Artists, like it or not, are frequently judged by their streaming and social media numbers. That said, it has become difficult for artists to break through the digital clutter and be noticed by potential fans. This how-to guide provides tips on finding your audience, monetizing your online presence, make the most out of streaming services.
Pretty much every band or artist hoping to engage with a modern audience has some kind of presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but for those who want to use social media to go the extra mile and connect further with fans, here are four platforms that you may not have yet taken into consideration.
Living in the digital age, the resources necessary for recording an album are easily available, but when it comes to making said music available to the public, it's easy to become lost in the clamor and end up without a single soul hearing your album. Here we outline some steps which will help you avoid such an unfortunate circumstance.
Music has always been an integral part of Starbuck's imaging; and when fans began the shift from physical goods to streaming, the 7500+ store chain partnered with Spotify. All Starbuck's baristas get a free Spotify Premium account and they're using them to create playlists. Now customers who like what they hear, can easily save that song for access later.
Hundreds fo musicians have used PledgeMusic to run successful direct-to-fan campaigns. Now, Jay Coyle, whose Music Geek Services has been hired to run PledgeMusic campaigns for more than 20 artists ranging from indie to major, is offering a free webinar series sponsored by Hypebotto share what he's learned.