WHAT is an email list? An email list, in the simplest terms is a list of email addresses. More specifically it’s a list of email addresses and probably names (and perhaps other bits of relevant info too) in a database or spreadsheet somewhere, attached to a system, app or mailbox which allows you to email […]
I’ve written a great deal in the past surrounding your artist website, and my opinion (in both my premium courses) on whether you need one has always been yes. That was until the past year or two, and I’ve started seeing the rise of one-page websites that just list links. Linktree is a good example […]
Picture this: You’ve just spent some quality time finishing a new track and it’s brilliant. You’re super pumped for other people to hear it and can’t wait to send it to people for feedback, maybe get a preview up on Soundcloud or even get it released on Spotify etc. Stop. Before you do anything with […]
Countless blog posts will profess to you that they have the 8 ultimate solutions to building your fanbase, or the 5 top tips you need to grow your audience as a musician. Invariably they will all have the same regurgitated click-bait-esque elements, claiming that a case of covering all the bases, surrounding yourself with a […]
If you’re not sure about what or who you are musically, or how you define yourself then you’re going to find it more difficult to find your fanbase. If you know who you are, and what sort of brand or image you portray then you’re far more likely to know what sort of fans you […]
In January 2019 I was asked to present a talk on how to release your own music to a group of people in Riga, Latvia. It was the first time I’d done anything live, with regard to self-releasing, but I took up the challenge and wanted to fit as much information into the talk as […]
Articles, Distribution, Making Money, Promotion & PR, Self Releasing
Yesterday, I hastily posted an article on the best way to get your music out there. In my keen efforts to get it out there, it was pointed out, quite rightly that I had missed one crucial thing. One thing that sets apart those who are successful when releasing music and getting it out there. […]
How can you get your music out there? What do you need to do or know before you start, and how do you go about it?
If you go searching for instructions on how to become a successful musician, you’ll probably come across a few artist or band Wikipedia pages or biographies that give you a series of events that led to fame and fortune. A single event, that triggered a rise to success. What you don’t get is a list […]
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