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5 Web Tools For Musicians To Try

5 Web Tools For Musicians To Try

In this piece Fiona Z shares five recently discovered valuable tools artists can use to improve their online experience, streamline social media usage, edit video, sign online paperwork and more! Guest post from Fiona Z  Lately, I’ve been diving into summits, podcasts and I’ve also signed up to go to CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference (let me know ...

Why Twitter Still Matters For Musicians

Why Twitter Still Matters For Musicians

Although some self-promoting musicians may choose to eschew the platfrom, Chris Robley here details why the controversial social network still holds significant value for artists as promotional tool, particularly in comparison to some of the other social media platforms out there. Guest post by Chris Robley of DIY Musician Twitter lets musicians do three things they ...

How To Diversify Your Music Promotion Efforts

How To Diversify Your Music Promotion Efforts

With music consumption habits changing so much in recent years and showing no signs of stopping, the techniques for promoting must also adapt. Here we look at the importance of diversifying how to promote your music. Guest post by Patrick McGuire  from the TuneCore Blog It’s a complicated time to be making music. Factors like music ...

Facebook Pixel Basics For Artists, Labels

Facebook Pixel Basics For Artists, Labels

Not often discussed in the world of music marketing, Facebook pixels provide an excellent way for artists to reach fans directly and keep better track of who is visiting their website, as well as advertise to them directly. Guest post by Dan Servantes of GHStrategic Do you know which of your fans are most likely to ...

How To Succeed On Soundcloud

How To Succeed On Soundcloud

With hundreds of thousands of indie music fans using the platform, Soundcloud is an important way to build an audience. But with tens of thousands of artists active there, how do you not get lost in the shuffle? Fortunately, Soundcloud offers some tips. Make sure your profile is up to date Keep your profile pic current ...

Why EPs Are Still Important

Why EPs Are Still Important

EPs have existed for a long time as a great way for artists to test the waters before dropping a full length album. Here we look at the benefits of having an EP, how to use it, and the history behind the format. Guest post by Ellie Batchiyska of IndieOnTheMove “As an aspiring artist, you probably ...

Want To Write Music For TV? 4 Tips For Producers

Want To Write Music For TV? 4 Tips For Producers

Writing music for TV can be a great way to make steady money in the music industry, all the while exercising your creativity and getting your music heard. Here we look at four important things to know for starting out that will make the process smoother and more likely to be successful. By Jin Wooh of The Pro ...

3 Sites To Help You Determine Your Brand

3 Sites To Help You Determine Your Brand

While most musicians would rather focus their artistry on what they do best (music) there are a number of visual components when it comes to building the branding necessary to achieve industry success. Here we look at three sites that can make this process much easier. Guest post by Susan Paulinksi for the TuneCore Blog It can ...

20 Twitter Tip and Tricks To Simplify Your Life Online

20 Twitter Tip and Tricks To Simplify Your Life Online

Twitter can be an excellent resource to help artists new and existing fans and strengthen their brand online. But 11 years in, Twitter is still confusing, as well. Here we look at how musicians can make their Twitter life easier. Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 Twitter is great for building your brand and an ...

Why Crowdfunding Can't Be Relied On For All Music Releases

Why Crowdfunding Can't Be Relied On For All Music Releases

While crowdfunding can be a great way to both market and promote your new music in advance of its release, as well as actually fund it, making it your one and only means of putting out new material every time can be a bad move.  Guest post by Patrick McGuire of the ReverbNation Blog Crowdfunding is ...