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5 Best Music Marketing Ideas for Indie Musicians

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5 Best Music Marketing Ideas for Indie Musicians
1. Building Buzz Around Events
This is something I used to do a lot is try to build a buzz whenever I played out. One thing I learned really fast is that you can even turn a week of gigs into a tour. When I would call entertainment papers in towns, I would always tell them I was “coming through their city to perform”. Many times I would mention the next city I was hitting. They don’t really care where I’m playing next, but what I was doing was creating momentum and getting them to be open to... Read more here: http://bit.ly/BestMusicMarketingIdeas

Music Marketing: Strategy [7 Steps] (Music Business Lesson MM-001)

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In this lesson James Taylor of the Music Business Institute goes through the 7 steps of successful music marketing.

It's both a blueprint and a roadmap that you can also use to create the kind of music career you desire. It's also deceptively simple although the implementation will require that you learn some step-by-step techniques and tactics. 

1. Build Your Fan Lists
What is the one thing that all successful artists have in common - LISTS. Lists are the lifeblood of your business as a musician and without them it's almost impossible to make a living from your craft. 

2. Develop Relationships With Fans
The relationship with your lists will sustain you emotionally, creatively and financially over many, many years if you do it right. 

However if you disrespect your lists, speak down to them, or treat them as just a source of income then you are likely to have a very short career in music indeed.

3. Learn What Fans Want
There exists two main schools (or Tribes) in the marketing of …
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About Mike King
Mike King is a course author, instructor, and the Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Recruitment / Chief Marketing Officer at Berklee Online, the online continuing education division of Berklee College of Music. Prior to working at Berklee, Mike was the Marketing/Product Manager at Rykodisc, where he oversaw marketing efforts for label artists including Mickey Hart, Jeb Loy Nichols, Morphine, Jess Klein, Voices On The Verge, Bill Hicks, The Slip, Pork Tornado (Phish), Kelly Joe Phelps, and Frank Zappa's estate. Mike was the Director of Marketing and Managing Editor of Herb Alpert's online musician's resource, www.artistshousemusic.org, for three years.

Mike has written and teaches four courses for Berklee Online: Online Music Marketing with Topspin; Music Marketing 101; Online Music Marketing: Campaign Strategies, Social Media, and Digital Distribution; and Music Business Trends and Strategies. His book, Music Marketing: Press, Promotion, Distribution…

Digital Marketing Bootcamp: Especially for Artists and Musicians

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Digital Marketing Bootcamp: Especially for Artists and Musicians

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Getting one's work seen or heard is imperative to the success of artists and musicians. For creatives, the Internet offers another dimension of exposure, but you must know how to maximize your reach. 

Panel: 
Lydia Bender 
2008 Music Business graduate; former International Marketing Coordinator, Sony Music
Brandy Price 
Course Director, Music Distribution
Heather Torres 
Department Chair, Entertainment Business Bachelor of Science
Israel Vasquetelle 
Course Director, Music Merchandising and Retail Promotion

How to Sell Your Music on iTunes Tutorial

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How to Contact Influencers, Music Marketing & Preparing to Live Stream |...

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Top 10 Ways To Make Money Selling Beats Online

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Top 10 Ways To Make Money Selling Beats Online

There are a lot of different ways to turn a beat catalog into income. Yet most producers seem to know little about the business side of beat making beyond putting a PayPal button onto a SoundClick page. After spending countless hours honing your craft, learning production techniques, downloading the best VSTs and making awesome beats it can be very frustrating if you're not racking up the kind of sales you want. So here are my personal Top 10 ways for producers to make money with beats, backed up with some image proof and compiled after almost a decade selling beats professionally!

Fast forward to the following sections:

1. Sell licenses to your beats - 0:35
2. Sell other producers' beats - 3:09
3. Sell mp3 downloads - 3:38
4. Make beat tapes - 4:35
5. Becomg a YouTube partner - 5:28
6. Get a TV placement - 6:17
7. Get your beats on internet radio - 7:13
8. Make a drum kit - 7:58
9. Submit your beats to music libraries - 9:03
10. Be creative!…

How to animate text in Final Cut Pro

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Must Have Plugins For Final Cut 2017

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Published on Apr 28, 2017 In this video I talk about plugins for Final Cut that in my opinion are either essential, amazing value or completely free! Be sure to check the links below to find the exact products I mention in this video.



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Skin Smoother 2 - http://bit.ly/2ngBTNl



Lens Flare - http://bit.ly/2ngBTNl



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Please leave your thoughts in the comments below, let's help each other out and shoot better video together...enjoy! :)

Open Your Ears to Traditional Latin Music

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Open Your Ears to Traditional Latin Music


Open Your Ears to Traditional Latin Music
by  | Jun 5, 2017 | GenresPercussionRhythm | Listening to Latin Music is a whole body experience. With a complicated rhythm that makes your body want to dance, a rainbow of beautiful traditional instruments, and a rich history that envelopes half the globe, Latin music encompasses all that is vibrant and alive.

Sell Your Music on ITunes and other Digital Platforms

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Sell your music on iTunes and other digital platforms

HOW TO WRITE A SONG: Tip #1 Start With a Title

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The ESSENTIAL MUSIC BOOK for any serious songwriter, producer, film composer, composer, musician, educator, performer, music professional, or student.





Creating Hooks: Songwriting Tips from Neil Diercks | Berklee Online | AS...

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The ESSENTIAL MUSIC BOOK for any serious songwriter, producer, film composer, composer, musician, educator, performer, music professional, or student.



AMAZING Songwriting Documentary

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The ESSENTIAL MUSIC BOOK for any serious songwriter, producer, film composer, composer, musician, educator, performer, music professional, or student.





End Writer’s Block: 20 Songwriting Tips

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The ESSENTIAL MUSIC BOOK for any serious songwriter, producer, film composer, composer, musician, educator, performer, music professional, or student.



Be Successful at Songwriting

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Like this video? Then you will love Composer Boot Camp 101:  50 Exercises for Students, Educators, and Music Professionals!


The ESSENTIAL MUSIC BOOK for any serious songwriter, producer, film composer, composer, musician, educator, performer, music professional, or student.





What NOBODY tells you about SONGWRITING (Songwriting Motivation)

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Like this video? Then you will love Composer Boot Camp 101:  50 Exercises for Students, Educators, and Music Professionals!

The ESSENTIAL MUSIC BOOK for any serious songwriter, producer, film composer, composer, musician, educator, performer, music professional, or student.



10 Songwriting Tips for Beginners

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Like this video? Then you will love Composer Boot Camp 101:  50 Exercises for Students, Educators, and Music Professionals!

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How to Make a Cinemagraph in FCPX

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What is a cinemagraph? How do I make one myself? 

In this video I show you how to make a cinemagraph with Final Cut Pro X. Keep in mind that FCPX can't export in GIF, but this is not a deal breaker. I personally don't mind video files because certain phones can't really play GIFs. Since I am planning to share my cinemagraphs, I try to keep the file size small by making them less than 10 seconds long. You can also try exporting in 720p. The neat thing about video cinemagraphs is that you can add sound to them. 



*Let me know down below if there are ways I can improve this process.

HOW TO MAKE IT - Music Industry (Extra Tips - Nick Gatfield, Sony Music)

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MORE SECRET TIPS!!!...HTMI - for those that want to work in the MUSIC INDUSTRY from Nick Gatfield, CEO of Sony Music (UK). Your favourite artists are likely to come from Sony with a stable of artists as diverse as 1Direction & Justin Timberlake to Barbra Streisand & Kings Of Leon. As well as that, they team up with Simon Cowell's SYCO to make the X-Factor. So if you want to work with someone like Nick Gatfield, nows the time to start taking notes.



Nick's talks about how his involvement in music started from his passion for it as a kid and then going on to be part of Dexys Midnight Runners. Realising that there is often a shelf life in being a musician he quickly went into the business side of the industry & found other career options. Also keep an eye out for how & why One Direction became the juggernaut they are & advice for aspiring musicians on what he looks for when signing acts.



http://www.sonymusic.co.uk/

Top Ten Tips For Success in the Music Business with Dan Kimpel

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Top Ten Tips For Success in the Music Business with Dan Kimpel

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2 Secrets To Get Ahead In The Music Industry - TheRecordingRevolution.com

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Want to know how to make it in the music industry as an artist, band, or engineer? Then you must realize that it's not about how talented you are, or how hard you work, or where you live.

There are two fundamental strategies that you must employ immediately and consistently in order to see progress. And because no one seems to be talking about these concepts, I call them secrets.

If you do these two things that I explain in the video, your career and life will be rewarded. If you don't, not much will change.

How to Build Relationships and Break Into the Music Industry | Songwriti...

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How to Build Relationships and Break Into the Music Industry | Songwriting | Tips | Music Business

Music Business advice for 2017

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Music Business advice for 2017

5 Music Marketing Tips EVERY Musician Can't Live Without!

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5 Music Marketing Tips EVERY Musician Can't Live Without!1. Say SomethingSeriously, there is a massively huge world out there. In case you didn't get the memo, the economy sucks, people around the world are starving to death, corporations are raking in billions, and the media keeps shoving expensive crap down our throats. 
So say something. Don't waste your talent, whether its in music, or art, or writing, or math, or whatever. Don't waste it. Use it. And make a freaking difference. 
Musicians, there are thousands of songs out there about dum tweeny bop crushes and partying. Are we really that lame? There are tens of thousands of string quartets, thousands of symphonies, and tens of thousands of piano solos. Is that what we are about? Tiny little notes on scraps of tree bark? 
Make a difference with your music, your art. Change the world one note at a time. 
2. Get with the program.
Which program? Garageband, Audacity, Acid, Fruity Loops, Cubase, Cakewalk, Ableton, Logic, P…

Music Technology - The Great Democratizer

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Music Technology - The Great DemocratizerTechnology is the great Democratizer. If I don't want someone to judge me based on my appearance, gender, or age, I can create a new avatar, an identity, all linked to a valid e-mail account and website which tout my achievements without giving away a single personal detail. I can contact someone across the ocean (or even just two blocks away) via text or FB or Twitter, collaborate on a project, distribute it, and never have to meet a living, breathing soul. 
What is beautiful about this? If you, or you, or you want to create a great piece of art, whether it is music, or visual art, or an ebook, all you have to do it create it and hit SEND. It doesn't matter if you are ten, or twenty, or one hundred and ten. It doesn't matter if you speak Spanish, or Mandarin, or Arabic. If the music is good, if you know what you are doing, you can share your creations with the world. 

Even if your music is bad, someone is bound to like it out there. 

In Defense of Music Technology Part 1 - Lecture

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In Defense of Music Technology: Adapt or DieLast year after an electronic music concert, I found myself defending electroacoustic music to a fellow composer who did not understand why composers in my field insisted on using multimedia in their works. Her companion agreed, and as both verbally snubbed composers who use electronics, I realized that music technology divides even the most knowledgeable of musicians. In my mind, there are not composers in “my” field of electroacoustic music and “their” field of strictly acoustic (and presumably better) music. 
Electroacoustic composers simply compose for electronics like they compose for a choir or orchestra, and many can just as easily create a symphony as a computer music piece. 


Critics have always shunned innovation, whether it be the pianoforte, the record player, radio, the internet, virtual reality, or electroacoustic music. Whatever their motives – fear, ignorance, embarrassment – these critics wish to maintain the status quo, until …