Music Promotion & Music Marketing Tips From The Pros

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This article is a collection of the best music marketing tips we find on the internet. Whether you’re a band, a producer, or a singer-songwriter, these little nuggets of gold are sure to inject some inspiration into your music marketing efforts going forward.

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Best Of 2019: Music Marketing Tips

‘Are Music Videos Still Relevant In A World Of Streaming?’ – Damian Keyes

Damian Keyes is always a pleasure to watch for his solid advice. This little gem is a question sent in by a subscriber, and as the title suggests, explores whether music videos are still relevant in an age of streaming.

‘How To Build Systems As A Music Entrepreneur’ – BrandMan

BrandMan (@BrandManSean) features cuts from his interview with Aaron Wolf (@AaronWolfMusic) and discuss techniques on how to approach getting on Spotify playlists, and how to build systems as an entrepreneur in the music industry.

15 Music Marketing Strategies For Aspiring Musicians – RenderForest.com

A comprehensive and well-rounded list of 15 tips for aspiring musicians to get their music heard. Check out the link here.

‘Music Marketing: Grow Twice As Fast With A Collab’ – Smart Rapper

Learn from SmartRapper how the simple act of a collaboration can supercharge your music marketing efforts in 2019. Everything from the process, to effective tips you can leverage while thinking about your next collaboration.

‘5 Basic Tips: Preparing To Release New Music’ – Michael Brandvold

5 Basic Tips: Preparing to Release New Music

Michael has managed the online efforts for KISS, ACCEPT, SOiL, Tantric, Killer Dwarfs, Dream Theater, Little Caesar, Narada Michael Walden, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few. With a resume spanning artists as big as these, we highly recommend you check out his latest post on how to market your new music in 2019. Check out the article and podcast here.

 

‘Your Music Career Can Wait | Why Working More Is Toxic’ – Adam Ivy

Anyone serious enough about their craft understands the struggle of balancing life and work. Adam Ivy passionately shares his thoughts on ‘hustle culture’, as well as his thoughts on ‘missed opportunities’ and the value of work-life balance.

‘Musicians: Don’t Sell Music, Sell This!’ – Damian Keyes

Damian Keyes is fast becoming the voice of music marketing on Youtube, and has garnered significant attention lately for his controversial views on getting musicians to stop selling their music.

Damian opens up the debate: “if direct music sales are dwindling how can aspiring creatives and artists monetise their work?”

‘Use This Trick to Stay Consistent’ – Brandman

Kohrey presents a brief but action-packed plan on how to stay consistent as a music content creator. Check the link in the description to download his content schedule that you can use for your own music marketing efforts.

4) ‘Don’t Tell Anyone About Your Music Until…’ – DIYMusician

Don’t tell anyone about your music until…

Whether you’re just looking for feedback, a little bit of constructive criticism, or even an ego boost, maybe you should wait to put your music until you’ve sorted these 5 crucial things… Check out the article here.

‘Do You Understand Your Recording Contract?’ – Michael Brandvold

Michael has managed the online efforts for KISS, ACCEPT, SOiL, Tantric, Killer Dwarfs, Dream Theater, Little Caesar, Narada Michael Walden, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.

With a resume spanning artists as big as these, we highly recommend you check out his latest post on how to understand your record contracts and what their implications are on your future.


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