If you are releasing your music for public consumption then yes. ISRC is a way to assign a unique identifier to a song so that credit for it's creation can be assigned to the right people. Once your song is ready for release and distribution then you should get an ISRC code.
All you need to do to enter our monthly prize draw is leave a review of one of the services. We choose someone at random each month based on the comments that havebeen left during that month.
Well it depends on what you consider a site to be but as far as an online presence, yes it is absolutely possible for you to get that for free. In terms of a music focused website, we would recommend recommend sites like Band Camp or Noise Trade. These sites will enable you to upload your music and connect with fans. You are even able to collect email addresses using these sites. Of course there will be limits in what you can do e.g. no blog but you can utilise other free platforms for that if you want.
Well in a way it is. There is a a lot you can do yourself that can help you get exposure with online marketing. While you will not have to spend any money, an investment of time will be needed. There are a lot of posts on the site that ay be able to help you put together a marketing plan.
If they're good at what they do, then absolutely. At the end of the day, a good manager will get you more gigs, more exposure and more opportunities for your music so if you're worried about giving them a percentage, don't be. They only get paid when you get paid so it's in their interest to bring you as much success as possible.
What you want to avoid doing is getting a manager that you have to pay for upfront. Sometimes it can be worth it but more often than not, it's a rip off.
Would you believe that it is completely made up? Well it is. As far as we know, it is not a word that has any meaning which is why we chose it.
Well Guerrilla marketing with regards to music is a way of getting your music out to potential listeners via unconventional means. It generally applies to musicians who have small budgets or very little to spend. It's when you apply some of that creativity you use with making music to getting your music promoted. You can get some help with music marketing ideas here.