Wendy Day answers questions LIVE.  Today, she answered questions about:

  • What “building a buzz” means
  • When should artists place their music with music supervisors at TV/Film/Game/Advertisers
  • Drake and speculation on him signing directly to Apple
  • Where does the income first come for new artists
  • Eminem
  • Crowdfunding your next project
  • Chris Brown vs Drake as business empires
  • Which sites are monetized for artists
  • The Bay Area rap scene in the 1990s
  • How a producer can get paid properly
  • Building relationships to get in Spotify playlists (or achieving any of your goals).  Thanks to Tony Guidry for answering this question (and helping me).
  • Reminding industry people who you are
  • Starting a publishing company
  • Why I incorporate artists as soon as I start working with them
  • How to hire Wendy Day (and why I need a budget for marketing and promotions)
  • Starting a not-for-profit record label
  • Helping artists when you own a studio
  • Why Wendy doesn’t listen to music sent to her
  • Getting feedback from fans about your music
  • The importance of a budget to be effective in the music industry

To have Wendy answer your questions LIVE, send the question to ThisIsWendyDay@gmail.com and mention that it’s for “Wendy Day LIVE” in the subject area of the email.

Some of the websites we mentioned: SoundExchange, ASCAP, BMI, SESACIncorporating an artist, and Article about marketing.