Social Strategy: How Artists Can Make the Most of Facebook

Social media is a common pain point for many artists. Even if you love it, staying consistent across platforms can be exhausting. As tempting as it is to treat social networks the same, Stem breaks down why different approaches can pay off. This article will focus on platform-specific Facebook strategy.

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Five Tips Artists Should Read Before Working With A Lawyer

Laws operate at the heart of the music business, and lawyers exist to make sense of them all. From brokering deals to ushering in new artists, their responsibilities cover substantial ground. Here's what you need to know about attorneys.

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The 7%: Madame Gandhi Speaks Change Into Existence With #FutureIsFemale

Madame Gandhi has lent her brilliance to multiple fields—music, activism, a public speaking career that combines the two. A natural communicator, she can swiftly tackle social injustice with intimate anecdotes and calls for change. Before her 7% panel appearance, she sat down with Stem and dropped knowledge.

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Social Strategy: How Artists Can Make the Most of Instagram

Social media is a common pain point for many artists. Even if you love it, staying consistent across platforms can be exhausting. As tempting as it is to treat social networks the same, Stem breaks down why different approaches can pay off. This article will focus on platform-specific Instagram strategy.

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The 7%: Tiffany Kumar Makes Moves for Inclusion at Spotify

Since her days juggling NYU classes and intern assignments for Kanye West, it's been clear Tiffany Kumar was destined to do something special. The Global Head of Songwriter Relations at Spotify spoke with Stem about gender inclusion in music after she joined a stacked panel of all-star women at the first 7% event.

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Five Music Facts Every Artist Should Know

Music licensing governs who gets paid and how big the check is. Behind the industry's glitz and glamor, legal terms and protected rights set the rules for first-time musicians and seasoned vets alike. To help clarify these rules, here are five facts every artist should know.

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How To Start Your Own Business (And Whether Artists Should)

Artists, businesses in their own right, stand to benefit from formally registering a company. Stem highlights why and how creators should consider doing so in this high-level guide to founding your music startup.

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The 7%: TRAKGIRL Talks Pursuit of Gender Equality In Music

TRAKGIRL is making waves in the music industry, both behind the boards as a popular producer and behind the mic as a panel host. Stem collaborated with TRAKGIRL to launch a new panel series, The 7%, that unites women in music to inspire progress in a male-dominated industry.

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Four Steps Songwriters Can Take to Get Paid

Composition royalties (including performance and mechanical) enable songwriters and composers to make a living from their work. Learn more about these royalties and what you can do to collect them on Stem's blog.

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How Stem Can Help You Make Sense Of Your Streaming Data

Stem makes streaming royalties simple by ingesting countless transactions from around the world and turning them into a clear, concise dashboard to help artists and teams make informed, data-driven decisions. Here's how we can help your team.

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