As independent music artists, there’s an overwhelming amount of work to do when you release your music. You need to get it distributed, promoted, marketed, heard and generating money for you. With all of the methods that music is being discovered, listened to, shared and bought today, here are 10 techniques you can use to maximize revenue and sales. By adopting these, you can make the most out of how listeners use digital sales and streaming platforms.
How do you get music noticed in a world that has become so noisy? Is it possible to get anyone’s attention in an age where we’re bombarded with constant messaging and information? In his opening keynote for the 2016 DIY Musician Conference, Kevin lays out the foundation for cutting through the noise and getting people to take notice. Kevin Breuner, CD Baby’s VP of Marketing, gavea great kickoff keynote speechat the DIY Musician Conference, urging artists to stop “marketing” their music (in the way we’ve come to think of that term), and startbuilding a storyaround the music.
Here are five ways that you can start earning an income as an online musician that you can set up in as little as one day:
At the top of the list is the subscription based crowd-supporting platform called Patreon because every single musician out there should already know about it. Not only that, but every single musician out there should already be on it, actively!