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How to Define Your Audience Demographics to Better Market to Your Fans

From the effortlessly smart people over at SoundFly comes this guest post by Sarah Beth Perry of With the Band. All artists want to get their music into the hands of more fans, but the real challenge lies in how to…

Why Is Fan Engagement Important to Artist’s Teams?

This article comes from the folks over at With The Band, a fan engagement platform based out of Nashville, TN that helps fans and artists feel a part of something bigger than themselves. In a world where streaming can ensure a…

Want a Chance at Charting? Tell Your Fans to Help You Out in These Ways

Every week, the Billboard charts list what the most popular songs and albums in the U.S. are, with streams, sales, and radio play all affecting where a piece of music ranks on various tallies. Getting placed on one of them,…

Creative Ways to Engage with your Fanbase

There are so many ways to engage with your fans that your message can often be lost amongst all the other bands trying to say something. Social media can also lull you into a familiar rhythm where you’re posting often,…

6 Ways to Run Your Music Career Like a Boss

As an emerging artist, you are a lot like a start-up business. Building a successful business requires takes hard work, time, and persistence. Like everyday entrepreneurs, you are responsible for your career’s success. Smart musicians know how to properly brand…

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…

100 Ways for Musicians to Gain 100 True Fans

This post was inspired by Kevin Kelly’s captivating blog post called 1,000 True Fans. Kevin Kelly basically suggests that artists only need to acquire 1,000 True Fans to make a living. I always thought that 1,000 fans was a stretch…