A 3 Step Plan To Consistently Gain New Fans

Image1-livemusicsignFans are an essential part of finding success as a band, and while fanbase growth has an huge variety of factors, this article focuses on three tactics which, in addition to be successful in their own right, have proven to produce spectacular results when when consistently used in conjunction with each other.

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The Art Of Being Heard: Are Big Data And Analytics The Future Of Music Marketing?

Image 1As the use of big data as a marketing tool gains speed in music industry, Natasha Lane here explores in depth the definition of big data, and how it applies to music itself, and the marketing strategy implemented for said music.

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13 Must-Use Instagram Tools For Event Marketers

1Instagram is rapidly emerging from the pack as one of the best platforms on which to reach potential event goers, as well to directly drive ticket sales. Here we look at thirteen different complementary tools which can help you improve your strategizing on Instagram.

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How To Make The Power Of Community The Key To Music Industry Success

2While the music industry is often described as a cutthroat dog-eat-dog world (and this certainly can be the case) there is much to be said for the power of community, and what working productively with others in the industry can do to buoy your chances of success.

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Instagram To Add Music To Posts, Code Reveals

InstagramInstagram is planning to launch new features that allow users to add music, according to an analysis of code found within the Instagram Android app. The reveal comes just days after Instagram announced that it had teamed with Spotify to post the tracks they were currently listening to Stories.

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How Yo Use Facebook Live To Engage Your Fans

2In an attempt to compete with YouTube, Facebook has spent the past ramping up its video infrastructure enough to give the former video sharing platform a run for its money. In many ways, Facebook's live video service is much more friendly to artists. Here we look at how it can be utilized for engaging with fans.

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Spotify and Instagram Link, Oculus Live Venues Unveiled at Facebook F8 Summit

Oculus-venuesYesterday at Facebook's F8 developer conference, Zuckerberg & Co, shared a myriad of announcements including new privacy controls, an expansion into online dating and more. But two announcements were pointed directly at musicians and the music industry.

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Instagram Challenges Snapchat As Facebook, Twitter Become Old News For Young Users [CHART]

SNAPCHATSnapchat is the clear choice for U.S. teens as we near the summer of 2018. 45% of the 6,000 teens polled for PiperJaffray’s bi-annual “Taking Stock With Teens” survey chose its as their favorite social media platform. 26% said Instagram was their favorite, while Facebook and Twitter continued their downward decline with the demographic.

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Nick Tieder of Frontiers Music: 'Your Biggest Problem Is Indifference'

image from www.frontiers.itNick Tieder, GM North America Frontiers Music, talks with Michael Brandvold on The Music Biz Weekly podcast. They cover a broad range of topics from streaming, touring, social media and what artists can do to help their career.

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Facebook Signs Indie Licensing Deals with Merlin, Beggars, PIAS, Ingrooves

Facebook-musicFollowing deals with the majors label groups, Facebook has announced world-wide licensing packs with key independent music companies including Merlin, which represents more than 20,000 indie labels and distributors, as well as, Beggars Group, PIAS and INgrooves.

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