Charice Pempengco

10 Musicians Who Were YouTube Discoveries

Social media is the new source for talent scouts to discover sensational stars and YouTube is one such social media who has given the world some hip-and-happening musicians.

Practical Tips for Touring

Practical Touring Tips

Artists, even the most successful ones, often make the majority of their money on the road. Not only is touring necessary to build and maintain a fan base, but if done well, it can also be very lucrative.

Never Miss A Live Opportunity To Promote Your Band

Always promote your band, but make sure you make an impression on stage.

Amanda Palmer

Shifting Sands: Should You Seek A Record Label Deal Or Go Independent, In 2013?

I assume no one reading a piece on Dotted needs an re-cap of the carnival that has ensued in the eight year since, but it’s always worth asking the question, “where are we now?”

Music Fan Gate 2.0

Introducing Music Fan Gate 2.0

Dotted Music presents Music Fan Gate 2.0, a set of 6 professional music-themed fan gate templates packed with simple setup instructions.

Using URL Shorteners In Music Marketing

I’ve noticed that musicians have been embracing URL shorteners somewhat more actively lately. And this is nothing but great! The shorteners are misused regularly as well though, so read on to learn how to do them right.