We like to talk, like a lot. Sometimes we write about things that are important to our customers. And sometimes, well we just write things because we don’t know what else to do with ourselves.
What’s a Good Merch Table?
Being a musician means running your own business, and an important part of that is having a strong merch table. It’s where you can meet and greet your fans and display your fans (and potential new fans) to your brand making it an extremely important point of sale opportunity. Your fans can help you market your band and music through your available merch which is not just a great way to make money, it’s a great way to reach new audiences and continuously promote your brand. So what should you have on your merch table? What are other creative ways […]
Copycats Media FAQs
Making your own music is exciting, but can also be overwhelming. There is a lot to consider, you may have a lot of questions, and you may not even know what to ask. To help you out, we compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions from clients that cover everything from download cards, IPR forms, licensed material, and more! Download Cards What are download cards? What devices can I use to redeem my download card? Download cards let artists give out their music on a physical card with a unique code. Customers can only redeem and download music […]
What in the World is a Vector?
What in the world is a vector? TLDR; vectors are graphic shapes created on a computer that can be scaled infinitely without affecting the quality of an image. You might want to keep reading, don’t worry it’s not long! Vectors are graphic objects that are created in vector programs such as Adobe Illustrator or Adobe InDesign and are used for various web and print functions. The text you are currently reading is vectorized, the logo on this website was once a vector, and the shapes on your phone’s home screen were created using vectors. These vectors are specific to the […]
Cleaning & Maintaining Your Vinyl Collection
Rolling Stone recently featured an article on how to clean and maintain your vinyl collection, and it got us thinking, how important is it to regularly clean your records? What are the best methods? Whether it’s a brand new disc or your grandparents’ record collection, a solid cleaning will not only keep them in better condition, but will improve the sound quality of your favorite music. Cleaning Brushes A cleaning brush is vital to cleaning your record, but it’s important to use a brush that’s anti-static, or it could turn your record into a magnet for dust. Each time you […]
Tips For Removing Scratches From Your Disc
We’ve all been there- your favorite CD gets scratched and suddenly songs are skipping, pausing, or not playing altogether. But contrary to popular belief, CDs are not ruined if they’re scratched! There are a variety of ways to repair scratched CDs that don’t involve throwing them away or buying a new disc. And you can find most of these options right around the house! Fixing a scratched CD is similar to fixing a scratch on your car- you want to polish the scratches out. You can use a variety of different plastic polishes, rubbing compounds, and in some cases even […]