Early Music Marketing Tips For Indie Artists

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Janelle Rogers.]   You’ve probably heard all the standard things on how to promote your band. This may include ideas like ‘play more live shows’, ‘go on tour’, ‘post on social media’, ‘invite all your friends on Facebook’, ‘have a release show’, ‘get covered on blogs’, or ‘get radio airplay’. […]

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Creating a Content Pipeline: How To Be Prepared For Anything

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Kendra Gaines. Kendra is a digital music marketing fiend. ‘Like’ her Facebook page, Easy Music Promo for more.]   “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.” – Zig Ziglar The above quote is cool and all, but I don’t think it means what we think it means. A lot of motivational speakers […]

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A Hitchhiker’s Guide To Releasing an EP

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rich Nardo. Rich is a freelance writer and editor, and is the Director of Public Relations and Creative at NGAGE.]   A Quick Look at the Assets Needed and Suggested Timeline for Releasing An EP as an Independent Artist One of the hardest thing for an artist to do is wait. […]

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The Sneaky Way to Promote Your Music Without Actually Talking About Your Music

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Dave Kusek and originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog.] I know it sounds completely counterintuitive to promote your music and raise awareness for yourself as an artist without actually talking about your music – or your music career, for that matter. But it’s being done more and more and has become […]

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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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Why You Should Treat Your Music Career Like a Startup

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rory Seydel and originally appeared on the LANDR Blog. Remember – if you need your songs polished instantly, give LANDR a try!] The music biz is still the wild west — Here’s how to be an outlaw. Howdy stranger. Music promotion and growing your career as an artist is the most […]

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First Steps in Email Marketing For Indie Artists

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog courtesy of Amanda Krebs (follow her on Twitter!), Client Services Community Manager at FanBridge. Email marketing is an oft-overlooked element of connecting with fans, so take note!] Email marketing can be a difficult tool to grasp in the beginning, but once you harness it, it can be a big part of how you monetize […]

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Should You Post The Same Content On Facebook & Twitter?

[Editors Note: To keep up with our ongoing “Getting Social” series, here’s a great read about the pros and cons of sharing the same content across Twitter and Facebook. It was written by producer/singer/songwriter and music journalist Sam Friedman, and it was originally featured on the Sonicbids Blog.] We’ve all seen it: Twitter feeds with incomplete sentences that […]

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