254 – The Label Machine – with Nick Sadler of NSDMT

by | Nov 25, 2021 | Podcast

How do you run an independent record label? How do you set yourself and your artists up for success long-term?

That’s what we’re going to be looking at in this episode of The New Music Industry Podcast.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 00:24 – Nick Sadler is back!
  • 00:54 – Nick’s new book
  • 08:57 – Artist contracts and recording agreements
  • 10:02 – Finding an extra set of hands to help you in your career – artist manager
  • 13:30 – Successful artists generally don’t wait around for representation
  • 16:04 – Why is it important to throw more money at album artwork?
  • 21:11 – How David won Best Original Score for The Nobody Prayer
  • 23:15 – How to grow an email list in depth
  • 33:33 – Has Nick ever had to diagnose and repair a business that wasn’t working?
  • 34:48 – What is the importance of a business plan?
  • 39:05 – Instagram and Facebook ads and the gold rush
  • 45:58 – Nick’s closing thoughts
  • 49:03 – Setting up your artists for success

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Closing Segment

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This has been episode 254 of The New Music Industry Podcast. I’m David Andrew Wiebe, and I look forward to seeing you on the stages of the world.