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5 Reasons Why Musicians Need to Build an Email List

5 Reasons Why Musicians Need to Build an Email List

Email marketing might not have the feeling of being something new and up to date, but no musician can afford to ignore it as a way of building a fan base, keeping in touch with fans, and promoting their music. In fact, if you’re worried about how to promote your music, building an email list ... Read More
 
5 Things You Need to Know to Get a Music Manager

5 Things You Need to Know to Get a Music Manager

Any band or solo artist who has ever tried to get representation knows that it’s tough to find a manager. The competition is fierce and managers want to represent only those artists they feel will be able to book gigs and sell their music. The whole process can feel like a minefield, and having some ... Read More
 
How to Use Instagram to Build Your Fan Base

How to Use Instagram to Build Your Fan Base

Considering how visual music is these days, it should come as no surprise that Instagram is a powerful tool that every musician should be using to engage with existing fans and build your fan base. You may know that Instagram started as an app for people to share mobile photography. However, it has expanded into ... Read More
 
How to Write Killer Facebook Posts to Engage Your Fans

How to Write Killer Facebook Posts to Engage Your Fans

What are you doing with your Facebook page? If you’re not posting regular updates that are relevant to your fans and keep them engaged, then the chances are good that you’re missing out. The most effective musician Facebook pages keep fans informed and entertained at the same time. Managing a Facebook account takes work, but ... Read More
 
The Components of a Successful Fan Newsletter

The Components of a Successful Fan Newsletter

Do you have a monthly newsletter to send to fans? If not, now is the time to start sending ones. Newsletters are the perfect way to stay in touch with fans, build your fan base, and announce news about upcoming tours and recordings. Of course, the key to having a successful fan newsletter is knowing ... Read More
 
The Secrets of Self-Promotion for Musicians

The Secrets of Self-Promotion for Musicians

It’s not easy for musicians to build a following. You might have memorable songs and a great look, but unless you hit the jackpot you’ll have to put in a lot of time and energy to promote your music and build your fan base. Self-promotion might not come easily to you, but it doesn’t have ... Read More
 
Tips for Writing a Compelling Artist Biography

Tips for Writing a Compelling Artist Biography

How do you tell the story of your life as a musician to your fans? What about music critics? It isn’t uncommon for musicians’ stories to end up becoming as important to fans as their music. The people who love your music also want to know where you’re from and what’s important to you. The ... Read More
 
3 Steps to Use Fan Magnets to Build Your Following

3 Steps to Use Fan Magnets to Build Your Following

Even the best musicians in the world need to build and maintain a fan base. In the old days, before the internet, there were few options available. Musicians could tour, release recordings, and do interviews – and that was pretty much it. In today’s world of online marketing, the process of building a fan base ... Read More
 
Using Your List to Upsell to Fans

Using Your List to Upsell to Fans

What are you doing with your email list? You might be sending out newsletters, announcing tour dates, or even sharing your latest video. That’s all good – but if you’re not using your list to upsell fans on your merchandise, then you’re missing out on an opportunity to maximize your income. For some musicians, selling ... 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 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
 
4 Solutions for Promoting Your Music Using Internet Marketing

4 Solutions for Promoting Your Music Using Internet Marketing

If you’re not already using the internet to market your music, you’re missing out. You need to treat your music career like a business and take advantage of typical internet marketing strategies. Don’t worry. You don’t need any marketing experience. In fact, you don’t even need to be particularly tech-savvy. You just need the motivation ... Read More
 
DIY Tips on How to Promote an Upcoming Album Release

DIY Tips on How to Promote an Upcoming Album Release

DIY Tips on How to Promote an Upcoming Album Release Releasing a new album provides a great opportunity to promote your music and possibly make some money selling your record. So, when you’re preparing for an album release, it’s important to make the most of this opportunity. You’ll need to do everything you can to ... 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
 
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