One of the biggest challenges for indie musicians promoting their own music, is once you finally track down the music blogs and radio stations you want to send your music to, is how in the world do you get them to open the email.
Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, your band email list… they are all important components of your free music promotion strategy. Unfortunately, being a part of all these social media outlets can sometimes leave you feeling like you are chained to them.
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.
Promo Tip #5 You may be a truly great talent, but without getting out there and consistently marketing yourself, networking, meeting the right people, maintaining your image, and being humble, your talent will only get you so far.
What is the main drive for independent artists promote their music on the web? The fundamental incentive for web promotion is the opportunity to get your music heard by people who might otherwise never know that you exist! If people know you exist they can become fans and repeat-listeners. Which of those fans buy CD’s and downloads? Targeted listeners.
You can add plays and views and get on the Myspace charts. This will get labels and booking agents to take notice of you. In addition fans will see that you are popular and a viral effect will happen getting you even more loyal fans packing your show and buying your music.
Tonya S. Holly will direct the film from her own script, which is a new adaptation of the story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow rather than a remake of the 1967 classic film starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty. Holly began working on the project after reading old newspaper articles about the gangster pair in an abandoned house on her family’s property.
Don’t let online promotion tactics scare you off. It’s as simple as getting the word out. And if you believe in your music, then there should be nothing else you would rather do.