A question for rappers.... Would you PERSONALLY give away 75,000 CD singles over a 100 day period in 75 cities in order to sell 7,500 iTunes album downloads & do 40 shows for $2,500??? This is the math for distributing the free single or sampler CD: Below is the math behind the sales that the above legwork can generate when coupled with a consistent digital content release plan and social media promotional schedule. To add radio to the above plan would cost an additional $40-50,000, yet is still feasible once the numbers are evaluated. So your time and a $57,250 investment stands to generate close to $175,000 - more than triple the money spent. As the artist in this e...
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BuzzAngle’s midyear report on the music industry was released last month, revealing some pleasant (& not so pleasant) surprises concerning music, the way that it’s listened to, and the revenue it generates. If you’ve been keeping up with the latest developments about music and how it’s enjoyed by fans, then it’s not a secret or […]
To a major label artist 1 $12.99 iTunes album sale MIGHT make them 60 cents (after they recoup). To an independent artist 1 $12.99 iTunes album sale world make them roughly $10.00 (iTunes keeps 30% of everything they sell) The major label artist gotta go gold (sell 500,000) to hopefully make $30,000. The indie artist […]
Rappers: I’m kinda confused…. What makes a total stranger “owe” you a listen?? What’s this “chance” you say you’re seeking? I ask this because every struggling rapper says that nobody wants to listen or give them a chance. Please realize that when u choose to be a rapper, you join MILLIONS of other wanna be […]