TikTok, Narrative, and Creator Economy 101 for Musicians | with Sam Saideman - Progressions: Success in the Music Industry

Episode 84

Published on:

22nd Feb 2023

TikTok, Narrative, and Creator Economy 101 for Musicians | with Sam Saideman

Today’s guest is music entrepreneur and manager Sam Saideman. Sam is co-founder and CEO of Innovo Management where he and his team specialize and work across, artist management, project management, influencer management, and brand marketing. Currently Innovo manages a roster of creators who have a reach of over 43 million followers on TikTok alone. His forward thinking approach and innovative spirit has helped him carve out a space as one of the most influential thought leaders in today’s creator economy. We have a great chat about staying authentic in your content, the dangers of hustle, culture, how to utilize social media to promote your music, and how TikTok levels the playing field between independent artists and major labels.

πŸ—’ In this episode we'll dig in on... πŸ—’

  • Staying authentic with your short-form content
  • The importance of a narrative
  • Building a creator management firm
  • Brand deal rates and terms for creators
  • Working at Sony/ATV
  • The power of collaboration on social media
  • How TikTok levels the playing field
  • Running US Artist strategy for OneRPM
  • Promoting your music with social media
  • Keeping leverage
  • Understanding a social platform before posting
  • The dangers of hustle culture

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Guest: Sam Saideman

Host: Travis Ference

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Progressions: Success in the Music Industry
Host Travis Ference chats with music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, musicians, and songwriters about the tips, tricks, mindsets, and ideas that helped them define their careers.
Insightful conversations about building and maintaining a fulfilling and successful career in the music industry. Music producers, engineers, mixers, artists, songwriters, musicians, composers and various other audio professionals sit down and share the tips, tricks, mindsets and ideas that helped them define their careers.

Created and hosted by Grammy nominated recording and mixing engineer Travis Ference, Progressions: Success in the Music Industry is inspired by the journey of his career so far. Travis is determined to set the next generation of music creators up with the tools they need to define their own success and live a happy, healthy, and prosperous career in the music business.

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Travis Ference

Travis Ference is a Grammy nominated mixer, producer, and recording engineer based out of Los Angeles, CA. With over a decade of experience in the music business he has worked on multiple #1 albums, several top 10's, numerous RIAA platinum and gold certified records, as well as hit TV shows and blockbuster films. His work can be heard on more than 15 million albums sold and billions streams worldwide.

The inspiration for his podcast came from his journey over the last 5 years to redefine what success is for him, to take control of his time, and to ultimately live the life he wants while making the records he loves.