Indie Music Promotion Tips

5 Basic Truths of Music Marketing That Every Musician Needs to Understand

5 Basic Truths of Music Marketing That Every Musician Needs to Understand

When you’re trying to promote your music career, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the routine. You stick with what you know. But, there are certain steps that you need to take in order to gain fans and earn recognition – including the use of music marketing. Music marketing is something that most musicians ... Read More
 
Everything That You Need to Include on Your Website

Everything That You Need to Include on Your Website

As a musician, you need to treat your music career like a business. This means marketing your music and growing your social media followers. But, you need a base of operations to connect all your marketing efforts. For this, you’ll need to use a website. Your website should be your central source for all details ... Read More
 
How to Make Money Marketing Your Music Merchandise

How to Make Money Marketing Your Music Merchandise

If you’re tired of playing gigs for spare change and are struggling to get by, then it’s time to start making more money through online sales. As an artist, you should take advantage of every opportunity to earn a little extra money from your efforts. When it comes to music marketing, at the top of ... Read More
 
Music Management Tips to Help You Become a Verified Artist on Spotify

Music Management Tips to Help You Become a Verified Artist on Spotify

As part of your music management strategy, you should be uploading your music to Spotify. While some people have complained about royalty rates, you’re probably not going to make a fortune with music streaming at this point in your career. So, for up-and-coming artists, Spotify is a great way to get your music out there ... Read More
 
How to Store and Share Your Electronic Press Kit in the Cloud

How to Store and Share Your Electronic Press Kit in the Cloud

Do you have an electronic press kit? Great. Now, how do you share your EPK? In the past, you’d send a physical folder containing an artist bio, discography, photos, and other content printed out on actual paper, along with an album or CD. Then, it became easier to add all of this to a data ... Read More
 
5 Biggest Online Music Marketing Mistakes That You Need to Avoid

5 Biggest Online Music Marketing Mistakes That You Need to Avoid

5 Biggest Online Music Marketing Mistakes That You Need to Avoid You need to promote your music if you want to make a living as an indie artist. It’s that simple. Luckily, you have the internet at your disposal. With social media, websites, and email, reaching your fans is easier than ever. But, this doesn’t ... Read More
 
3 Steps to Jump Start Your Own Music Career Without Needing a Manager

3 Steps to Jump Start Your Own Music Career Without Needing a Manager

Do you want to be a star? Well, it won’t happen overnight. You’ll need to put in hard work. For a lot of up-and-coming musicians, there’s a belief that all you need to do is gig until you find a music manager. But, this actually comes much later. First, you’ll need to manage your own ... Read More
 
9 Steps to Help You Build Your Email List to Market Your Music

9 Steps to Help You Build Your Email List to Market Your Music

Email marketing is a term that you should become more familiar with. It should be an integral part of your overall music marketing plan. With an email list, you have a way to remain in direct contact with your fans and keep them informed. Now, you likely got involved in the music industry to make ... Read More
 
The Basics of Creating a Marketing Plan for Your Music

The Basics of Creating a Marketing Plan for Your Music

Every day, thousands of businesses use online marketing to reach their target audience. There’s no reason why you can’t apply some of these same techniques to your musical career. By taking the time to create a marketing plan for your music, you have a better chance of making a name for yourself and getting people ... Read More
 
Why Do Musicians Need to Build a Mailing List?

Why Do Musicians Need to Build a Mailing List?

A lot of you are probably too young to remember the days of fan clubs for your favorite musical acts. In the past, you would sign up for one of these fan clubs and receive a regular newsletter with details about the band. This would include upcoming tour dates, information about the music that they’re ... Read More
 
7 Suggestions to Help Improve the Quality of Your Artist Biography

7 Suggestions to Help Improve the Quality of Your Artist Biography

An artist biography is an essential part of your electronic press kit. It can also be used for your biography on music streaming sites. So, it’s important to make sure that your artist biography accurately reflects the image that you want to present. The following 7 suggestions will help improve the quality of your artist ... Read More
 
5 Music Production Tips for Making Pro Music with Your Home Studio

5 Music Production Tips for Making Pro Music with Your Home Studio

Do you want to create the best sound possible? If you don’t enjoy listening to your own tracks, then there’s a good chance that the general public won’t enjoy it either. This doesn’t mean that you need to work with a professional studio in order to make quality music. You just need to be careful ... Read More
 
5 Music Promotion Methods That You Need to Use

5 Music Promotion Methods That You Need to Use

Learning how to promote your own music is a great way to learn more about the music industry. It will prepare you for the future stages of your career. Unless you’re already working with a manager, agents, or a PR team, these are steps that you’ll need to learn on your own. To help you ... Read More
 
Why Should You Hold Off on Finding Music Management?

Why Should You Hold Off on Finding Music Management?

Finding a music manager may seem like an indication that your musical career is on the right path. But, this isn’t always the case. The truth is that finding music management shouldn’t be at the top of your list of priorities – until you can no longer handle the tasks involved in promoting your own ... Read More
 
How to Promote Your Music Using Online Resources

How to Promote Your Music Using Online Resources

Booking shows and events can help you increase your exposure, but they’re not the only solutions for promoting your music. Thanks to modern technology, you now have a quite a few options at your disposal. This includes submitting your music to streaming sites, maintaining a strong social media presence, and sending out press releases. In ... Read More