Music Growth Talks
Ryan Kairalla

MGT103: Declare Your Independence As An Artist – Ryan Kairalla

Ryan Kairalla, an entertainment lawyer and author of the “Break The Business” book and podcast, talks about (not) trusting record deals, opening your own record label, new promising platforms for musicians, predictions for 2018, and more.

Janette Berrios

MGT102: How To Get Featured On Spotify – Janette Berrios (Symphonic Distribution)

Janette Berrios, a Director of Marketing at Symphonic Distribution, explains how you get featured on digital music stores and streaming platforms and shares lots of tips and tricks on getting the most out of Spotify as an artist.

Inflyte founders Paul McConnon & Paul Hamill

MGT101: Fixing Promo Music Delivery For Labels – Paul Hamill (Inflyte)

Paul Hamill, CEO of Inflyte, talks on how this music delivery platform has been helping their clients get more and better feedback on promo submissions, and shares outreach tips applicable to indie artists handling PR themselves.

Photo credit: Markus Ketola, Slush Music

MGT100: Making Music Distribution Simple – Philip Kaplan (DistroKid)

Philip Kaplan, a serial entrepreneur and founder of DistroKid, talks about releasing over a thousand albums per day with a team of less than 10 people, how easy distributing your music should be, mortality, and more.

Tim Heineke

MGT99: Messenger Bots For Musicians – Tim Heineke

Tim Heineke, the founder of the POP messenger bot builder, explains what a messenger bot is and isn’t, and makes it obvious how the Messenger is becoming a key channel in Direct To Fan marketing, already being more effective than social media and even email in many ways.

MGT98: Joyce Kettering

MGT98: How To Start Licensing Your Music – Joyce Kettering

Joyce Kettering explains how to turn music licensing into a sustainable income stream, where to find good stock music libraries, what deals and companies to avoid, and a lot more. This show is all about getting your music placed!