Posts Tagged ‘digital downloads’

So I am releasing my new single, “Rock Your Body” online. I am working on a new full CD, but I wanted to drop some sneek releases, so I am doing an online single with “Rock Your Body.” I decided to use CDbaby.com and do just a digital release. This is a pretty slick setup […]


I have my own recording studio in Minneapolis, and if I had a dollar for every time I hear independent singers and songwriters say, “I want to take my music to the next level.” I would have as much money as Simon Cowell. Seroiusly, I hear it over and over again. It got me thinking […]


This past week it was reported that CD sales dropped by 17 million in 2008, and digital downloads grew by 8 million.  So what this means for independent artists is that one of the fastest growing means of distribution is at their finger tips. CDBaby and Tunecore are great ways that artists can release music […]


If you are a solo recording artist or if you are a band, you probably want to make money from making music.  It would be nice to make some money from the internet, right?  Well sometimes just a little creative thinking can help you generate income from your music.  Even if you are not a […]


Do you want to have more fans?  Want to sell more CD’s or dowloads?  Every journey begins with the very first step.  This is a list of 10 things you could do that could help advance your independent music career. 1. Upload your mp3 to a new site:  Find sites that allow artists to upload […]


Hello again from Minneapolis!! Ok….so what are your top ten talents? Maybe your list looks like this: 1. Singing 2. Dancing 3. Writing songs 4. Playing guitar 5. Art design 6. Outgoing 7. marketing 8. accounting 9. I’m attractive 10. public speaking   (Again these are just examples…your list could be completely different) Now when you […]


Chad Sharp Live

30Mar08

This weekend was a busy one for me.  Friday night I spent time getting ready to perform live on Saturday. Then when Saturday rolled around I performed at the Home Expo at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN. I did all original songs from my Pop/R&B CD’s.  They had the stage in a very weird place, […]