Tag: online marketing

  • Save Hours Marketing Your Music With IFTTT

    Save Hours Marketing Your Music With IFTTT

    Wouldn’t it be nice to have an assistant helping you with routine online stuff, like posting on social media the way you want, helping build your Twitter lists, informing you about new PR opportunities, and other handy things? While web apps are rarely referred to as “assistants,” there are two tools I use actively and treat as virtual (literally) assistants. They…

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  • Your Music Was Added to a Popular Spotify Playlist… Now What?

    Your Music Was Added to a Popular Spotify Playlist… Now What?

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. It’s 2017, and album sales are sinking to historic lows. CDs are becoming obsolete. Even digital downloads are plummeting. But people are listening more than ever —…

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  • How to Organize Your Website to Convert Fans into Customers

    How to Organize Your Website to Convert Fans into Customers

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Have you ever thought about why you have a website? If you can’t immediately come up with an answer other than “because everyone has one,” then this…

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  • The Art of the Pitch: Get Press for Your Band with a Concise, Compelling Story

    The Art of the Pitch: Get Press for Your Band with a Concise, Compelling Story

    From laying the foundation with strong relationships, to doing the tedious research, there are a number of moving parts that go into securing a feature on your music, all of which fall second to what really does the trick: the pitch. This article is for those of you who are looking to get into music…

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  • Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Right for Your Next Music Project?

    Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Right for Your Next Music Project?

    For artists, depending on your patrons’ support is a practice as old as time. But these days it goes by another name: crowdfunding. You’ve probably already considered a crowdfunding campaign at some point in your career, and you’ve definitely already seen other musicians in your circle fund (or attempt to fund) their projects this way. It’s one…

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  • 3 Things Savvy Musicians Always Add to Their YouTube Videos

    3 Things Savvy Musicians Always Add to Their YouTube Videos

    If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a hundred times just on this blog alone: YouTube is so important to you as a musician. You might not like the payout rates or even the website itself, but it doesn’t change the fact that the platform is incredibly popular, and that you’ll be losing out…

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  • How to Conquer Your Self-Promotion Phobia

    How to Conquer Your Self-Promotion Phobia

    Self-promotion doesn’t have to sound like self-obsession. Learn to promote your sound, market your music, and reach new fans online.

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  • My Sonic Weapons: 4 Online Tools for Discovering New Music

    My Sonic Weapons: 4 Online Tools for Discovering New Music

    We all have that one friend that we rely on for new music. The one who is always the designated DJ at the parties. The one who tells you which album to download and what concerts to go to. We rely on said friend… and occasionally we envy her… How is she always up to date on the newest…

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  • How to Build Your Online Presence and Portfolio Before a Tour

    How to Build Your Online Presence and Portfolio Before a Tour

    Reaching a large audience is a pretty tough undertaking, so it’s important to find ways to maximize your project’s online presence. In this video taken from our free course, “Touring on a Shoestring”, Jeremy Young walks us through some helpful tips for doing just that. Share your music online. One of the most important steps toward enhancing…

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  • What I Learned from 3 Artists Who Really Get Social Media

    What I Learned from 3 Artists Who Really Get Social Media

    + Pursue your next marketing goal with a Soundfly Mentor! Soundfly offers four-week mentorship sessions with a pro, customized to you. Get in touch. Social media is a chore for you (okay, me). But why? Because you’re (I’m) doing it wrong. You know who’s doing it right? Of course you do. Amanda Palmer is doing social media right because…

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