18 08, 2019

Mini Indie Music Bus (Photos)

By |2019-08-28T11:15:54-05:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: News, Official|Tags: , , , , , |

Here are the before photos of the emergency van we purchased to convert to our first mini Indie Music Bus™. Next the red stripes will be removed and our logos added. We will be using it to attend music conferences and to camp during VIP concerts with camping options like Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival and Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival On the inside, we will be removing some things and adding two swivel chairs and computers on the side where the black bench is now. The computer's will be used for signups, promo videos, mobile Indie Music Bus™ Engine promotions, live video news feeds! It's feels so amazing knowing that we will soon be on the road doing live video feed band interviews, venue and concert reviews and meeting many of our favorite independent acts! #IndieMusicBus #Mobile There are [...]

10 08, 2019

Guest Author About Music Related Topics

By |2019-08-10T06:39:02-05:00August 10th, 2019|Categories: Guest Author, Official, Opportunities|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guest Author Hello again, Walter here! Will you be a guest author at Indie Music Bus? We would like to give folks more exposure and give our readers more diversity in subject matter! That's why we are opening up our blog to guest authors. There is no monetization on our site so we are not going to make any money for your content. If you're interested, read on! Content Types We are looking for content on just about anything that's music related! Authors can be musicians, songwriters, radio people, bloggers, or music fans! 800 words minimum! Music Reviews Interviews Stories From the Road DIY Help Guides Music Release Backstories (Self Promotion) General Music Commentary or History Product Reviews   What's Needed We are looking for unique content that has never been published! You can repost your content on other blogs [...]

6 08, 2019

New Crowdfunding Platform ROCCR.COM Offers First Projects at No Cost @ROCCRS

By |2019-08-14T10:34:12-05:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Official, Opportunities, Partnership|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ROCCR.COM – the next chapter in crowdfunding   With our partner, Indie Music Bus, we’re looking for bands and artists who want to get their next project off the ground. It could be a new tour or a recording session to get your album recorded.  It could be for your first demo or anything that helps bring your fans closer to you and keep them more involved in what you're doing. The first batch of projects can go live on our new site at no cost.  The driving force behind our new crowdfunding site - ROCCR.com, is to be as upfront and honest with costs, as possible. Usually, it would cost £99 to list a project,  but we're waiving that fee, entirely,  for the first few projects on the site, so - get in touch! To do that - just [...]

20 07, 2019

Is Your Brand Part of the Music Industry’s Future? Let’s Talk!

By |2019-07-20T08:05:32-05:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Official|Tags: , , , |

For the next few months, we are going to interview brands inventing new technologies and services that are the future of the music industry. Because we care about artist fairness, we will be looking for that from these brands. Over the years we have seen new tech come and go. The current mainstream music industry is ever evolving into something new. Artists are more in control of their own destiny then ever before. Many artists are also entrepreneurs who really care about their peers. They work to do something about the unfairness still found in the industry. Some of them team up with great people to foster change. They work to invent new processes and technologies towards the goal of artist fairness and industry transparency. Are you someone we can interview about your company and services? We would love to [...]

15 07, 2019

How to Get More Free Views on Facebook

By |2019-07-15T17:44:35-05:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: DIY Music Business, Official, Tips|Tags: , , |

I will try to help you get more free views on Facebook for 2019 in this short article. You are not alone in your struggle to be heard or at least feel noticed. Getting to that is a process of understanding your following. Knowing what works and what doesn’t will certainly help a lot! Thankfully there are tools to help you find out, Facebook (Insights) and Twitter (Analytics). I am going to help you learn how! In Facebook (Insights), you are looking to achieve a high engagement score. That's what drives free traffic! If you find that your highest engagement is when you post an image that's related to the topic and that you asked a question. Do that more often! To find out which are you best performing posts, got to "Insights" and then to "Posts" where you can [...]

11 07, 2019

Take Part in our Act of the Month Events

By |2019-08-22T05:32:41-05:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Act of the Month Event, Contests, Official|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Act of the Month Events Take part in our Act of the Month Events as an artist, band, record label, radio station, blogger or judge! Artists To qualify for the events as an artist: Be an independent act recording songs with lyrics Have professional looking website, images, photos and album covers A decent social media following Regional tour/shows a plus You can also submit music and your story for other features here at Indie Music Bus via Submit Music Links and Your Story Act of the Month Rewards Lifelong Profile on Indie Music Bus (Rare) Music/Song Reviews Expanded Interview with Candice Marshall @CAMARSHALLSTAR Social Media Shouts/Mentions Facebook Page Cover Doodly Video Indie Music Monday - Top Tracks or Album share from Spotify   Application is below!   Reviewers A&R Who is the A&R person (team) and what is the review process/criteria, [...]

22 06, 2019

Help Develop Our Next Act of the Month Series+

By |2019-07-11T17:11:13-05:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Collaboration, Contests, Exclusive Features, Official, Opportunities, Promotion|Tags: , , , |

We want to run another Act of the Month Series without submissions or fan votes. This is how I think it could work. Many of you have "rosters" or lists of some kind of the indie acts you love and support most right? Would you support suggesting your top 2 or 3 to us for an Act of the Month Feature here at IMB? Your part can be anonymous if you like. Our A&R will review the participants till we have 5 acts. Next the stories, music and websites of those acts will put in front of industry judging panel. Judging with be done either on a secret Facebook group or a section here on IMB or via email. Some of you might be thinking, what's in it for us? For one, you're helping the acts you love. Those of [...]

14 06, 2019

Appear in an Indie Music Bus Newsletter

By |2019-06-14T08:47:49-05:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Official, Opportunities, Promotion|Tags: , , , , , , |

How to Appear in an Indie Music Bus Newsletter That's right, you have the chance to appear in an upcoming newsletter by simply subscribing to the monthly Official Indie Music Bus Newsletter and leaving a comment below! To help indie music creators and industry as much as possible, this is a free service! Take advantage of it! Musicians and Bands Because music fans and radio subscribers will receive selected content from you guys. Tell us what you want to appear in the newsletter below! Include summaries of your biography, music releases, reviews or interviews. In addition to the newsletter, shout outs on Twitter too! Music Industry As a matter of fact, we welcome indie music radio stations, bloggers and record labels too! Looking for artists or have news to tell, then summarize below! Selected content will be sent to artists [...]

9 06, 2019

Seeking Writers For DIY Music Business Articles

By |2019-06-13T09:36:49-05:00June 9th, 2019|Categories: Exclusive Features, Official, Opportunities|

Welcome, Walter here! In an attempt to offer DIY Music Business Articles at extremely modest once a year subscriptions, we are doing some research! After we determine the cost in paying the writers, we will consider the price for artists to read them. We are most interested in DIY music business articles offering help for independent do it yourselfer bands and musicians.   During this research phase, we have some questions; What's fair pay for exclusive & non-exclusive content per 500 words? Would the writer like the option of royalties and paid a lower initial price? Because we may have forgotten something, are there other considerations? If there are enough interested writers, we will go forward and work to build up at least 10 articles before going live! Articles will publish only on Indie Music Bus with links back to [...]