We love to provide our clients not only with the tools they need in order to get the most from their music, but also the latest tips on how the industry works. 2018 has been a year full of industry trends and innovations, and we love to share our top posts at the end of each year.
From promoting your music and music videos to getting on Spotify playlists, here are our top music tips of 2018!
Enjoy and get your learn on!
Clear visuals and updated artist profiles are crucial in order to create and maintain your artist image. In the digital age, branding is more important than ever, so it’s necessary to keep all of your platforms up-to-date.
Check out our complete image and artist profile guide including tips and tricks for Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud and more.
Spotify has become one of the leading streaming providers in the industry and is showing no signs of stopping! We’ve decided to give the platform some love by creating playlists featuring distributed music by some of the best-undiscovered artists rising up the ranks.
Follow these steps to get your music on our playlists!
So, you have just created your music video. The song is just right and the edits could not get any better.
You’re hyped up to release it but WAIT, RIGHT THERE!
The hard work is not over yet! While the music video may complete or in the finishing stages, it’s important to use the correct release strategies. In order maximize your success we have come up with some guidelines to follow when it comes to releasing your next music video.
We’re here to help with your music video release strategy.
Whether you’re an artist or a label owner, you’ve more than likely heard the term “Digital Service Providers” or “DSPs” tossed around a bit. If you haven’t then that’s fine! We’re here to explain what it is in detail.
We all know how important digital streaming is in the music industry these days, but for unsigned artists, getting plays can seem near impossible. Don’t worry, you’re not alone because getting plays is something most unsigned artists have trouble achieving.
There’s a way to fix it, though!
We’ve put together a few tips that you can use to get more Spotify streams.
With over 70 million paying subscribers, Spotify is one of the most important platforms for creators in today’s musical climate. But unless your music is making it onto Spotify’s official playlists, you might have some trouble finding ways to generate streams.
Luckily, there are millions of other curators with playlists of various sizes and genres that you can reach out to as an independent artist.
Here are some tricks for getting more Spotify streams as an unsigned artist.
With Streaming now being the most popular way users listen to music, record labels and artists have shifted their promotional efforts to tap into the popularity of services such as Apple Music, Spotify, TIDAL, and more. Features such as playlists, verified profiles, and now Presaves and Pre-Adds are dominating the discussion amongst many record labels and artists when it comes to DIY tools.
Let’s talk about how you can run your own Presave (or Pre-Add) campaigns to strike up some interest from your fan base, and have it as an addition to any marketing efforts that we or your promotional teams are doing.
Without a booking agent, it can be hard to find gigs on your own. Luckily there are tools like SonicBids that can help, but it can be very useful to have an agency on your side if you want to get booked regularly.
If you have a strong fanbase and a solid social media presence, then it might be time for you to start thinking about connecting with a booking agency. But how do you get their attention? We break it down.
BandPage is no longer Spotify’s exclusive partner for selling your merchandise and VIP experiences.
You can now use Merchbar, which has the largest selection of artist gear on the Internet, to sell your merchandise on Spotify.
The internet is a place full of endless music promotion. It can be easy to get lost in the commotion on popular music sharing platforms, such as SoundCloud and Spotify, but there are many other avenues for self-promotion. Spotify streams and SoundCloud plays are important, but you can look to other platforms for sharing your music and growing your audience.
We’ve put together 10 non-traditional ways to share your music in 2018.
We hope that you were able to learn some valuable tips in this year’s roundup of top blog posts! Be sure to hit that subscribe button to get your weekly dose of music tips delivered straight to your inbox.