If there’s one thing we can be sure of, it’s that there’s no shortage of music producers and musicians in the world. Your chosen genre might be metal, hip hop, jazz, classical, or reggae. You might be part of a band or may work as a solo artist. You could be interested in creating music for films, for a particular demographic, for musicals or for a specific part of the world.
Regardless of all that makes you different to other music artists, there’s one thing that you all have in common and that’s the need to conquer the world of online music promotion. Long gone are the days when in-store record sales and radio coverage dominated the charts. If you want to get your music heard and if you want to get people to buy what you create, you need to be online.
So, how do you build a solid fanbase? How do you attract and retain fans who will download your music, attend your gigs, buy your merchandise and spread the word?
1. Set up a website
2. Start a blog
3. Become a social media guru
4. Get into contact with music blogs
5. Stream your music
6. Get your videos uploaded onto YouTube
7. Design an awesome Electronic Press Kit
8. Learn how to manage online advertising campaigns
9. Invest in some direct emails
10. Collaborate with other musicians
Read the following guide which delves into the ten online music promotion tips listed above in more detail. It’s time to get your music noticed.