4 Things You Can Giveaway in Exchange For an Email Address

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea Ira of New Artist Model.]   Email is one of the most effective ways to promote your music. But you’ve heard that a million times before, right? So today let’s start off by talking about the why. Once you understand that, it will be much easier to come up […]

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Instagram Best Practices For Indie Artists

[Editors Note: This blog post was written by Hugh McIntyre.] Of all the major social media platforms, Instagram might have the worst reputation for “mattering,” as some people would put it. It can be difficult for many people to grasp the importance of an app where people post pretty pictures of where they are and what […]

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3 Habits of Artists With a Strong Social Media Following

[Editors Note: This blog was written by W. Tyler Allen and originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog.]   There are many tactics that go into a solid social media marketing campaign, but tactics are just theories unless they’re put into action, right? Even then, you need to ensure that these tactics become habits so that […]

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How You Can Use 'Instagram Story' to Market Your Music

[Editors Note: This blog post was written by Michelle Aguilar, a writer and digital artist based in Los Angeles. Read her tips on how to maximize Instagram’s coolest feature rolled out in 2016 when it comes to connecting with fans! If you’re a TuneCore Artist, be sure to check out TuneCore Social in your dashboard.] Think about […]

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Engagement: Myspace’s Real Legacy for Indie Bands

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rich Nardo. Rich is a freelance writer and editor, and is the co-founder of 24West a full-service creative agency focusing on music and tech.] I came of age in the world of independent music at a time when the key to launching a new band was a successful […]

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Buying Social Media Followers – Should You Do It?

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Hugh writes about music and the music industry and regularly contributes to Forbes, Sonicbids, and more.]   These days, musicians aren’t just selling their art, they are selling themselves. Fans don’t just want to hear songs every so often and go see your live show, they want to […]

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How To Build a Great Set List

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog post written by Mason Hoberg. Mason is a freelance writer who covers music-related topics and is a regular contributor to Equipboard.]   One of the hardest parts about being a musician is that unless you come from a genre that’s acceptable in academia, (essentially just classical or opera), no one ever […]

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Music Review Services: What's Their Place in an Artist's Strategy?

By Alex Horowitz As many musicians know, there’s no shortage of services out there offering artists feedback on their music from unbiased sources.  Of course, that begs the question — just how useful are these services, and what role can they play in your development as an artist? To better understand the potential value of […]

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How to Reach Music Industry Influencers the Right Way

[Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post by Cortney Harding (Director of Media Relations for Muzooka) and originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog. Remember – if you’re looking to build a great artist website, Bandzoogle is your first stop!] We’ve all seen the old cliche — a plucky, struggling artist takes the stage at a […]

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SEO for Musicians: 3 Tips To Optimize Your Website Content

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Melanie Kealey and was originally featured on the Bandzoogle Blog. If you’re looking to increase your online presence, Bandzoogle is THE place to go to build your artist website!] Making your website rank well in search engines can seem like a daunting task. Now more than ever, people look […]

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