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Social Media

From social media tips to branding, you’ll find all of the necessary tips to promote your music, brand, and more!

How to Get Your Music Featured on Blogs

As the editor of a leading electronic music blog, Noiseporn, I get hundreds of emails from artists, publicists and managers every single week asking me to listen to a new song or album. But how many of these actually make…

Music Biz 101: Developing your Media Pitch with Lisa Occhino

How did you get started in the music and entertainment industry? I developed a passion for music at a very young age. My mom loves to remind me of how I used to plunk out melodies of TV show theme…

How NOT to Make Connections with Music Industry Influencers On Social Media

As many tech-savvy musicians have discovered, social media platforms are great venues to not only communicate with fans, but also to connect with music industry influencers like bloggers, publicists, and music supervisors who can help move your career forward. The…

The 3 Biggest Delusions Musicians STILL Have About the Music Industry

This post originally appeared on Sonicbids. By Amy Sciaretto Despite mountains of easy-to-find evidence to the contrary, musicians still have some serious delusions about the music industry and how to “make it.” To quote the amazing Dicky Barrett of the Mighty…

2016 Top Electronic Music Blogs

Last year, Symphonic Distribution conveniently provided the global and national rankings of your favorite electronic music blogs according to data collected by the analytic site alexa.com. Global ranks are an indication of how a site is doing compared to all other sites…

Your Followers Aren’t Your Fans

This post was originally published on PowerPublicity.  Sorry to break it to you, but your social media followers aren’t necessarily your fans. How many of your followers actually support you? How many of your followers have purchased, streamed, or downloaded your…

Social Media Basics: Hashtags for Artists

If you’re an artist or a band that’s new to the world of social media, hashtags may seem confusing or pointless. These little symbols are a vital way for way people communicate and digest information online. Not only are they…

9 Things to Do Before You Release Your Next Single

This post originally appeared on PowerPublicity. Releasing a single is one of the best ways to generate interest in your music and attract new fans. Some artists have built massive fan bases and revenue from a hit single; however, there’s…

How to Effectively Market Your Music in One Simple Step

This post originally appeared on DarrenCooper.com. By Darren Cooper In today’s industry one of the biggest obstacles independent musicians face is figuring out the best way to do music marketing. What tools should be used? Is Facebook or Twitter better? How…

Canva: A FREE Image Editing Tool For Musicians

Canva is a graphic design tool that helps you create nice little graphics for your videos, blog posts, Mixtape covers, etc. When I started online, creating graphics was my weak point. I was never good at it so I had…