Song and album challenges, song contests, and battle of the bands are great opportunities to get your music heard — and they often get covered by the press and media. Read the post.
Podcasts offer opportunities to get your music played. But the best ones to submit music to aren’t necessarily music-related podcasts, which get buried with submissions. Read the post
The Internet isn’t the only place you can go to for your music promotion — these 10 strategies can take you beyond the net. Read the post
By building off successes — even small ones — you can ladder up to achieve greater opportunities. Try these techniques to grow your music career. Read the post
Just because you’re excited to get the word out about your band, it doesn’t mean you’re ready to embark on a PR push. PR expert Ariel Hyatt gives some straight answers about what you need in place to make the most of a music PR campaign. Read the post.
Disc Makers Blog manager, Andre Calilhanna, sat down for a Zoom interview with Ariel Hyatt, founder of Cyber PR and author of the new book, The Ultimate Guide To Music Publicity. Read the post.
There are so many ways to promote your music and career, which is empowering — and confusing. Which are the most valuable services for the budding indie artist? Read the post.
You don’t need professional experience or equipment to take photos your fans will love. This musician’s guide to Instagram gives you tips to get you started on the popular platform. Read More.
SoundCloud is a fantastic tool for promoting your music, but success doesn’t happen overnight. Use these three steps to grow your SoundCloud fan base and build on your successes. Read More.
Thousands of new songs are uploaded and shared on SoundCloud every day. Here are tips to help you get the most out of the platform. Read More.
In our December Twitter chat (#DMchat16), music industry consultant Bobby Borg shared his predictions for the music industry in 2017 and beyond. Read More.
Great music photography is essential for your press kit and promotional efforts, but having your artist photos at your fingertips and ready to go might help get you promo opportunities you weren’t expecting. Read more.
Soundcloud is special because its features allow it to create a very intimate sense of partnership with your listener. Everyone knows you need to create a personal bond with your fans, and Soundcloud isn’t really a streaming service at all – it’s more of a music-centric social network. Read more.
Music isn’t going anywhere – we dance to it, graduate to it, and get married to it. But the music industry will continue to change and grow. Part 2 includes predictions for the music industry related to artist branding, live performances, and new products that might evolve for musical artists. Read more.
After witnessing how quickly new technology has changed the music business in just the past five years, it’s a safe bet that no one can know for sure what awaits the music industry in the near future. Still these predictions for the music industry by leading industry professionals are interesting, insightful, and inspiring. Read more.