The Essential Social Media Accounts for Musicians in 2017 (subject to change)

  • FaceBook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Your own website built with WordPress, SquareSpace or Wix.

Turn Up the Volume on your Self Promotion

Step 1: Write down your marketing Plan
Step 2: Follow your plan

Create Some Buzz

  • Respond to comments quickly and participate in conversations on related Pages or Sites.
  • Encourage fans to share their thoughts and opinions on your music.
  • Post fan-created content and tag the creators, give credit where credit is due.
  • Host contests to increase interest and attract new fans, like ants to sugar.
  • Offer a song or good swag for FREE with a special “Followers Only” code.
  • Be personal and tell the story behind your music.
  • Balance promotional content with humor and heartfelt insights.
  • Make sure your posts reach all the platforms by using tools like Buffer, HootSuite or IFTTT
  • Research your Stats and make note of  and schedule the best times to Post based on your fans’ activity.
  • Be sure to add your social media links to ALL email signatures, newsletters, blog posts and even offline printed marketing material.
  • Using the SoundCloud Master plugin you can easily share and sell your latest music through your own website.

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