So you're an independent artist, doing just about everything yourself. Well, here's a book that can help you with your promotion and marketing. It's called, "Guerrilla Music Marketing Handbook: 201 Self-Promotion Ideas for Songwriters, Musicians and Bands on a Budget." Its always good to stay on top of marketing news, to learn how to more effectively and efficiently market yourself. This book seeks to help you promote yourself.
An Overview Of The Recorded Music Industry--Throughout the past 10 years, the recorded music industry has changed drastically. Illegal downloading has run rampant, physical sales have declined, legal digital distribution outlets were created, music became more portable, cellular phones became media outlets, and alternative revenue streams for artists and labels have been developed.