Goldenrod Independent Artist Services

We rock at taking care of the details…
so you can rock at creating the melody!

Interested in exploring the possibilities? Call 517-484-1712 or email sales@goldenrod.com to set up your free half-hour consultation.

Retail Representation
Word of mouth is your friend!  

The world has changed dramatically in the last decade; especially when it comes to how people get their music.   But one thing hasn’t changed – people sharing your music with others are still your best form of advertising. Whether people are talking about your music on Spotify, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter or somewhere else, getting your music into the hands of people who will love it and sing your praises is now more than ever an essential part of building your audience. And some of the best places to find those people are in the great network of independent music stores and specialty markets.  Many of these stores carry music, and having one person playing your cd in their store weekly will sell more copies of your disc (physical and downloaded) than 2000 plays on Spotify! We can help your music be heard in:

 Record Stores
 Independent Bookstores
 Food Co-Ops
 Spirituality & New Age Stores
 Gay and Lesbian Bookstores
 Other Specialty Outlets

With more than 25 years of sales experience, we have an extensive database and will personally speak to the buyers at these stores about you and your music. We can set up in-store performances and/or other special events, depending on the nature of your project.

Cost: $25 per hour.

Storage & Fulfillment – Wholesale & Retail
Keep your physical stock on hand and well managed!  

Artists with a full tour schedule often need someone to keep track of their physical product inventory, making sure there is sufficient stock and that it gets to where it needs to be!  We can also do your web order fulfillment – making it look like the discs are shipping directly from your store and increasing your profit compared to services like CD Baby. Let us help you with your:

► Warehouse Storage
 Shipping to Distributors
 Tour Shipment
 Individual Web Order Fulfillment

Cost: Storage starts at $50 per month, including 2 shipments per month. Webfulfillment pricing is $3 per item shipped.

Manufacturing & Distribution Coordination
So many details, so little time

This service often goes hand in hand with the Fulfillment service. You do the creative part, making the music and the artistic vision, we handle the details – finding you the best pricing and vendors for your disc or thumb drive duplication, coordinating the masters, graphics and everything else needed to get your product to its final form.  In addition, we can help you decide whether it makes sense for you to have physical distribution of your albums and what level of distribution is best for you. We have good relationships with excellent independent distribution companies and can find the right fit for your music.

Cost:  Starts at $150 per album.

Tour Support Promotion
Get more people at your gigs! 

Make the most from your tour by having publicity done for each show individually.   From setting up an interview with a local paper or station to finding someone to distribute posters for your show, this service can increase the size of your audience as well as increase your name recognition in the towns you perform in. Services include but are not limited to:

 Newspaper & Radio Show Interview Requests 
 In-Store Appearances
 Local posting of flyers
 Local social media postings
 Ticket Give-A-Ways

Cost: Starts at $50 per show, varies based on city/venue size and services needed.

Other Projects You Have Dreamed Of
You dream it, we help you do it! 

Is there something you’ve wanted to do, but between your tour schedule and creating your art, you can never find the time to make it happen? We’re happy to discuss special project and help you figure out how to make them happen!

Cost: Dependent on size and scope of project.