Industry Resources

The Power of a Well-Crafted Resume

Greetings Everyone,  My name is Oswaldo Navarro, Career Development Manager with Music Forward Foundation. One of my favorite aspects of my role is working directly with students as they jumpstart their career in the music [...]

Top 10 Entry-Level Job Tips & Trends – Fall 2023 

Look for part-time over full-time work. We are seeing part-time job openings double as the workplace has been more flexible with people’s desires for freelance or gig work.  Be comfortable piecing multiple jobs together. Once [...]

Back-to-School Tips for Music Industry Fans

Stay creative.  Several of Music Forward’s recent interns have come to us with impressive resumes that include radio shows they host, student conferences they have helped to organize, or festivals they have produced. Stop waiting [...]

Spotify Masterclass for Artists

Take a personal guide through Spotify's artist tools & features, and discover the knowledge and best practices to help you find your audience on Spotify.

Marketing Strategy

Marketing is a must. Learn the 7 truths of Music Marketing and how to market on your local scene. Download Here

Develop a Marketing Plan

Ready to get noticed? Create a marketing strategy using this step-by-step to put a promo plan into action.

Artist Branding

Developing your image is an important part of artist branding. Learn how to enhance your band photo and band bio to stand out.  

Hone Your Pitch

Get the attention of industry leaders in 30 seconds or less for impactful networking and making a great first impression.

Pitch Perfect Artist Practice

Capture the interest of the music industry by creating and perfecting your artist pitch.

Social Media

Use Social Media to build your brand as an artist and reach fans all over the world. Download Here
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