One of the most valuable resources at CD Baby is our musician community.

There are so many talented artists doing innovative work without the benefit of a big label’s budget and connections.

These are independent artists who create great music, and then experiment with promo strategies and communication tools until they find an effective means to get that music in front of a loyal fanbase.

No two successful DIY artists are doing that in exactly the same way; they all have different expertise.

So we asked them: “For your particular area of strength in music, what are your top five tips?”

Let’s learn from these successful DIY musicians

You can watch them each deliver quick, actionable advice in the “Top 5 Artist Tips” playlist above.

Or visit one of the specific video links here:

We’ll be publishing two new videos in this series every week, so check back regularly for more!