Marketing

Using Spotify’s New Codes Creatively

Spotify recently launched its Spotify Codes feature, a new and innovative way for listeners to easily share a track, album, playlist, etc. via iOS and Android. Here we dig deeper and examine some creative ways in which these codes can be used creatively as a marketing tool. ___________________________ Guest post…

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How The Empty Pockets Found Success On Multiple Billboard Charts With A 2 Year Old D.I.Y. Album

Josh Solomon and The Empty Pockets been making a living from touring for several years, booked by Adam Davis of our sister company Skyline Artists. But a few weeks ago the band was able to chart on multiple Billboard charts with an indie album that is two years old -…

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Bandzoogle Adds No Commission Beat Sales With Airbit Integration

Musician web site and marketing platform Bandzoogle has integrated with leading beat selling platform Airbit (formerly myFlashStore) to make is easy for its users to sell beats on their own sites. ___________________________________________ With Bandzoogle’s new Airbit integration, users can quickly add an Airbit store to their Bandzoogle website with no…

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4 Reasons To Focus On Small Music Blogs Instead Of Large

While being featured on major, household name music news outlets is certainly something every musician is desirous of, independent artists are often better off pursuing smaller music blogs when it comes to seeking press, as they are more likely to give them the attention and energy the artist is looking…

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How To Get Verified And Use Analytics On Shazam

Given its popular use as a music discovery platform, getting verified on Shazam can do wonder when it comes to connecting with more fans, as it frequently provides a space for fans to engage with artists before more mainstreams social networks. __________________________________ Guest post by Ta’Rikah Jones of Symphonic Distribution…

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How To Treat Spotify Like A Social Platform And Get More Plays

Good news for artists, who may be savvy on a social media platform like Facebook or Instagram, those skills can be transferred to Spotify, a streaming service which requires a good deal more social interaction than one might guess. _________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 Many musicians…

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Which Social Platforms Are Marketers Using The Most In 2017?

So many social media choices; so little time. Knowing where to put your marketing energies in the overcrowded social media landscape can be tough. This chart shows where marketing professionals are putting their time and money in 2017.

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SEO Checklist For Musicians

Figuring out how to begin optimizing your band’s presence within search engines can be a complicated and confusing process. This article makes it easier by breaking down the steps into a comprehensive and easily accessible checklist. _______________________________________ In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, Wes Walls offers up a complete checklist…

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How To Be Successful In Licensing Your Music For Film And TV

Here Cathy Heller outlines the top three factors which get taken into account when considering an artist’s music for placement in television, ads, and film and provides advice on how artists can increase their chances of a successful placement. _______________________________ Guest post by Cathy Heller of DIY Musician [This article…

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Thanks For Pushing @Hypebot Passed 55,000 Followers

Thank-you to you all for pushing @hypebot passed 55,000 active followers on Twitter. Our writers, advertisers and followers all tell us how engaged our audience is on social media, particularly here. And if you’re not following @hypebot on Twitter, what’s wrong with you? Join the club here. Related articles GETTING…

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