Wendy Day Answers your Questions LIVE

Topics:

  • What labels today are like Cash Money and No Limit in the 90s?
  • Do I still use Flyers and Postcards?
  • What are download cards?
  • Can the music industry cause insanity?
  • Are EPKs helpful?
  • Am I planning on taking another indie label to a major label like Cash Money?
  • Trouble branching out from the southeast and Flawless in Rhode Island
  • Should you pay for a Distribution Deal (*spoiler alert* NOOOOOO!)
  • Tunecore as a distributor and where I distribute my artists’ music
  • Can you protect intellectual property with graphic designers?
  • Can I stop a designer from bootlegging my t-shirts?
  • Illuminati?  Puh-lease. Black people can have success without selling their souls.
  • Do I have to have an EPK to get posted on Blogs?
  • Streaming Music–does it pay poorly? (see https://wendyday.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/streaming-income/)
  • Why did I choose to work with Trouble?
  • How can an artist tap into the college market? (join NACA.org–their 2017 national convention is 2/18/2017-2/22/2017 in Baltimore). The other organization is APCA (www.APCA.com)
  • Podcasting VS radio broadcasts to promote artists?
  • Reality Shows as a way to promote artists?
  • How I test music and songs for my clients
  • Tunecore VS CD Baby?
  • Where did we spend money to promote Trouble?
  • Rappers: How To Find A Producer?
  • Producers: How To Find Rappers and Singers?
  • Why does radio play the same stuff over and over and why do they always play Drake?
  • Why do known producers want money?
  • What events should indie artists attend?
  • How do I find out whats going on in my target area?
  • What if I can’t afford to go to an industry event or conference?
  • Tony’s digital marketing company: aScratchyThroat.com (aScratchyThroat@gmail.com)
  • How to recognize a “scam”
  • How I test music and find the market for music?
  • Who is your audience and how you find them?
  • How do I find help in Chicago?