Music Promotion

Discovering Your Inner Genre

Discovering Your Inner Genre

Formation of bands usually doesn’t come from drawing straws or accidental occurrence; most recent bands have roots tying each other together while others have auditioned or placed advertisements in popular places. When complete togetherness has been achieved, it’s time for selecting what genre you’ll attempt to dominate. Selecting your preferred method of sound presentation should come from predefined factors, mainly revolving around skill and background faves. Here’s more information to help newer bands come into their own across whatever genre their heart’s desire. Family Background Not necessarily the larger available reasons to choose a genre, but family background does play […]

Facebook Band Promotion Part 2

Facebook Band Promotion Part 2

Have you set up your Facebook Flyers yet?I mentioned in the last post that I would be continuing on with this topic. Well, there are a few other things in Facebook that you can use to promote your band. Groups — Every band that has members in Facebook should defintely have a group set up for their band. A Facebook group is basically just a page in Facebook that allows people to join up for. It also features a place to share pictures, discuss and post messages about your band. One of the greatest benefits to having a group and […]

Facebook Band Promotion

Recently I came across a blog post that talks about using Facebook as a marketing tool for your band.  I agree with some of what the blog post says, but there are also some things that they mention that didn’t work.  The thing is, I believe that with a bit more creativity, Facebook works very well. If you read the post, you’ll notice something about the band sending out 30,000 flyers and that these didn’t get much for results.  My guess, and this is only a guess so I could be wrong, is that they choose the wrong type of […]

Getting Your Website Visitors To Keep Coming Back

When you are using you band’s website to promote your music you should always be thinking of ways to get your visitors to keep coming back.  Here’s the problem with this though — how do you know what attracts each visitor to come back to your site? The problem is, it could be different reasons for different people.  One person might like a specific video you have o your band playing out at a show, another might just like looking at your pictures, the list goes on.  It’s pretty much impossible to suit everyone’s needs in this aspect. This is […]

You Fans Deserve A Members Only Section!

You Fans Deserve A Members Only Section!

Sorry for the delay in posting. I’m going to try to get at least one post a week done but sometimes life interfers. Okay, so you have your site up and running, been posting music to your fans and you are selling advertising off your site. Awesome…you are ready for the next step. Paid subscriptions. What are paid subscriptions? All it is basically is a section of your site that only paid members can get access to by logging on to their account on your site. People will sign up and pay you a monthly fee to get access to […]

Other Methods Bands Can Make Money

Other Methods Bands Can Make Money

For a lot of bands there are only a few sources of income from their music: – CD sales. – Merchandise such as t-shirts, posters, etc. – Playing live shows. However, with a little creativity and effort you can bring a lot more cash in just by making some changes to your website! The key here is to change your way of thinking on how a band makes money — it can be a lot more than these few things! There are a number of ways to increase your band earnings: Let’s look at one way (there will be more […]

Using Google To Promote Your Band

Using Google To Promote Your Band

Note: this is a very high level guide — this write up is basically meant to just get you started and give you an idea on what can be done. I could get into a lot more detail on the subjects of search engine marketing and search engine optimization but there are already excellent resources out there on the web. A quick search of “SEO tutorials”, “SEO guide” and similar searches will give you plenty to read and learn from if you want to learn this in greater detail and get the most from it.All you need in order to […]