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David Verney is a graduate from the University of West London, husband, father, Christian and Tottenham Hotspur fan. He started Krannaken.com during his final year at University. The initial idea was just somewhere to put his ideas on the subject of music marketing. However, it has been going strong since then and (at the time of writing) this website is just over 3 years old. Ideas don't dry up because the industry is always changing. New websites with new features are being launched all the time. Therefore, Writer's Block does not feature. I hope you enjoy the blog. Please hit one of the banners and claim your free copy of The Complete Guide to Music Marketing. I plan to update my book with new content every year.

Benefits of Networking With Other Musicians? 10 Great Reasons

Networking isn’t only about socializing. There are all sorts of people who network for all kinds of reasons. In this post, we will discuss why people have to network and the benefits of networking with other musicians for those who do network. We will look at why you need to network as an artist. So…

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How to Make Money Selling Presets to Music Producers

Selling presets and sample packs is another good market for you to crack into with your music. You can sell such products to music producers through sites like We Make Dance Music. However, there is nothing to stop you from also selling your products on Etsy. This may be the smallest of the three markets…

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Make Money Selling Stock Music to Creators on Etsy

Yesterday, we looked at selling merch to fans through dropshipping. This included CDs, T-shirts, hoodies, etc. I explained the concept of drop shipping and how merchandise is advertising that actually pays you a profit. In today’s post, we look at selling stock music on Etsy. I show you exactly how you can make money selling…

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Make Money by Selling Music to Fans on Etsy

You can make money by selling music products on Etsy as a musician. In this series of posts, we will discuss products you can sell to different customers depending on who they are and what they need your products for. This will be a three-part series. I will cover selling products to bloggers, YouTubers, sync…

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Are You Too Old to Be a Music Artist?

Music artists are stereotyped as young boys who smoke too much cannabis, use too many expletives or slang terms when they speak, are rude to older people and think they’re the best, but is this true? As a trance music artist in the same generation as Armin Van Buuren, I would challenge this stereotype. I…

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Is Threads Meta’s New Secret Weapon?

Last week, Damian Keyes made a video introducing his audience to Meta’s new social media platform, Threads. Personally, I have fallen out with Meta as they have no idea what they are doing with their advertising platform. Still, I just wanted to put my oar in about their new social media platform and tell the…

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Can You Make a Living as a Music Composer?

We’re looking at Guy Michelmore’s YouTube video today on whether it is possible to make a living as a music composer. Many of you will know that Guy works with an educational establishment in the United Kingdom. Therefore, I realized very early in the video that the whole video was to promote the courses that…

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How to Use Alex Genadinik White-Label Music Courses

Alex Genadinik’s resume will be a joy to read for anyone. He has taught well over half a million students through the online learning site, Udemy. He is also offering his wealth of knowledge to you as white-label courses. You are now asking, “Very good, but what are white-label courses?” In this post, I will…

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How to Develop Deeper Meaning in Your Lyrics

This post is just as much a tutorial for myself as it is for you. Those of you who have heard our music will know that we don’t generally adopt lyrics as a rule. There is more than one reason for this. Firstly, I’m just not good at writing lyrics. There is also the fact…

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Which Music Blogging Platform Do You Need in 2023

Here are a few factors you must consider before launching your artist website. This post asks, Which are the best music blogging platform for your music in 2023? Why do you need to consider them? I use WordPress.org, but that is not the only music blogging platform. Each one has its own pros and cons….

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