3 Creative Ways To Market Your Next Release

When it comes to releasing new music, it’s an exciting time. After all, you’ve been working on this new piece of art for months or even years, and when it’s finally time to bring it to fruition and show the world what you’re made of, it can be tempting to just throw it out there, wait for the crowds, the press, the labels to jump on it and realize your brilliance, and for fans to go nuts over it.

Tyler3 Creative Ways To Market Your Next Release
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4 Things Worth Paying For In Music As A Developing Artist

Even before the pandemic, it’s safe to say that funds were probably pretty tight for most developing artists. But now without the ability to earn money through touring, festivals, and even most local live in-person shows, money is a bigger concern than ever for many independent musicians. This doesn’t change the fact that if you want to release music and find an audience in 2020, there are some things you can’t avoid spending money on. Here are four things worth investing in as a developing artist making music in today’s complex music industry:

Dave4 Things Worth Paying For In Music As A Developing Artist
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How To Nail Your Interview Every Time

So you got your first interview—congratulations! We spend a lot of time talking about how to secure your first few press placements. But what happens when you actually do? Well first, I hope you celebrate—this is a big deal!

Then, it’s time to talk strategy. How are you going to make the most of this interview? How will you present yourself? What stories can you tell? How do you remain professional yet relaxed enough to let your personality shine through? 

RebeccaHow To Nail Your Interview Every Time
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5 Great Content Ideas To Get More Fans On Social Media

There are many great ideas for social media content, but some are more effective in driving engagement to your page.  We live at a time where social media is no longer about getting the most likes or views, but it is about creating an ongoing conversation with your fans. So here are five content ideas to help you to reach out to more fans:

Colton5 Great Content Ideas To Get More Fans On Social Media
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Guide To Running A PR Campaign

Have you ever worked tirelessly on a new song, only to have it totally flop?

Or maybe you’ve spent thousands on an album, only to have the buzz die out about a day after the release?

And really, is there anything more disappointing than releasing a piece of music and feeling like no one cares? It’s incredibly discouraging!

But I’m going to let you in on a little secret—9 times out of 10, it isn’t because the music sucked. It probably isn’t even just because of the social media algorithm being against you. Instead, it has everything to do with your PR and marketing strategy—or should I say, lack of.

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How To Find Guest Blog Opportunities (And Why They Can Be Ideal Press)

Getting press can feel difficult, can’t it?

Especially if you’re committed to running your own PR campaign, it can feel like a constant struggle to not only make the connections and build the relationships needed to truly get in front of the right writers, playlist makers, podcast hosts, etc. But what if I told you there’s an incredibly valuable, not so often sought out tactic that most artists in the music industry miss? Well, there is, and it’s called guest blogging.

ColtonHow To Find Guest Blog Opportunities (And Why They Can Be Ideal Press)
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