The goal of this article is to document and share all the steps I have taken to market and promote my latest EP.This project is not necessarily one I want to spend $3,000 - $5,000 on for a balls-to-the-wall PR campaign alongside a reputable PR firm but I did want to see how far I could push it on my own without a dedicated budget.As I spend more money experimenting with services and find more ways to promote this release, I will continuously update this post to reflect my experience and to share results.I have been actively emailing blogs, using services to find writers to pay for reviews, using other services to promote song plays, and I will share my experience using Submithub.com even though the results were as I expected. More on that below.Before promoting any release, make sure your EPK is up to date and has everything that a blogger, magazine, newspaper, radio person or podcast needs to run a feature on you or include your music in their playlist. If you want to … continue reading...
This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series PR Submithub.com is a simple, quick and affordable way to get your music in front of 100+ music bloggers. Submithub is exactly what it sounds like, a central location – or hub – where musicians, PR agents and labels can easily and quickly submit their […]
Busker is a new app focused on rewarding artists for their creations. As musicians, this would be the cyber version of real world busking. Live stream yourself jamming, attract an audience, and receive tips! Yes, Busker allows viewers to drop Tips in your guitar case (or PayPal/Bank Account) if they dig the vibes. Busker is […]
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Websites Your new album is out. You finally got your website exactly how you want it and it’s live. But it’s just sitting there. No visitors. No activity …just hanging out in cyberspace. What separates an active, engaging website with a steady stream of traffic from […]
This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series PR This is the magic question isn’t it? How do you find blogs to feature your music? Not only that…how do you find “good” blogs? Considering there are millions online – with thousands upon thousands being added or deleted daily – how the hell do you really find […]