Category Archives: Promotion & Getting Heard

Anatomy Of A Better Booking Email

Booking yourself or your band is a difficult but necessary evil. It is even more difficult when you are just starting out and don’t have a reputation or a good contact network

Using Pinterest Rich Pins

While Pinterest may not be the foremost social platform musicians think of when it comes to promotion and fan engagement, that doesn’t mean it should be overlooked. Pinterest has grown quite rapidly

Record Everything! – Creating Tons Of Content For Your Fans

When you take your website, blog, social media sites, and other social network services you end up with a lot of places to create content for. Obviously this can seem like a

The New Beats Music Streaming Service

The new Beats Music streaming service launched just over a month ago with significant exposure both online and through other advertising means. Stepping into a world with similar services already in place

Tool Spotlight: ArtistData

Busy, busy, busy are the lives of independent artists. Dealing with social media interaction and marketing alone can eat up a massive chunk of your time during the day. Add to that

Get The Help You Need – Ask Your Fans For It!

For years artists have relied on their fans to buy CDs, shirts, and other merch for money. Artists have needed their fans to buy tickets to see them perform to raise money.

Music Streaming Services Compared

With the advances in availability of high-speed Internet access, music-streaming services are starting to gain ground against the prior approach of purchasing and downloading individual tracks via a service such as iTunes.

How Can I Remember To Properly Promote EVERY Show?

Some musicians only perform once in a while and others perform multiple times during a single week. Wherever you fall in there, it can still be a bit of trouble to remember

Social Media Marketing Books To Help You Build Your Fanbase

The marketing landscape has changed over the years, and some of the biggest changes have occurred in the past decade. Social media has become the bulk of many people’s online time, and

What Could You Do In 6 Seconds? – Vine For Musicians

If you only had six seconds to make your point, could you do it effectively? Why only six seconds? Because that is the video length the new social service Vine allows you to create.