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Giving artists and their teams the latest tips, tricks, advice and news in bite sized episodes. This podcast aims to help you stay updated, informed and succeed in the music industry!

Giving artists and their teams the latest tips, tricks, advice and news in bite sized episodes. This podcast aims to help you stay updated, informed and succeed in the music industry!

Location:

United States

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Giving artists and their teams the latest tips, tricks, advice and news in bite sized episodes. This podcast aims to help you stay updated, informed and succeed in the music industry!

Language:

English


Episodes

Audiobook for Work Hard Playlist Hard is now available!

4/6/2022
The Audiobook is now available! Get the Audiobook from Audible - click here Get the Audiobook from Apple Books - click here Streaming music has proven it is here to stay. Artists and their teams now find themselves with many new challenges in the digital landscape. With more options than ever for music distribution, standing out in a crowd, deciding where to focus your energy and finding ways to reach your audience become critical choices you and your team will have to make. Now updated...

Duration:00:02:55

Do NOT Buy Streams - Payola vs Playola

2/22/2022
Do not buy streams! Repeat after me. Do not buy streams! This is something I will not stop talking about. I don't want to see artists risk their music being taken down, their distributor or label breaking up with them, or even worse, giving up on music all together. It is not a fast track to success, it will actually harm you long term. There's so much more I could say but I needed to get this off my chest. Please, do not buy streams! Thanks for hearing me out and please spread the...

Duration:00:03:44

Pre-Saves and Pre-Adds - Do they still matter?

11/25/2021
Are Pre-Saves still worth it? What about Pre-Adds? How do I set up a pre-add without paying for it? I’ve had so many questions and seen lots of debates about pre-saves and pre-adds. In this video I weigh in on the debate and share some examples of how to collect pre-saves in Spotify in the day leading up to an album release, I also cover instant gratification tracks in Apple Music and iTunes. If you have the Spotify app on your phone, computer or TV you can watch the video version of this...

Duration:00:08:19

Pandora for Artists and Labels: Workshop + Q&A with Andee Connors, Jamie Freedman and Michelle Solomon

11/7/2021
This episode is a recording of the live stream I hosted with three members from the Pandora team. We discuss and walkthrough Pandora's Artist Marketing Platform and some of the new tools that have been added recently. Follow me on YouTube to see when the next live recording will take place. YouTube.com/askmikewarner Speakers listed in alphabetical order: Andee Connors Senior Manager, Catalog & Creator Services Head Of Metal & Punk Programming Jamie Freedman Catalog & Creator...

Duration:01:07:49

Amazon Music Editorial Playlist Pitching - Artists Can Pitch Songs in the Amazon Music for Artists App

10/29/2021
Artists have long been asking for a way to pitch music for editorial playlists and programming consideration on Amazon Music, similar to how they pitch on platforms such as Spotify for artists. The wait is over! Artists can now pitch their music directly within the Amazon Music for Artists App. Songs can be pitched in advance or up to 14 days after they are released. This update went live in the App Store on October 27, 2021. Make sure you download the latest update and happy pitching! One...

Duration:00:01:56

My first Video Podcast

10/29/2021
This is a video podcast on Spotify. Check it out in the Spotify App. It will be audio only on other platforms.

Duration:00:47:05

A-Z of DSP Tools & Tips Workshop (Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Amazon Music, Boomplay & more)

10/28/2021
This workshop is for artists and their teams that want to make sure they are capturing every opportunity. Platforms covered include Amazon Music, Anghami, Apple Music, Boomplay, Deezer, JioSaavn, Pandora, Qobuz, Spotify, Twitch, Twitter and YouTube Music. This is an audio only version of the workshop. You can view the video in full at https://workhardplaylisthard.com/p/workshop or by going to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-XD9oSCn30 This workshop covers specific tools provided from...

Duration:00:48:35

Self Publishing my Second Book - Handling Customer Support and Feedback Directly

9/3/2021
My second book is now available. I made the decision to set myself up as a publisher and distribute it directly through Amazon's Expanded Distribution offering. In this episode I share why it's so important to handle customer support and feedback directly. Find out more about the book at WorkHardPlaylistHard.com Purchase the book Work Hard Playlist Hard (Second Edition) here! Reach me on socials @askmikewarner

Duration:00:07:04

Self Publishing my Second Book - Out Now Despite Some Challenges

8/31/2021
My second book is now available. I made the decision to set myself up as a publisher and distribute it directly to multiple stores include Amazon, Apple and Barnes & Noble. In this episode I explain some challenges I faced in making the book available through other stores after self releasing through Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing. Find out more about the book at WorkHardPlaylistHard.com Purchase the book Work Hard Playlist Hard (Second Edition) here! Reach me on socials @askmikewarner

Duration:00:05:24

Self Publishing my Second Book - Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing KDP

8/1/2021
My second book is coming and I made the decision to set myself up as a publisher and distribute it directly to multiple stores include Amazon, Apple and Barnes & Noble. In this episode I breakdown the process of self releasing through Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing. Find out more about the book at WorkHardPlaylistHard.com Pre order the Kindle version of Work Hard Playlist Hard (Second Edition) here! Reach me on socials @askmikewarner

Duration:00:05:11

Self Publishing my Second Book - Purchasing ISBN's from Bowker and Direct Distribution to Amazon, Apple Books + Barnes & Noble

7/20/2021
My second book is coming and I made the decision to set myself up as a publisher and distribute it directly to multiple stores include Amazon, Apple Books + Barnes & Noble. In this new season of the podcast I will be walking through the steps I followed and sharing everything I've learned along the way. This first episode I explain why I purchased my own ISBN’s and set myself up as a publisher through Bowker. Find out more about the book at WorkHardPlaylistHard.com Reach me on socials...

Duration:00:04:24

Music Licensing Explained by Michael Elsner

5/1/2021
Michael Elsner helps independent musicians create a lucrative income without signing their life away to a record label or publisher, by getting their music on TV Shows, Films and Commercials. He does this using a 4 step process he's developed over the last 16 years that has allowed him over 2400 sync placements of his own music. In this episode he says some quick tips to help artists get comfortable and get more familiar with the world of music licensing. You can download Michael's e-book...

Duration:00:05:46

One Million Streams on Release Day! ISRC FTW

4/22/2021
In this episode I discuss the importance of including an ISRC (International Standard Recording Code) when including a previously released song in a new release. The example I share is the new single 'Big Blue Sky' which is a collaboration between Date Night (my group) and Chris Robley. On this release we included a second song 'True North' which was previously released. On release day there was over had 1 million streams in Spotify for Artists because of the existing streams that 'True...

Duration:00:02:36

Nick Ditri (The Disco Fries) - "Stretching Out Your Content" #ArtistTips2021

2/17/2021
In this season of the podcast we invite music industry friends to share their tips for artists going into 2021. This episode features Nick Ditri from The Disco Fries. Follow The Disco Fries on Twitter, Instagram & TikTok @TheDiscoFries Learn everything Mike knows on the #WorkHardPlaylistHard website @ WorkHardPlaylistHard.com

Duration:00:06:25

Dr. Ulf Oesterle - "Focusing on Engagement" #ArtistTips2021

2/13/2021
In this season of the podcast I invite music industry friends to share their tips for artists going into 2021. This episode features Dr. Ulf Oesterle . Follow Dr. Ulf Oesterle on Twitter, Instagram & TikTok. Learn everything Mike knows on the #WorkHardPlaylistHard website @ WorkHardPlaylistHard.com

Duration:00:05:07

Andrea Young - "Everyone Should Be On Every DSP" #ArtistTips2021

2/13/2021
In this season of the podcast I invite music industry friends to share their tips for artists going into 2021. This episode features Andrea Young. Follow Andrea Young on Twitter and Instagram. Learn everything Mike knows on the #WorkHardPlaylistHard website @ WorkHardPlaylistHard.com

Duration:00:05:19

Join me on Clubhouse @MikeWarner

2/9/2021
Clubhouse is an audio only app that is taking over (almost) globally and has some truly exciting potential. Hope to see you on there soon! Follow me @MikeWarner and let's chat!

Duration:00:02:56

Kelli-Leigh - "Believe In Yourself and Be Prepared" #ArtistTips2021

12/22/2020
In this season of the podcast I invite music industry friends to share their tips for artists going into 2021. This episode features Kelli-Leigh . Follow Kelli-Leigh on Twitter and Instagram @kellileighuk Learn everything Mike knows on the #WorkHardPlaylistHard website @ WorkHardPlaylistHard.com

Duration:00:04:12

Troy Carter Jr - "Make a Plan and Grind it Out" #ArtistTips2021

12/17/2020
In this season of the podcast I invite music industry friends to share their tips for artists going into 2021. This first episode features Troy Carter Jr . Follow Troy on Twitter @troycarterjr and on Instagram @troycarterjrr Learn everything Mike knows on the #WorkHardPlaylistHard website @ WorkHardPlaylistHard.com

Duration:00:03:45

Spotify Canvas

12/9/2020
Hey guys! It's Mike Warner and you’re tuned into Streamline with Mike Warner. Today I wanted to update you on an exciting feature that Spotify has finally made available to most artists. It’s called Canvas. If you’ve pressed play on a track from a major artist on Spotify, you’ve probably noticed that a lot of them have short video clips that play instead of the usual static cover art. That’s Canvas. It’s basically an 8 second loop of any video you want. It's kind of like a mini music video....

Duration:00:02:36