Upload Your Music – Sounds simple enough, but its still a widely overlooked and neglected idea by some musicians. If you aren’t uploading your music because you don’t know how, then find somebody who does. Its not hard and its not expensive. There are many sites where you can do this for free and use their tools. If you can use a computer you can upload your music. Get on it!
The counterpart of Facebook’s Like button, the +1 button allows you to rate any page and makes your page rank higher in Google searches. Sweet integrated engagement marketing and free music promotion tool right there!
Never let it be said that having your music video on YouTube or Google should not be done. Au contrairy, that is the first thing you would do followed by posting that video to your MySpace account. What did you say? You don’t have a MySpace account? Then go get an account now! The accounts are free, easy and worth the effort. Move! Get back here when you are done baking that cake.
Tunecore – Tunecore is similar to CDBaby, except that it’s all based on digital sales–no physical products. You don’t really need an account for your band at both Tunecore and CDBaby, but you might consider Tunecore’s services if your band sells a lot of digital music. Tunecore charges annually, but gives bands 100% of their profits (in contrast to CDBaby, which shaves a bit off the top).
Promo Tip #45 Have a CD, digital download and other merchandise for sale. Generate some sales so you have something to invest in other areas of your marketing effort.
You already have your likes – generate or facebook fans buy! List down on your Fb page all of the singers that sound related or are in the same genre as you. Prospects are, clicking on them would definitely too cause you. Receive their interest & do simple steps one to four once again, you’re arranged.
Once you’ve produced a few demos you’ll need to make sure that the sound is as good as you can make it. You’ll want to learn about EQ, compression and mastering, as by perfecting these you’ll guarantee that your tracks will sound amazing. There are many videos on YouTube that can show you how this and much more can be achieved. The only way to learn is by trying things yourself until you get a natural feel for it.
Promotion techniques for singers is a manifesto of achievement. Not many people know about this, and like I said earlier, although it’s not a secret, it is explosive. You don’t have to be rich, just determined to make it.