Branding Tips For Musicians: 3 Steps To a Clearer Brand

Sure, as an artist, you know that branding is important. But how do ensure that your brand is cohesive and clear to potential listeners that find you online?

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5 Tips On How To Address Negative Comments On Your Music

In the highly social online world that we live in, one thing’s for sure – at some point we’re going to receive negative comments on something. How you address those comments is extremely important if you don’t want to descend into a never-ending flame war.

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Engage Superfans Using Facebook & Instagram – Facebook Live Session [Recap + Stream]

Catch up on this TuneCore Live Session held at Facebook’s New York City offices. Artists can learn the benefits of engaging fans on Facebook & Instagram.

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TuneCore X Audiomack Instagram Contest

We’re teaming with Audiomack for an Instagram giveaway. One lucky winner will be featured on Audiomack’s Trending/Featured section and a free single or album through TuneCore.

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Secrets For Digitally Advertising Around Your Next Tour

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Rich Nardo.] Depending on your personality type, digital advertising can seem like the simplest thing in the world or completely overwhelming. These days, the powers that be have made it incredibly easy to run ads across several areas of Facebook and Instagram simultaneously, and YouTube advertising is only […]

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6 Ways To Be More Interactive With Fans on Instagram

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Read his recent Instagram-focused pieces on best practices and using Stories!] The conversation about how everyone with something to promote (including bands, companies, and beyond) should use social media platforms like Instagram typically centers around: what to post, when, and how to attract the most attention. […]

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4 Ways to Make Instagram Stories Work For You in 2019

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. This article is part two of Hugh’s Instagram Tips article earlier this month.] By this point, everyone on social media should be aware of how important Instagram is when it comes to promoting yourself and your product, whatever it may be…but what about Instagram stories? In […]

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4 Best Instagram Practices for Artists in 2019

[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Stay tuned for a follow-up article focusing on Instagram Stories best practices!] If you’re still thinking of Instagram as nothing more than that app that lets you share snaps with your friends and you’re trying to become a full-time musician, you’re really missing out. In less […]

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Using Instagram Stories to Promote Your Music

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea G. Ira.]   Creating awareness for your music is a delicate balance between promotion, and authentic and genuine connection. On one hand, you need to wear the marketing hat – you need to be sharing your work and encouraging fans to support you in some way. And […]

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What 2017 Taught Us About How to Market a Record in 2018

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rich Nardo.]   2017, for all its faults, taught us a lot. Perhaps the most interesting lesson for us music industry folks was that you can still make money as an independent musician. The way forward is young and not yet fully established, but it is now apparent that […]

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