1. Making Money with Spotify

    The days of buying CDs and spending 99 cents on hit singles are over—in this day and age, people are turning to streaming services like Spotify to discover new music and listen to old favorites. But where does this leave up-and-coming musicians who are trying to get their names out there and make money off of their music? In this blog, the Nashville music production team at Nashville Demo Factor…Read More

  2. Making Money with YouTube

    This isn’t another season of American Idol—getting your big break as a musician takes much more time and effort outside of the music itself. You need to be able to use the internet to your advantage in order to publish content, build a loyal following of fans, and of course, to make money—but we never said it was going to be easy. In the previous blog post, the Nashville music production pro…Read More

  3. Making Money With Music

    Remember the good old days when the entire fate of your music career depended on a run-in with bigwig music execs, an album recording session in a big-time studio, and the sale of CDs at the local Wal-Mart? We don’t remember, either. It doesn’t matter if you’re Taylor Swift or that guy Taylor who plays guitar in his garage down the street—financial success in the age of the internet is mor…Read More

  4. Harnessing Creativity, Part 4

    You've stuck around for Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of our series on harnessing creativity. Now it's time for the fourth and final part of the series, giving you even more tips for growing closer to your creative side. Have a drink. We’re not suggesting you go overboard with boozing during your creative adventures; one of the biggest misnomers in the creative world is that the most brilliant cre…Read More

  5. Harnessing Creativity, Part 3

    If you’ve read through Part 1 and Part 2 of our series on harnessing creativity, that’s great! Our Nashville music production experts are happy to help you get inspired and achieve a positive creative state! But if you’re still struggling to center your creative mind, we’ve got you covered. Here’s part of our series on harnessing creativity, with more essential tips for conditioning your…Read More

  6. Traits of a Successful Musician

    As music production experts in the musical heartland of America, Nashville Demo Factory understands what it takes to make great musical recordings, as well as the attitude needed to be a successful and talented musician. While music of any style or genre can find commercial and artistic success, there’s a certain mindset and lifestyle that comes with the territory of being a full-time musician i…Read More

  7. Harnessing Your Creativity, Part 2

    In our previous blog, the Nashville music production experts at Nashville Demo Factory discussed a few simple ways to harness creative energy, jumpstart your creative process, and avoid frustrating mental barriers that stifle your creative success. We’ll continue with that topic here, giving you more helpful ways to get creative and stay creative. Don’t fear failure. There’s nothing that sti…Read More

  8. Find the Courage to Create

    Every artist, musician, songwriter, and creator knows that the path towards pursuing a dream is lined with two types of people. On one side, there are the supporters, our friends and family who constantly provide us with the encouragement we sometimes need to keep moving forward. On the other side are those people whose voices seem to shout louder and hit deeper at times than even they understand.…Read More