I like this article since it looks at how some acts have used the internet to build a following and then turned that into commercial success – either on their own or with the step to a traditional record label.

An article on our blog looks at exactly what you should do to use the interent to build your fanbase.

But, the key thing for me in this article is at the end where the writer points out that you need to take the time to learn your carft – a theme that we bang on about endlessly.

While you’re waiting for your big break, you need to hone your skills in front of an audience. Getting signed is half the battle, but if you want to be a band that makes a difference, you need to perform consistently and write memorable songs on a tight schedule. 

Read the whole post here.