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A "Must Use" Tool To Market Your Music and Tours [The Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

A "Must Use" Tool To Market Your Music and Tours [The Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

Gogi from Gupta Media visits the Music Biz Weekly Podcast to talk about smartURL 2.0. You'll get the lowdown on the new Pivot smartURL and how it quickly builds a music landing page for you. Gogi also shares info on Events smartURL for marketing live shows. The Pivot smartURL creates a landing page where all users ...

Why Artists Shouldn't Trust Their Online Presence To Social Networks

Why Artists Shouldn't Trust Their Online Presence To Social Networks

While many artists are content to let their Facebook or Tumblr represent them online, doing so carries with it certain risks. In this excerpt from his book, Bobby Owsinski looks at why musicians should avoid limiting the scope of their online presence to social networks. Guest post by Bobby Oswinski on Music 3.0 Many artists are ...

Why You Should Incorporate Playlists Into Your Social Media Strategy

Why You Should Incorporate Playlists Into Your Social Media Strategy

When it comes to marketing and promotional strategies, artists tend to focus on how they can get their music on other people's playlists. This article looks at approaching it from the other end, with artists themselves acting the curator. Guest post by Bas Grasmayer of Music Tech Policy The emphasis of playlist strategy is usually placed ...

Tips For Building A Killer Musician Press Kit

Tips For Building A Killer Musician Press Kit

One of the fastest, easiest, and most effective ways to present yourself as an artist, and will quickly tell any organization or booking agency whether or not you're worth the investment, and not having one can cause you to miss out on great. Guest post by Emma Miller A press kit is the most effective way ...

5 Often Overlooked Music Promotional Campaign Ideas

5 Often Overlooked Music Promotional Campaign Ideas

While many of the conventional methods of promoting yourself as an artist may seem tired and dull, there are several frequnetly overlooked ways of engaging with your fans through your mailing list that will keep interested and eager for more! Guest post by Team Fanbridge of the Fanbridge Blog If you’re tired of the same by-the-numbers promotional ...

How To Create A Successful Music Business By Teaching Online

How To Create A Successful Music Business By Teaching Online

As the online learning industry continues to grow, more people are now able to make a living through teaching online. The music industry is no exception, and here we look at seven steps those interested in teaching online courses can get started building a business. Guest post by Eduardo Yi Online learning is a massive growing industry ...

2 Simple Ways To Include Event Discovery Sites In Your Marketing

2 Simple Ways To Include Event Discovery Sites In Your Marketing

Although you may already be marketing your events to regional audiences and social media followers, a vast number of urban event-goers often using event discovery sites in order to make their plans. Here we explore two important ways in which you can incorporate event discovery sites into your marketing. Guest post by Rachel Grate of Eventbrite ...

4 Things All Artists Should Do At Every Live Show

4 Things All Artists Should Do At Every Live Show

As a performing musician, some pitfalls are easier to fall into than others, but are still important to avoid. Here we look at four easily developed performance habits that will help foster long-term success and make a positive impression on both pre-existing and potential fans. Guest post by Dan Reifsnyder of Soundfly's Flypaper Over my years in ...

How People Make Money On YouTube

How People Make Money On YouTube

YouTube is in the news today, thanks to a new deal with Warner Music. But how indie and DIY artists make money on the music streamer and how can they earn more. The actual details of how this happens can be elusive and confusing. Hugh McIntyre looks at exactly how an artist on YouTube can profit ...

5 Unorthodox Music Marketing Techniques You Need To Try

5 Unorthodox Music Marketing Techniques You Need To Try

In the process of refining your music marketing strategy, it can often be a good idea to separate yourself from the crowd by trying out a few unconventional marketing techniques. Here we look at five different examples of how you can mix up your marketing techniques. Guest post by Jhoni Jackson on the ReverbNation Blog If ...


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