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Your Music Catalog Can Generate Unimaginable Wealth

by IHM on July 12, 2019

Let Indiehitmaker Help You Generate Long-Term Revenues With Your Music Catalog During your quest to create and release your next chart-topping hit, do not discard any of your songs. Instead, keep them so that your music catalog (aka back catalog), as well as the cash in your pocket, can grow. Your music catalog is an

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Spotify Growth Helps IHM Artists’ Momentum Soar

by IHM on January 23, 2019

Spotify Growth, The New Way To Build Streams, Monthly Listeners, Followers and More To Help You #makeitcount Indiehitmaker has always provided many services to help independent artists build momentum. With the growing importance of streaming, we’re introducing our latest offering, Spotify Growth, designed to grow your streaming presence and build your fan base. This morning,

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Mega Ran & Bag of Tricks Cat #makeitcount with Indiehitmaker

by IHM on July 5, 2018

Mega Ran & Bag of Tricks Cat Combine Talents for Smashing Chart Success Mega Ran & Bag of Tricks Cat, two talented rappers from different backgrounds with different styles, are finding success together. Mega Ran, AKA Raheem Jarbo, is a middle school teacher by day, and an exceptionally talented rapper by night. Known for his

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Tips To Help You Make Streaming Count

by IHM on May 23, 2018

IHM Has Helped Make Streaming Count for Arielle and Many More… You Can Be Next Indiehitmaker wants to help make sure you’re getting the most out of your online streams and plays, so this week we have a few tips to help independent artists stay on top and make every stream count towards building your momentum.

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Three IHM Artists Top The Billboard Charts In One Week

by IHM on April 4, 2018

Three IHM Artists Top The Billboard Charts This Week, You Could Be Next This week at Indiehitmaker we are highlighting our artists that sit at the top of the Billboard charts. From jazz guitar to comedy to horror-movie-inspired synthwave, IHM partners with a vast and diverse roster of artists that are making it count on their

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Arielle Builds Major Momentum Working With Indiehitmaker

by IHM on March 28, 2018

50 Date Tour with Eric Johnson, 6 Weeks on the Charts, Thousands of Records Sold, Here’s What’s Coming Next for This Rising Star Hailing from Austin, Texas, Arielle is ready to take over the world. After many astounding opportunities opening for many incredible artists like Heart, Joan Jett, and Gregg Allman, her most recent tour with

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IHM Artist Arielle Scores Big With Dropkick

by IHM on February 22, 2018

New Artist Arielle Racks Up Chart Success and Major Tours With Her New Album “Mind Lion” Indiehitmaker would like to shine the spotlight on “classic folk rock” artist Arielle. A music industry triple threat who began singing at the age of five, Arielle says that if there’s something you can count on about her music,

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How Hip-hop producers Smith and Hay got the #1 Billboard Jazz Album

by IHM on January 23, 2018

Smith and Hay #makeitcount in 2018 with Indiehitmaker Hip-hop producers Smith and Hay best known for the “Tidal v. Spotify Challenge” return to the spotlight by releasing a Jazz album. Still feeling musically unsatisfied after Jazz’s initial release, they went back into the studio, reworked the music, added new tracks and released a second version called Jazz

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The Trumpetlady’s Album Release Plan Wins Again

by IHM on January 9, 2018

With a Horn and an Album Release Plan, Syreeta Thompson Takes Over The Billboard Charts… Again. In January of 2017, Syreeta Thompson Trumpetlady and Indiehitmaker set out on an eight-month journey to develop an album release plan that would outdo her Billboard charting debut ‘Winner.’ Rightfully named ‘Evolution Of A Winner,’ Syreeta consulted with IHM President Bram Bessoff to strategically

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Make It Count In 2018 with Indiehitmaker

by IHM on January 5, 2018

3 New IHM Services To Help You Make It Count In 2018 Our goal for the New Year is to help more artists make it count in 2018. We’re bringing new features and services online to help you build stronger momentum plans and find faster paths to success. “My personal new year’s resolution is to help artists Make

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Billboard Year End Charts 2017 feature IHM Artists (Pt. 2)

by IHM on December 28, 2017

Indiehitmaker Artists Hit It Big on Billboard Year End Charts 2017 Looking back on 2017, Indiehitmaker artists have had more #1 records and been on the charts for more weeks than in our last ten years of reporting combined. For the second part of our 2017 year in review, we’re looking back on the charting success

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William Control Finale Hits No. 1 on 9 Charts + Week 48 Charting Artists

by IHM on December 6, 2017

The Last You’ll Hear of William Control: Revelations in His Own Words Four months ago, when we last wrote about William Control,  he had just release the third of his four part concept series to smashing success. Now, with the last of the series hitting the charts, we talk to frontman and mastermind William Francis about the

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Emcee NICE Artist Spotlight + Week 43 Charting Artists

by IHM on November 1, 2017

He’s Got Angels: IHM Interviews Emcee NICE In its second week of release, the latest Emcee NICE record, Praise, has landed on over a dozen different charts, dominating the christian/gospel releases but also crossing spiritual boundaries to land high on charts like Rap Album Sales, and Emerging Artists. Check out our interview below where Emcee NICE tells his

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My Silent Bravery’s Smashing Success: Keys to a Strong Momentum Plan

by IHM on October 19, 2017

My Silent Bravery climbs to top of charts with IHM Momentum Plan “Got It Going On,” a breakout single by My Silent Bravery, a one-man rock act out of Boston, MA sat at #1 for nine weeks ahead of Lana Del Ray, international superstar, on the Billboard Hot Singles Chart. How? Manager Evan Stein has a

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Fan Engagement & Owning The Relationship: The Empty Pockets (Pt. 4 )

by IHM on September 27, 2017

Josh Solomon Returns to Talk Fan Engagement and Owning The Relationship Fan engagement is the number one reason for the success of Josh Solomon and The Empty Pocket’s latest release ‘Voices’ and inseparable from the dedication he’s put into building the relationship between the band and its fans. At 30,000 strong, Solomon bases his fan metrics

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William Control is Building Major Momentum

by IHM on July 25, 2017

William Control’s release plan is building momentum and topping the charts William Control’s release plan has been a smashing success. As a Dropkick CD artist, he is reporting presales, online mail order, digital downloads, and live show sales while on Warped Tour to hit 16 different charts in one week of release. Highlights include #1 on multiple charts

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Grant Maloy Smith Hits Pay Dirt with IHM Momentum Plan

by IHM on July 11, 2017

Grant Maloy Smith is winning fans, selling music and hitting the charts Born and raised in the Florida panhandle, Grant Maloy Smith grew up with a wide blend of influences. His favorite, The Beatles and whatever bluegrass music was flowing down from Kentucky. Though he started his musical career with a certain rock ‘n roll bent, Grant

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Ryan Star Captures Fans & Money with Stationhead

by IHM on June 15, 2017

Stationhead uses the power of fan engagement to maximize your streaming royalties. Ryan Star and old friend Jace Kay came up with the idea for a customizable streaming radio station while splitting the bill at dinner. Kay became acutely aware of the disconnect between Star’s success and his bank account. So they started throwing around ideas.

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The Empty Pockets Succeed with Digital Music Marketing (Pt. 1)

by IHM on June 8, 2017

Josh Solomon Reinvents Himself & The Empty Pockets The Empty Pockets have been making a living on the road for ten years, but only just now achieved charting success, and with an album that’s already two years old. How? Through the power of personalized digital marketing says Josh Solomon, the band’s guitarist and vocalist. The

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Stephen Edwards Climbs the Charts with Six other IHM artists

by IHM on June 1, 2017

Stephen Edwards is a film composer turned charting artist thanks to his mom Stephen Edwards released his first feature length documentary just this year, but you’ve probably heard his music long before you knew his name. Edwards is one of the most in-demand film and television composers of the time. You may know his work from movies

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Bob Pressner is a viral sensation – Artist Spotlight

by IHM on May 24, 2017

Bob Pressner single resonates with America Eight years before the September 11 Terrorist attacks, on February 26 1993, a massive 1,200 pound bomb was detonated in the basement of the World Trade Center. Bob Pressner, a Wall Street commodities trader at the time, was so affected he quit his day job and dedicated himself to

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TuneRegistry becomes new trusted partner of Dropkick

by IHM on April 26, 2017

TuneRegistry makes the Dropkick 12-Step release plan easier At SXSW, Bram connected with Dae Bogan, Co-founder and CEO, of TuneRegistry. They put together an exclusive deal for IHM artists.  Dae Bogan has had plenty of experience within the music industry, totaling over ten years of management, planning and marketing knowledge. Aside from this, he is also

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WSAATL Workshop features Bram | IHM Artist Spotlight

by IHM on April 13, 2017

WSAATL “Music Biz” Workshop features Bram & DropkickWSAATL (Writing Sessions America Atlanta Chapter) latest “Music Biz” workshop will feature IHM’s founder & president Bram Bessoff this Wednesday April 19th, 2017. Bram will discuss how to successfully release music using IHM’s Dropkick 12-step release plan. Leave with actionable tips you can start using immediately to find your fans,

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HB-155, GA’s First Music Bill Passes, IHM Artist Spotlight

by IHM on April 7, 2017

HB-155 passes with help from GA’s Live Music CommunityHB-155 is the legislation presented by Georgia Music Partners that will bring similar tax incentives to music production that has made Georgia one of the top markets in the world for film. IHM president and founder, Bram Bessoff, led the GMP Live Music Advisory Committee supporting the grass

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SXSW fan engagement panel led by Bram | IHM weekly charting artists

by IHM on February 28, 2017

SXSW Fan Engagement Panel Moderated by BramSXSW 17 Music Conference will feature an interactive panel led by Bram, president & founder of Indiehitmaker. Attendees will learn how to increase fan engagement & profits through merch, how to build audiences online & at live shows and of course make music & merch sales count on the charts. The

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ShowSlinger Offers Free Trial | IHM Artists #makeitcount

by IHM on February 23, 2017

ShowSlinger Offers Free Trial ShowSlinger, an online booking and promotions service, has offered a free trial to IHM artists. It connects artists, venues and fans with a simple, powerful app. ShowSlinger can be used for bars, clubs, restaurants, hotels, casinos, resorts, private events or anywhere. Artists can make money in 3 ways: gigs, digital tips

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TalentWatch Music Discovery, IHM Grammy Winners | Charting Artists

by IHM on February 15, 2017

Get Discovered on TalentWatchWe are very excited to share an opportunity through our partner’s at TalentWatch, an innovative brand that could very well change the way music artists are discovered.TalentWatch can be seen on Amazon Prime, FilmOn TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and select cable channelsTwo areas that will jump out at you when you visit their

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1) Crowdfund your vinyl project for less 2) Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) looking to collab with you 3) IHM artists on the charts

by IHM on February 8, 2017

Exclusive savings for IHM artists on vinyl pressing feesWant to release on vinyl but unsure how to pay for it? Our partners at Qrates have an amazing platform to help press your next release on vinyl using their innovative on-demand crowdfunding platform.Start taking pre-orders or press with crowdfunding from little as 100 copies. With world class

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Music Gateway launches Sync Portal – IHM artists #MakeItCount on Billboard

by IHM on January 25, 2017

Music Gateway launches Sync PortalOur friends at Music Gateway have developed a Sync Portal, which represents independent music to a huge variety of sync opportunities. The portal provides an exclusive channel for independents to over 300 global advertising agencies and a global network of music supervisors. This includes Hollywood’s supervisor elite including John Houlihan, Joel

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1) SXSW unofficial showcases deadline extended 2) Vinyl sales surge 3)IHM artists #makeitcount this holiday season

by IHM on January 8, 2017

Red Gorilla extends deadline for to perform during SXSWMissed the deadlines to play SXSW? Red gorilla is offering artists more opportunities to get on stage during SXSW 2017. They have extended their deadline to play unofficial showcases thru this Sunday, January 15th, applications to perform can be found here.Vinyl sales surge to pre 2000’s numbers  The numbers

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