Are you an artist or an influencer?

Are you an artist or an influencer?

Among the latest statements that have come through is that the latest artist that trends on the top charts is not really artists, it’s influencers that are doing some music. In this focus on social media, it’s totally right. The real artists are sucked up in rules...
1000 fans are all you need.

1000 fans are all you need.

In 2008, Kevin Kelly, then editor of Wired, wrote the 1,000 True Fans essay, which suggested that an artist on the internet only needs 1,000 superfans to earn a living from their art. The number was recalculated in 2020 by Li Jin, co-founder of Variant Fund, who...