Promo Tip #55 Tag your MP3s with your name or band name, not just the song name. They need to know WHO did this material when they happen across it months later.
Now I’m not saying that doing music marketing on you own is a bad thing, and if you have ever read my blog you will now that I post up information every day about how to get new fans with sneaky marketing methods.
Sure, it’s not bad to please other people. But this can mean that we constantly say “yes” even if our own time, convenience, music or even money is at stake. When you are a musician, it’s very important to say no. If you think you need time off to recharge, learn to say no to future rehearsal engagements.
Apart from this method of music promotion, there are other ways also. But, those ways are not as easy and effective as this one. Some of the other ways are uploading songs or riffs in you personal website or in your account in any social networking website, but there is no surety whether others will visit your website or not. You can also distribute your music CDs to others, but that would cost a lot. The use of Riff Raters has outraced all the other ways of promotion of music or a band. This music app is the most popular nowadays; anyone can record their songs or music riffs and spread it.
Promo Tip #44 Create a video and get on YouTube. Place your video on all relevant video sites. Video Scrapbook (or Diary) your music band’s progress, accomplishments, and jam sessions. This could make for good clips in other projects.
tools for musicians To be successful you need to get rid of thinking you can do it all by yourself. That notion will do nothing but hinder your progress. It is much easier to get others to help you do things than you trying to learn to do them yourself. No matter how smart you are or how much you know. There is no way you can know everything about marketing music online.
Reconnect with a partner. Find someone that you did the intensive with and get together to review, practice, and reinforce what you learned. This will keep your skills present in your mind as well as with your partner’s. The old saying, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” hold true here. Your memory will be jogged and your muscle memory will be triggered because you are being helped out by someone doing the same thing as you.