Planning Your Release – TuneCore Live Session [Recap + Stream]

Release planning is essential. Whether it’s a single, an EP or an album, having a road map will help ensure that you’re as prepared as possible for a successful campaign. That means everything from distribution (cover art, audio files, and dates) to promotion (media list, playlist pitching, and creative assets). But as an up and […]

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Best Practices: Choosing Your Release Date

Though there is no ‘right’ release date, when strategically picked, it can optimize the effectiveness of a marketing campaign and maximize your reach to new fans. This is a guide to help you figure out when that date might be.

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How To Create an Effective Roadmap For Your Music Goals

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Shannon Byrne.] I recently spoke with a young, popular, fast-rising indie band who shared how getting organized has reduced tons of stress from them. I’ve heard similar messages from others who’ve prolifically recorded and toured for over a decade. The concept is simple: if you want other people […]

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What Should You Do With All These Great Songs?

[Editors Note: This article was written by Rich Nardo.] So you wrote and recorded your best work to date and you want to make sure you give it the best opportunity to reach as many new ears as possible. It sounds like it’s time to put a proper release plan together! You just have one […]

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