Music Marketing – How To Promote Your Music Successfully

Music MarketingToday we’re going to look at an extremely important aspect of your music career: Music Marketing. We’ll looking at some of the best ways to promote your music, as well as some of the platforms that work best in getting your music out there.

This article isn’t a bunch of rehashed information full of strategies that don’t work anymore, everything listed below still works for the modern day independent musician. It’s because of this that I ask you to share this article around if you feel it has been helpful for you. You can either do this by sharing it via the social media buttons at the top of this article, or by linking to it from your website.

But before we go into the best ways to market your music, let’s have a look at why you need to do this.
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Music Business Strategies Interview With Promote Your Music

Hi guys, just a quick update today. Chris Rocket from the Promote Your Music blog recently interviewed me (Shaun) for his website. Some of the things we talked about include:
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How To Be A Wedding Singer

How To Be A Wedding Singer

Today we have a guest post by Sam from Music Live UK on how to be a wedding singer. If you have ever been interested in making some money as a singer at people’s weddings, then you need to read this article!

If you are a talented singer with good on-stage presence, then you could consider a career as a wedding singer. Weddings are big business all over the world. By providing quality entertainment at some of these weddings, you can easily build a career for yourself. Yes, wedding singing is a competitive market. But with a combination of talent and good marketing skills, you can earn yourself a very good living.

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Why You Need To Invest In Your Music Career

Invest in your music careerToday we’re going to look at the need to invest in your music career. Want to make money from your music, but don’t want to invest in making that happen? I’m sorry to break it to you my friend, but it simply doesn’t work like that.

Let’s make one thing clear: If you want to take your music career past the ‘making music in your bedroom’ stage (And start making money), you will need to invest in it. It really is as simple as that. While finding that money to invest isn’t easy for everyone, it will have to happen sooner or later.

Here are some of the costs you may, and probably will, incur:
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Win! A $181 Membership To Our Online Music Business Academy

Win A Music Business Academy PlaceHi guys, just a quick post today. I’ve got a very special prize for you, I’m giving three lucky readers the chance to win a year’s free access to the IMA Music Business Academy!! This is a prize worth $181, and is worth every penny you won’t pay for it!! 😀

The academy will give you lots of great advice you won’t find anywhere else, and is tailored to the independent musician. This means all the advice you receive will be practical and achievable, and get your music career moving faster then ever before!

Like the sound of winning this fabulous prize? Then all your have to do is…
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How To Get Signed – The Best Way To Get A Record Deal

How To Get A Record DealIf you’ve ever wondered how to get signed or how to get a record deal, then this is the guide for you. There is a lot of very valuable information in this article, so if you find it useful, please share it on your favourite social networking website (E.G Facebook, Twitter , Google + etc) or your own site.

The reason this guide came about is because the old method of getting signed to a record label has died out. It used to be enough to simply have a talent and bump into the right person, but not any more. No more will sending your demo to a record label give you the chance of being signed, you now have to do a lot more to get on the radar of a record label a&r.

Despite the old methods not working anymore, when you do a search for how to get signed to a record label, you still see articles giving outdated advice. This article aims to change that.
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Get Career Changing Advice At The IMA Music Business Academy!

The IMA Music Business Academy Online Music Business CourseHi guys, just to let you know The IMA Music Business Academy has now opened it’s doors and is taking on new members. In the last post, I asked if it’s possible to fast track your music career. My conclusion that yes it was, you simply need to have the right knowledge and guidance available to you. Many musicians waste years doing things through trial and error, and often give up during the process.

The IMA Academy is a course that aims to tackle that, giving musicians the music business knowledge they need to succeed in a fraction of the time. If you have talent but aren’t sure how to get people to pay attention to your music, this could be the course for you!
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Can You Fast Track Your Music Career?

Fast Track Music Business CareerAs many of us know, progressing your music career can be a long journey. It’s not uncommon for musicians to be working at things for years before they start to gain any real recognition, and even then they may not be where they want to be. Unfortunately however, many people give up on their music long before that. The lack of results and the feeling of an uphill struggle can take it’s toll, and often the best option appears to be giving up completely.

But why does it take so long to get your music to the stage where you’re seeing real results? Can you fast track music at all, or do you simply have to go through the grind before you get reap the rewards? This is what we look at today.
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Release And Sell Your Music, Just Don’t Forget To Promote It

Make Sure Your Music Release Doesn't Lack PromotionWhen it comes to releasing music, there’s something I’ve noticed: While musicians generally put a lot of effort into putting out a CD or digital release, many put nowhere near as much effort into promoting this release. This is a shame, as promoting your music is one of the most important parts of releasing your music. Whether you’re releasing your music online or as a CD, if you don’t promote it, people won’t know it exists.

So what does promoting your music count as, sending out a few tweets? Sharing a link to your download on Facebook? Well, no. If you want a good amount of people to know about your release, you need to do a lot more promotion then that…
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Top Music Production Tips

Music Production Tips And TricksToday we thought we’d give you a few music production tips that can really help take your music production skills and technique to the next level. As a producer it can be too easy to fall into a rut, and not really reach the next level in terms on the types of beats you make. This is exactly what you want to avoid, as without always analysing what you’re doing and trying new things, you will never progress as a producer.

In this article, we look at a few things beginner and intermediate producers can do to get thinking about how they make beats. If you follow these tips, you will not only end up being more open in your production style, but also more structured and able to tell what makes a good instrumental. Enjoy.
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