Category: Marketing & Promotion

September 28, 2014

Getting signed in today’s competitive music industry is undoubtedly very difficult. Fortunately, however, there are a lot of ways that the Internet can be used to increase your chances of getting noticed by a record label. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can use the internet to promote your unsigned band: Providing Great Music for Sharing The most important part of this process is providing quality music on a consistent basis. It has never been easier for great musicians to get noticed than it is today, especially with all of the social media and sharing platforms that are now available. If you provide good music, people are going to notice and they’re going to share your music with their friends, family and followers. Try to develop music videos and other forms of video that are optimized to be able to share on major social media platforms…

July 4, 2014

YouTube has long been a favorite of viewers looking to check out a wide variety of different types of videos. Recently, however, it has been making a strong push to become one of the best ways on the internet to promote and develop an audience for your music as well. Music videos are far surpassing other short videos as the most popular videos on YouTube and it has never been more apparent that developing a strong presence on the video site is the best way to maintain and grow your fan base. In order to take advantage of these facts, we’ve listed the best ways to start promoting your band on YouTube. Let’s take a look at them below: Start a Channel You’ll want to start a YouTube channel as soon as possible so you can give your fans an opportunity to continually follow your music posts and recommendations. YouTube…

May 3, 2014

Promoting your music online, whether by using music sharing sites, social media, or search engine optimized website, is an essential part of building an audience for any musical artist or band. The importance of building an online presence has never been as important as it is today, with competition being as deep as it’s ever been. There are many different websites that allow you to build your fan base and get more listeners. Let’s take a look at ten great places to promote your music online: Facebook (www.facebook.com) Facebook is one of the top options on this list because of its popularity. While many of these other websites may only have a few hundred thousand or a few million members, Facebook is able to boast a membership bigger than any website in the world. As far as exposure goes, you can’t beat what Facebook can do for promoting your music online. They…

February 12, 2014

While sharing your music online is much easier than ever, promoting it successfully isn’t near as easy. The competition in the musical world has made it quite difficult to separate yourself for the hundreds of thousands of other artists and bands looking to make a name for themselves. It’s important to understand that promoting your music is a process, and that becoming a musical superstar isn’t going to happen overnight. Let’s take a look at exactly how you can successfully promote your music online: Provide High Quality Material If you’re not providing good music, you simply can’t expect to promote successfully online. This should be a given but so many musicians get away from this as they become obsessed with getting their name out there. Don’t be so worried about providing a wide variety of songs and be more focused on making sure that the songs that you do produce…