The Internet has allowed artists to reach millions of music fans and grow their careers with a click of a button. Social media sites like YouTube have launched the careers of young artists like Justin Bieber and Chloe’and Halley. While the Internet has made
Publicity is a powerful tool to increase awareness of your music, build your image, and grow your brand. While many emerging artists know they need publicity, they have misconceptions about how publicity works and how it fits into their overall marketing plan. Some even think that publicity is the magic component to catapult their
Street team marketing is a form of guerilla marketing that is used to raise awareness of your music among your target fans. Street teams were heavily used by hip hop labels to promote their albums. Labels hired reps to hang up poster and flyers to let people in the streets know about their new releases.
Technology has made it easier than ever for indie artists to market their music. With a click of a button, artists can reach millions of music fans and hope that their single goes viral. However, it takes more than posting your music links online to market your music and build a successful career. Here are
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So you just finished recording your new single and feel like you have a hit on your hands? Awesome! A hit single can lead to more fans, more opportunities, and should ultimately lead to more revenue. Here are 12 ways to promote your new single. Video snippets– Create video snippets of your new single and
This is the second installment in our case studies of lessons from innovative album marketing campaigns. Releasing what is considered the best hip hop album of 2014 by critics, J.Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive album and marketing campaign shows the value of authenticity and being personal with your fans. Announcing his album only