When you look at the music landscape over the years to now, it can be said that the album as a format, is dying, or probably is dead. Nobody is buying albums, or singles, instead, you find persons streaming. The question is, what’s the purpose of doing an album as an artist, and how can an album be used to maximize the potential of sales, and be used as a
You have finished the recording and mixing process for your new song now what? Here are four things you can do now to promote your music. 1.Email songs to friends The general understanding is, each person, may know at least five persons.These persons may be friends, acquaintances, family members, persons you meet, etc. You’d have had their contact email address, or, are friends on Facebook, for instance. So this first
At the end of getting your song recorded, mixed and mastered by your producer and engineer, you have the final product, and you need to promote the song. One of the best ways is to get the music to DJs. You will first need to collect info for all DJs you have listed as targets, eg. email address, phone, etc. The norm for persons is to put all the email
Youtube is the largest platform for videos online next to Google. Many persons use this to access music. As an artist, it’s a tool you can use to build your online following, to effectively promote your work. Here is a problem though. For an upcoming artist, you are unknown to many, and so there won’t be much of any searches for your music. Except for having a small following, eg.
After you have recorded your song, have it mixed and mastered the next thing you will need to do is have your music in places for them to buy it. So how do you do that when you live outside the USA or don’t have a distributor? I look to answer that question in today’s post. Being outside the United States, or Europe, in order to get your music into
Create a marketing plan to promote your music. A marketing plan is a plan of action to get persons to listen to and buy your music. There are various components of a marketing plan to take into consideration. Who is your target for the music you create For example, say you do reggae music, your target would be people who listen to reggae. If it’s dancehall, you’d do the same,
A manager’s purpose is to help manage your career and to make sure you make as much money as possible, as an artist. That’s their purpose, to manage your career. They bring you to the next level in terms of exposure and earning money. If the manager you have is not making you money, get rid of him. Let’s examine the Pros and the Cons, of the matter. Yes To
The question is asked, how do you make money from making music as a recording artist? Because there are multiple ways of earning income as an artist I’ll focus on four of the main ones. Selling your albums and singles The first way is by sales. You may record an album, get it mixed and mastered, you package it by CDs, vinyl, cassette, flash drive, digital files, you sell those