With the massive volume of music, and the number of musicians out there, standing out and getting noticed has become harder than ever. Traditional marketing methods, while helpful, may not be enough to get you noticed as an artist. Here we look at some creative, unorthodox methods of marketing your music.
In this recent post to MusicThinkTank, Ben J shares several unusual takes on marketing yourself as a musician and how you can stand out from the crowd.
"Giveaways - I’m not talking about just giving away a free MP3, most people won’t pay attention. If you want to stand out, give away something interesting such as merchandise, a physical release such as a CD or even something as simple as a branded t shirt or cup (preferably with a drink). These things will serve to get your name out there."