Monday, September 17, 2018

How You Can Be Proactive When Sharing Your Music

Many people love the idea of having a job in the music industry, and often that could be as a singer or songwriter, or both. Many have this dream, but how many of those people will actually have success? The figure can be quite small. But if you have a dream, you don't need to give up on it just yet. I wanted to share with you some of the ways that you can be proactive when it comes to sharing your music and your talents. I hope it gives you the inspiration you need to make it happen.





Use Social Media To Create A Following

Social media is a free to use platform, and you possibly share a lot of your life on there already. So why not create a separate page and dedicate it to your music? A facebook page could be a great way to share videos and live performances. You could also use other social media platforms like Instagram. Stories or Instagram Live could be a great way to showcase what you do. Social media can be a great way to build an organic following. Regularly sharing content can help you build that. 


Consider Sharing Content on Platforms like Soundcloud

There are platforms that are specific to music and sharing your own music. Like any platform though, you do need to be listened to and shared, so this is when you could look into companies that offer the facilities to buy soundcloud plays. This could give you a springboard to bounce off when it comes to future music releases and what you share online. Like anything, you want to be seen and heard, and this can be one of the best platforms in which to do so. 


Could YouTube Be the Way Forward 

YouTube is a fabulous platform to share content, and can work really well when it comes to sharing your music. You could even look at creating a video to go along side your music which not only helps with the hearing sound of things but could also help relate to people that are more visual. Another way to use YouTube would be to get in touch with people who already have decent followings, and ask to have your music showcased in their videos. They can give you the content for the music and also credit you as well. It can be a great way to ensure that you get the best of both worlds from this platform. 


Getting Your Music Heard As Much As Possible 

You do want to do your best when it comes to getting your music heard and one of the best ways to do that would be to continue to “gig” as much as possible. Headlining events, singing at parties, having a residency, doing what it takes to be seen regularly and have your music heard can not only help you reach out to people, but this also gives you valued experience in the industry in which you want to be part of.


I hope that these tips help you to be more proactive when it comes to sharing your music. Do you have your own tips to share?

12 comments:

  1. Great article! It seems like it's so much easier for artists to share their talents these days and do it for free with all of the social media platforms!

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  2. Are you a musician or singer yourself?. With social media, it is so much easier for up & coming artists to get recognised. I watched an interview with Shawn Mendes & he apparently got discovered via a website called Vine (I don’t think it operates anymore).

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    1. No, I'm just a writer. I love the atmosphere online for creatives, it's so much easier than ever before to get work! I loved Vine and yeah, there's a few folks who got famous from that site! I wonder why they closed down?

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  3. This is a great article! I know a few people who are musicians, I'll pass this along.

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  4. This is certainly not my field, but it sounds like some real great advice! Thank you so much for sharing.

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  5. Usually, I never comment on blogs but your article is so convincing that I never stop myself to say something about it. You’re doing a great job Man. Best article I have ever read

    Keep it up!

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  6. Wow great post . Love to read it . Thanks for sharing

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