How Streaming Platforms Are Changing Music Promotion and Discovery
[Editors Note: This article was written by Patrick McGuire.] As music streaming giants like Spotify and Apple Music continue to transform and revitalize the music industry, artists are just beginning to fully comprehend the seemingly limitless potential of new music discovery and promotion technology in today’s musical landscape. Songwriters and musicians continue to struggle to financially cope […]View Post
6 Steps To Making Your Band Press Friendly
[Editor’s Note: This blog was written by Janelle Rogers, the founder of Green Light Go Publicity, a music PR firm which helps up-and-coming musicians reach their audience.] Have you ever tried to reach out to media only to find the sound of a deep and resounding silence on the other end? Maybe you heard back from one or […]View Post
5 Tips for Making Merch Work For You
By Stephen Babcock 1. If you’re gigging, you need to sell merch (merchandise) If you plan on playing shows, you need merch. Anyone who has ever been to a concert or show knows that the best acts always have some kind of merch (T-shirts, posters, caps, etc.) to sell to fans. Whether it’s the local […]View Post
5 Ways Research Can Help You Connect with Your Fans
[Editor’s Note: We work with SoundOut to offer our artists insights and analytics with TuneCore Fan Reviews reports. Check out this post from SoundOut’s CEO and Founder, which describes how music research with fans can complement your music creation and marketing efforts.] David Courtier-Dutton is the CEO and Founder of SoundOut, the market leading research and audience […]View Post
Get Out of the Garage with Converse, Guitar Center & TuneCore
Hey Indie Rockers!
Here’s how it works…View Post
Be Part of the Efficacy Series: Tell Your Story
Music industry publicist Fiona Bloom who runs the agency The Bloom Effect (and works with musicians like TuneCore Artist Avery*Sunshine), has a developed a very cool series called “Efficacy,” focused on telling artists’ stories. Each webisode is created and edited by the undiscovered artist/creative type featured, and is intended to capture his or her interests outside of music.
There are 117 episodes so far, including one featuring TuneCore Artist Soul Khan, with new episodes premiering every Tuesday on YouTube.
Find out how to submit to be featured…View Post