- Our monthly roundup of the best music marketing tips for February 2019
Each month, we bring you the best content we’ve found on the internet that focuses on music marketing. 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. Enjoy!
Best Of February 2019: Music Marketing Tips
1) ‘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.
2) ‘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?”
3) ‘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
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.
5) ‘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.
If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re ready to take your music career to the next level.
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