Fund Your Project
The largest global platform for crowdfunding creative projects, trusted across many industries. Collect donations from friends and fans to help bring your project to life.
Another large crowdfunding platform focused on tech & innovation, as well as creative projects. Allows you to receive funds as they come in, rather than after you meet your campaign goal.
The Music Fund
Sell your streaming royalties for upfront cash. Choose the percentage you would like to sell and receive a fixed 2-year funding contract based on your current streaming data.
Gift certificates are now available from Solid-Merch! Fund your project with a little help from your friends, family and fans.
Find A Designer
The most comprehensive platform for freelance design. Search by industry, category, and designer level, see artists’ previous work, and request quotes directly online.
The largest worldwide platform for freelance work of all kinds, with many designer listings and transparent hourly rates.
Manage Your Rights & Royalties
International Standard Recording Code (ISRC)
International identification system for tracking sound recordings and music videos
Rights management organization collecting and distributing digital royalties for sound recordings
Trade Associations & Conferences
American Association of Independent Music
Trade association and annual conference promoting growth, awareness, and opportunities for independent record labels in the US
Folk Alliance International
Non-profit organization & annual conference for the folk music industry and community
Americana Music Association (AMA)
Non-profit trade organization and annual conference advocating for American Roots music around the world
Nashville Songwriters Association Intl.
Largest trade organization for songwriter’s of all genres, featuring annual awards & events, in-depth song evaluations & workshops, and regional chapter engagement
Independent Music Awards
International awards program recognizing self-distributed releases from independent artists and record labels
Women In Music
International advocacy organization presenting education and networking events and programs to expand and celebrate female contributions in the music industry
Vinyl Collection & Forums
The TAXI Forum
Online forum and annual convention with resources and opportunities for independent artists & songwriters to connect with record labels, music supervisors, and others looking for new music