You have incredible talent, But talent only gets you so far in this world.
Some musicians actually make it big and earn a nice living doing what they love. In many cases, it's not because their music is better than yours. So why are they getting the recognition while you toil away? It's because they have taken a proactive approach to marketing themselves.
Here's the good news: You don't need a be on a major record label to market yourself. A well thought-out marketing plan does not have to break the bank. Most importantly, fine-tuning your marketing skills will get you heard. So here they are, 4 effective ways for musicians to promote themselves.
- Rock Social Media
- Network with bloggers
- Pitching your music into radio charts, Airplay
This is a great opportunity to get creative by putting your content out there and giving clever shout-outs to fans, promoting your music. Facebook is the obvious one. There are just too many potential fans out there to ignore.
Music bloggers are the taste makers and influencers. Mobs of people look to their advice on cool new music. Just make sure you're reaching out to the right blogger