Category: Music Marketing

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How To Be Your Own Music Publicist: Part 1

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 Guest Post By Ariel Hyatt and the team at CyberPR The world of music publicity is loud and overwhelming (just like the people in it!) Contrary to prior belief, music PR – especially independent music PR – is not just about Pitchfork, Stereogum and Rolling Stone. Indie music PR revolves around an entire complex ecosystem of blogs (big and […]

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How to legally post a cover song video on YouTube.

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Posting Cover Songs on YouTube: Music Video Licensing Explained Guest Post By Chris Robley  Cover song videos are hugely popular on YouTube, and making a cover song video is one of the most proven ways to get new listeners and viewers to check out your other songs, including your original material. So let’s say you’ve recorded […]

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10 Instagram Accounts That Could Change Your Music Career [Kosha Dillz]

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In this article rapper Kosha Dillz shares ten different Instagram accounts which, although they may in many cases be unconventional, are nonetheless a source of great source of creative inspiration for the rapper from day to day.   ____________________________ Guest post by indie rapper Kosha Dillz I look to some of the most interesting people for […]

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Music Entrepreneurship: Facebook Best Practices, Tips & Tricks For 2017

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Facebook Best Practices, Tips & Tricks For 2017 At two billion monthly users, Facebook remains the largest social app with regard to logged in users, and therefore stands as an important marketing tool for artists when it comes to connecting with fans and promoting their music. Here we look at some of the Facebook marketing […]

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Her Job Is To Curate Official Spotify Playlists Of New Artists [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

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Athena Koumis is an editor at Spotify, and her job is to curate “Fresh Finds” and other official Spotify playlists.  “My day revolves around listening to music.,” says Kormis. “My particular focus is emerging music, new artists, trying to help them grow and find spots for them to expand their audience.” ______________________________________________________ “I’ve had many […]

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Facebook Adds Groups For Pages: A Free And Easy To Use Fan Community Builder

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Facebook Adds Groups For Pages: A Free And Easy To Use Fan Community Builder Facebook has launched a long overdue Groups feature for Pages.  Previously, only individual users could create Groups.  The new features can easily be used by artists to create a fan club or fan community to encourage more artist to fan and […]

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Pandora has three numbers that should be music to your ears: $40 million, 76 million and 1 billion.

Guest post by Pandora’s Glenn Peoples on Medium Artist Marketing Platform is the best artist tool of any streaming service. Period. Wait, remove that period. Pandora just announced some new features. There’s no such thing as a free lunch, goes the saying, but it doesn’t always apply to a streaming service’s artist tools. Just as Pandora rolled […]

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How To Get Verified On Spotify, Apple Music

How To Get Verified On Spotify, Apple Music Guest post by Leticia Trandafir of Landr So after years of making tracks in the studio and sharing drafts here and there, I finally decided to do my own music distribution. I mastered my track, entered my info and uploaded my album art. I hit send, got approved, and there it was! […]

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