Indie Music Promotion Tips

7 Effective Solutions for Improving Your Music Marketing Conversion Rates

7 Effective Solutions for Improving Your Music Marketing Conversion Rates

Conversion rates are an important metric to monitor. It’s the percent of people that complete the desired action after visiting your website. This could include joining your mailing list or buying a song. You can get thousands of visitors to your website, but the traffic will mean nothing if you can’t convert the traffic into ... Read More
 
Step by Step Guide to Writing Your Artist Biography

Step by Step Guide to Writing Your Artist Biography

Your artist biography is an essential part of your EPK (electronic press kit). It gives people an immediate image of you (or you and your band). You don’t need to be an experienced writer to craft a compelling bio. You just need to take the time to write, edit and rewrite your biography. The following ... Read More
 
Music Marketing Tips – 4 Ways to Increase Your Web Traffic Without Spending Money

Music Marketing Tips – 4 Ways to Increase Your Web Traffic Without Spending Money

If you’re trying to make it as a musician, you need to make the most of your available budget. This includes your marketing budget. Luckily, there are ways to promote your music through online marketing that won’t cost you a dime. Eventually, you’ll want to spend money on marketing. This includes the use of paid ... Read More
 
Acting as Your Own Music Manager? Learn the Basics of a Good Booking Agreement

Acting as Your Own Music Manager? Learn the Basics of a Good Booking Agreement

One of the tasks that you’ll need to deal with when acting as your own music manager, is the signing of booking agreements. These are also referred to as performance agreements or engagement contracts. These contracts are legally binding and apply to any live performance. Whether you’re playing a small gig or a major venue, ... Read More
 
The Best Music Promotion Platforms Every Musician Needs to Use

The Best Music Promotion Platforms Every Musician Needs to Use

Are you ready to market your music online, but don’t know where to start? Marketing is all about reaching the right people at the right time with the right message (in this case – music). To do this, you use various marketing platforms, including: Social media Email Video Blogs Paid advertising And plenty of others ... Read More
 
How to Use Local Online Marketing to Boost Your Fan Base and Make More Money

How to Use Local Online Marketing to Boost Your Fan Base and Make More Money

The local online marketing techniques are often overlooked by musicians. While managing your own music career, there are plenty of resources available to help market your music online. This includes traditional marketing solutions, such as social media and email marketing. But, you should also take advantage of local marketing. There are various strategies that will ... Read More
 
9 Productivity Tips to Help Improve Your Music Production Skills

9 Productivity Tips to Help Improve Your Music Production Skills

9 Productivity Tips to Help Improve Your Music Production Skills How’s your music production going? If you’re finding it hard to stay motivated, then it’s time to take a break and learn how to boost your productivity. The following tips aren’t technical. These suggestions are all about productivity. While you might think that productivity has ... Read More
 
5 Financial Tips for Increasing Your Chances of Making it as Your Own Music Manager

5 Financial Tips for Increasing Your Chances of Making it as Your Own Music Manager

We’ve had a lot of articles discussing the advantages of acting as your own music manager. But, there are certain responsibilities that come with these dual roles. One such responsibility is the handling your finances. You’re in charge of keeping track of earnings from gigs, online sales, and other revenue streams. And, you’ll need to ... Read More
 
5 DIY Steps to Manage Your Own Career without a Music Manager

5 DIY Steps to Manage Your Own Career without a Music Manager

Building a successful music career requires dedication. This means you need to be willing to roll up your sleeves and work hard. And, this applies to both the creative and business sides of your career. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the creative side. Making music and playing for fans is the goal. But, ... Read More
 
How to Promote Your Music and Sell More Albums with 5 Simple Tips

How to Promote Your Music and Sell More Albums with 5 Simple Tips

Do you need to sell more albums on your website? Creating a website, adding music, and keeping your site updated may not be enough. You need to actively market your music. Band promotion should be treated like the online promotion for any product. You want to take advantage of basic marketing strategies, including the psychology ... Read More
 
How to Make Extra Income by Upselling to Your Fans

How to Make Extra Income by Upselling to Your Fans

Upselling is a powerful marketing technique. It’s used by almost every business – including the stores that you visit each day. When you go to a fast food restaurant, they always ask if you want fries or if you want a value meal. When you visit a convenience store to purchase milk, a cashier may ... Read More
 
5 Potential Drawbacks of Working with a Music Manager

5 Potential Drawbacks of Working with a Music Manager

There are certain advantages to working with a music manager. They can help open doors that you might not have access to on your own. Their experience can be beneficial for a struggling musician. At the same time, there are some potential disadvantages of working with a music manager. These are issues that you should ... Read More
 
How to Produce Music for Commercial or Video Use

How to Produce Music for Commercial or Video Use

Learning how to produce music can open up the doors to an exciting career. But, it’s not always easy to get started. When you’re first starting out, you may have trouble getting people to purchase or license your music. With the help of a few simple tricks, you can learn how to produce music for ... Read More
 
5 Email Marketing Tricks That Will Help Keep Your Fans Engaged

5 Email Marketing Tricks That Will Help Keep Your Fans Engaged

Have you ever subscribed to a mailing list? Perhaps you’ve purchased an item online or followed someone online and opted into their email newsletter. Over time, you stop checking these newsletters as frequently. Months may go by without opening an email from a particular source. Eventually, you completely stop paying attention to these emails. This ... Read More
 
7 Stages to Getting a Record Deal without Hiring a Band Manager

7 Stages to Getting a Record Deal without Hiring a Band Manager

Hiring a band manager isn’t the ultimate goal of most artists. You want to make music and hopefully – make a living while putting out your music. Even though there are some great reasons for working with a manager, you can do quite a bit on your own. As an indie artist, you can still ... Read More
 
5 Biography Ideas to Help Create a Stronger First Impression

5 Biography Ideas to Help Create a Stronger First Impression

Your artist biography is a major component of an effective press kit. The biography is what people use to form an opinion of who you are. Without a quality biography, there’s not much to set you apart from other artists. While you would think that your music should speak for itself, not everyone has an ... Read More