Indie music maverick Chris Robley walks us through the process of building an audience by giving away free CDs — while making money in the process. Read the post.
Whether you are a band, solo artist, manager, record label, or any type of branded product, you can work at creating a fan-brand by following these seven steps. Read the post.
Crafting promotions, driving potential fans to your online platforms, and capturing contact information — AKA lead generation — is an essential part of a sustainable music marketing strategy. Read More.
Don’t miss an opportunity to build a superfan relationship by blowing it at the merch table. Read More.
Audience participation has always been an integral part of music: fans have always sang and clapped along with their favorite songs as the artist performs on stage. Artists today are taking participation a step further, understanding that inviting fans to play a role in the creative process can lead to a deeper level of engagement. Read more.
If you’ve done research on music marketing, you’ve heard you need to be on social media “engaging” with your fans. I’ll admit, I wasn’t sure why I needed to bother until I discovered the “check move” theory, which tells us that the more positive interactions fans take with an artist, the closer the connection will be, and that will ultimately lead to more support. Read more.