Tag: Fan Base

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3 Tips For Getting Your Mailing List To Stand Out

Here we take a lesson in music marketing done right, and pick up three valuable tips on getting you mailing list to stand out from the crowd while not alienating fans with excessive pleas to buy stuff. Guest post by Angela Mastrogiacomo from ReverbNation You know when you’re mindlessly browsing your inbox and you come across something that […]

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Crowdcasting App Helps Fill Your Gigs, But Not With Fans. Is This A New Kind Of Pay To Play?

Given that attendance is so often a concern for artists, it should come as no surprise that a new app has been developed which provides a ‘crowd for hire’ and although such tactics will help fill a room, it’s a pricey way to go, and those in attendance won’t be fans. Is this just a […]

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CCA’s New Music & Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program Moves Forward!

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It’s All About MEE! It is with great enthusiasm, pleasure, thanksgiving, and gratitude that I can share with you the following news. This morning, the Colorado State Faculty Curriculum Committee (SFCC) unanimously moved to approve all seven newly authored music courses for the new Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) at the Community College of […]

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How A Full-time Solo Pianist Made A Living Via Streaming Royalties

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Here Michele McLaughlin, a full time solo pianist explains how she has been able to successfully earn a living from the royalties earned through the streaming of her music. Here Chris Robley chats with her about the opportunities her music has found on streaming platforms. Guest post by Chris Robley of DIY Musician I remember as a kid, […]

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Building A Music Content Pipeline: How To Be Prepared For Anything

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In this article Kendra Gaines walks readers through why artists ought to be building content pipelines, why it is that they work, and how to better organize your creative life and content output to capitalize on their use. Guest post by Kendra Gaines on the TuneCore Blog. Kendra is a digital music marketing fiend. ‘Like’ her Facebook page, Easy Music Promo for more. […]

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A Simple Guide To Promoting Your Music On YouTube

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As one of the most accessible content platforms on the web, being able to effectively promote their material on the site had become essential for artists. Here we look at a straightforward list of basic practices for any artist hoping to use the platform, regardless of the resources available to them. ________________________ Guest post by Jacob […]

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15 Tips For Getting More Music Fans

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Having true hardcore fans is a key piece of building a sustainable career as a band or artist. In this article we look at fifteen essential tactics for pulling in more fans and growing your base as a whole. This post was written by Lisa Occhino and originally appeared on the Bandzoogle Blog They say you need a thousand true […]

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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 than ever. _____________________________________ Guest post […]

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How The YouTube Algorithm Works: A Guide To Getting More Views

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At over a billion users, YouTube has become a key component of any artist’s online marketing strategy. This means it’s important to play ball and work with the platforms algorithm to increase the number of views your videos receive.  _________________________ Guest post by Ric Mazereeuw, originally published on the Hootsuite blog. With more than one billion users—or nearly one-third […]

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5 Ideas For Making Every Fan Feel Special

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While most artists are used to crafting marketing materials that will appeal to fans en masse, giving fans the one on one treatment they crave can be more challenging. Here we look at five way artists can make their fans feel special and help elevate them to super fans. ___________________________ Guest post by Allison Johnelle Boron of […]

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