While the combination of technology with more old school methods of solicitation means there are countless ways to communicate with potential donors when running a crowdfunding campaign, nothing can quite compare to the power of face-to-face communication. Here are some ways you can use live events to give your cause a boost.
I wrote the first version of 100 Free & Affordable High & Low Tech Music Promotion Tips way back in 2008. It has been updated periodically since then. But so much has changed, and as one of our most read and shared post it deserves a refresh.
If you are marketing music and not consistently interacting on Instagram, you are missing a huge opportunity. The picture based social network passed 400 million users this week with growth so meteoric that it's leaving Twitter in the dust.
If you're not seeing the kind of income you want from your music, holes in your metadata could be part of the issue. While filling in information such as the year a song was released or how many beats per minute is has can seem pointless and tedious, it's important information for distributors to have.
Entertainment marketing agency The Syndicate is seeking a Publicity Coordinator and booking agency software provider Jamplify is hiring an Account Manager. There are also great jobs open at Status Audio, Sneak Attack and Dim Mak. Find details on these gigs and more on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.
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Much of the work that labels and managers have traditionally taken care of in the industry, such as distribution and recording/mastering, can now be done by the artists themselves, and for significantly less money. Marketing and publicity, on the other hand, are both areas where it can be beneficial to hire an outsider provided, that is, they know what they're doing.