5 STEPS TO AN AMAZING BAND WEBSITE

Band WebsiteBy now I’m sure you understand the importance of having a website for your music. However, a sloppy, hastily thrown together website may actually be hurting your brand more than not having one at all. I’m sure you’ve all visited a website that was unorganized, out of date, or unprofessional looking and clicked off without even giving the content a chance. You don’t want that happening to your website!
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7 WAYS TO GET CLOSER TO YOUR FANS

FansThis isn’t new information: People will like you if you make them feel special. INTIMACY, therefore, is one of the key ingredients in creating loyal followers and Superfans. How do you do this if you can’t give each one a gift or a hug? There are so many ways to get closer to your fans.
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INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING YOUR MUSIC

Marketing is the complete process of innovating products and services to satisfy fans, build awareness, and make sales. This process involves a series of important building blocks including researching, goal setting, strategizing, and executing. Here’s three great launching spots, from describing your vision to analyzing your customers.So, which steps are you forgetting when marketing your music?
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THE ESSENTIAL FEATURES OF HIT RECORDS

Hit RecordsWe have all heard those hit songs that can be considered  ‘timeless classics’.  Whether it’s a hip hop track, a rock classic or an 80’s power ballad, these songs share some essential features that ensure they will be on the airwaves for years to come. Obviously there is not one hard and fast rule for this as every song is different, but here is a list of features that many of these hit records share.
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PICKING YOUR PERFECT RECORDING STUDIO

With the rise of the independent studio, there are more choices than ever when it comes time to get your music recorded. This gives the artist a lot of power, but narrowing down the list of options can also be an overwhelming process.  To make your decision easier, here’s a checklist to use every time. Going down this list should help you to sufficiently narrow down your options and figure out what studio is going to give you the best results you can afford!
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ARTIST MERCHANDISE MADE SIMPLE. A HOW TO APPROACH.

Artist MerchandiseAll about MERCHANDISE.  With recorded music sales in free fall and touring being a very expensive gamble to try to end up in the black, it has never been more crucial for up-and-coming artists to find non-traditional revenue streams to keep their art alive. There are many ways for musicians to make money – private lessons, doing session work, or even writing jingles. However, none of these are actively helping build an artist’s career, and the time spent working on those endeavors will ultimately take time away from their own art.
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