INTERVIEW: Fanburst Seeks To Offer Independent Artists More Streaming Options

While it’s known among our artist community that getting your music in stores and streaming platforms like Spotify, iTunes, Amazon and Google Play has never been easier. But of course there are other platforms that don’t require typical digital distribution, such as Soundcloud and Bandcamp, allowing artists to host and share their music either for […]

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Utilizing Soundcloud to Drive iTunes Sales

[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.]   There’s no doubt that convincing fans and music listeners to buy music in 2017 can be an uphill battle. For nearly 20 years the music consumer has been conditioned into […]

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The Truth About Soundcloud Reposts (and Paid Promotion)

[Editors Note: The following guest post comes from Budi Voogt, founder of Heroic, a label group and management agency, and author of the The SoundCloud Bible, now in its third edition.] Ever wondered what a repost is worth? The repost feature changed SoundCloud forever. By getting others to ‘repost’ your track, it’s published to the streams of […]

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How to Maximize Your Music Promotion on Social Media Using a Simple Formula

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Dave Kusek, founder of New Artist Model, and it originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog. As we continue to celebrate the launch of TuneCore Social, here is some helpful content for independent artists who are always on the look-out for social media strategy tips!]     As a musician, the last thing […]

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Announcing the Launch of Our NEW TuneCore Social Platform

Whether you’re an aspiring MC, a country star in the making, or a budding indie rocker, building a fan base that you can engage with is paramount. In 2016, platforms like Twitter and Facebook are no longer the exciting and undetermined tools of the future in regard to how artists and fans connect with each […]

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How Your SoundCloud Upload + Digital Distribution Can Work Together

Op-Ed piece by Kevin Cornell If your music is only available on SoundCloud, you should see iTunes, Spotify, and Deezer as parallel avenues of promotion for your latest projects. If you’ve distributed to these stores and haven’t uploaded to SoundCloud yet, now’s the time to jump on it. Think of it like you would think of your social media strategy: […]

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How Your SoundCloud Upload + Digital Distribution Can Work Together

Op-Ed piece by Kevin Cornell If your music is only available on SoundCloud, you should see iTunes, Spotify, and Deezer as parallel avenues of promotion for your latest projects. If you’ve distributed to these stores and haven’t uploaded to SoundCloud yet, now’s the time to jump on it. Think of it like you would think of […]

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