Social Media

15 Steps To Build A Fanbase

In this article we break down how artists can successfully build and grow their fanbase, outlining fifteen steps artists can follow in order to accomplish this goal, and why this new method for success is advantageous to artists over the traditional model. ________________________ Guest post from Make It In Music…

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Spotify Adds Group Playlists Using Facebook Messenger

Spotify is getting more social. Overnight the music streamer launched Group Playlists for Messenger, which enables group playlist creation using Facebook’s popular messaging app. ____________________________________ With Spotify’s new Group Playlists for Messenger, users can create Spotify playlists with their Facebook friends. They can create a Group Playlist, share it, and…

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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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Top 10 Sites That Will Feature Your Music Video

Once you’ve put in the effort to create and interesting and compelling music video, it seems only fair that you’d want to share it with the world. This can be easier said than done however, and sharing on you’re own social media channels can only get you so far. Here…

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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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Understanding The Importance Of Fan Interaction

Interactions between fans and musicians can be a major contributing factor in making or breaking an artist’s career success. As technology has evolved and the importance of social media has increased, the fan demand for artist interactions has grown, and cultivating a strong social media presence has become more important…

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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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Using Instagram Pods To Get More Fans

As an artist, it can be hard to get keep your posts from drowning in the crowded clamor of modern social media, something which can be highly frustrating for musicians with major announcements like an upcoming tour or new album. Here we look at how Instagram pods can be used…

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Midem 2017 Is Happening Now – How To Follow All The Action Live

Tuesday was opening day at international music industry convention Midem in Cannes, France. With 4000-5000 attendees, there’s nothing quite like it. Just in case your budget didn’t allow you to soak up the sun walking the Boulevard de la Croisette, it’s still possible to follow all the action at Midem…

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