Social Media

11 Ways Recording Artists Can Use Twitter To Gain And Retain Followers

1. Tweet your expertise by utilizing hashtags such as #ArtistTip, #MusicMarketing, #PromoTip, #MarketingTip, etc. This is where you can get creative. The recording process is tiring. You probably learned something during the recording process that you can share with other artists (other artists can be your fans!).   2. Establish a hashtag for your album […]Read More »

5 Key Elements of a Comprehensive Social Media Strategy

If you’ve been keeping up with the  blog lately, you already know that a strong online presence as a musician is crucial for gaining fans and exposure. Utilizing a smart social media strategy will help your band stand out, especially if you’re updating your pages regularly and connecting with your fans. With the various social networking sites out […]Read More »

How To Leverage Free Music Sites to Increase Fan Engagement

Free music online can either spread like wildfire or sink like a stone. It largely depends on the work put into promotional efforts. Many bands post their album for free and think “I’m done! Our album is free and available, and who wouldn’t want a free album?” Well, first of all… those who don’t know […]Read More »

Switchcam: Your Band’s Automated Social Media Guru

A Conversation with Brett Welch, Founder and CEO Your band is killer, and your live show is hot. You know this because you can see your fans whipping out their phones taking pictures and videos. But what happens to those posted pictures and videos? What if you could gather all of that content, and automatically […]Read More »

How to Make Money on YouTube with Audiam

An Interview with CEO & Founder Jeff Price There’s a music site with 30-35 billion “spins” of music a month. It has over a billion users each month, 40% of those listen on mobile, and 80% of them are outside of the U.S. It’s not Spotify, or Pandora, iTunes, or any or the newcomers. Guessed […]Read More »

Get The Most Out of Your Band’s Instagram

You’ve just rolled into town to play a gig.  You see fall leaves, the sun setting against a city skyline. You scribble your band name, the venue and time you play on a piece of paper and hold it up to the sky and take a photo. You upload it to Instagram, choose your favorite […]Read More »

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