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A Simple Guide To Promoting Your Music On YouTube

A Simple Guide To Promoting Your Music On YouTube

As one of the most accessible content platforms on the web, being able to effectively promote their material on the site had become essential for artists. Here we look at a straightforward list of basic practices for any artist hoping to use the platform, regardless of the resources available to them. Guest post by Jacob Pace, Business ...

6 Ways To Get Fans To Take More Photos At Your Show, And Why It's Important

6 Ways To Get Fans To Take More Photos At Your Show, And Why It's Important

In this post, Hugh McIntyre explores six different techniques for getting attendees at concerts to take more pictures at your next show, and why having photos taken is important for marketing and growing a fanbase. Guest post by Hugh McIntyre of the TuneCore Blog [Editors Note: This blog post was written by Hugh McIntyre . Hugh writes about music ...

4 Steps To Building Community Engagement On And Offline

4 Steps To Building Community Engagement On And Offline

As an artist, success is all about building a community for yourself, and learning to successfully leverage your influence within that community. Here we look at the four steps DIY artists should follow in order to engage both online and off with a community of fans. Guest post by Angela Mastrogiacomo of the ReverbNation Blog Have you ...

Key Things To Watch Out For When Booking Your Next Tour

Key Things To Watch Out For When Booking Your Next Tour

While securing dates quickly and early when booking a tour is important, it's also important to avoid rushing things and making commitment which turn out later to be problematic. Here we look at some of the most important things to watch out for when booking your next tour. Guest post by Jeremy Young of Soundfly's Flypaper ...

The Basics Of Music Publishing

The Basics Of Music Publishing

Here Wendy Day breaks down the basics of music publishing, explaining the different channels through which artists can earn money from their published works, and how they can get those works published. Guest post by Wendy Day, @RapCoalition and YouTube.com/ThisIsWendyDay of Songtrust Wendy Day is a label consultant who helps build successful careers for independent artists and record labels, ...

6 Tips For Creating Viral Video Content For Your Band

6 Tips For Creating Viral Video Content For Your Band

In this article Zac Green offers up some key advice for creating viral video content for your band which help to actively grow your fanbase and pitch your band out of obscurity and into notoriety. Guest post by Zac Green of the Reverbnation Blog Zac Green from popular music blog ZingInstruments.com walks us through some important tips on ...

How To Reach Fans On Facebook Live

How To Reach Fans On Facebook Live

For most DIY artists, promoting over Facebook has become a huge hassle and can often seem more trouble than it's worth organic reach now often next to impossible. In this article we look at the potential of Facebook live, and how it can be used to effectively reach fans. Guest post by Chris Robley of DIY ...

5 Tips For Helping Your Band Sell More Merch

5 Tips For Helping Your Band Sell More Merch

While sales of physical music may be in a slump, other types of physical merchandise continue to provide a reliable source of revenue for both established artists and up-and-comers. Here we look at five techniques for selling even more. Guest post by Patrick McGuire from the TuneCore Blog. Patrick is a writer, composer, and experienced touring musician ...

How Artist Affinity Targeting Works On AMP, Pandora's Free Music Marketing Platform

How Artist Affinity Targeting Works On AMP, Pandora's Free Music Marketing Platform

Here we explore a new feature from Pandora which allows artists to connect with fans via Artist Affinity Targeting. This article explores how the new feature benefits both artist and listener, how it was tested and perfected. Guest post by Katrina Glaeser data scientist at Pandora  The Creator Services team was finally ready to pilot our Artist ...

A Look At Pandora's Artist Marketing Platform

A Look At Pandora's Artist Marketing Platform

A feature which allows artists to market directly to their listeners, Pandora's Artist Marketing Platform has seen great success of late. Here we examine four new and updated features to the tool, and the impact these updates will have. Guest post by Pandora's Glenn Peoples on Medium There’s no such thing as a free lunch, goes the saying, ...


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