Unlimited possibilities have been opened to artists in terms of promoting your music, Ever since the cyber world came into existence. The days of printing CDs to sell in stores/by the roadside are gradually coming to an end, and in fact many artists are putting their music online knowing that they can reach millions more than their CDs ever could.
However, no matter how versed you are with using the cyber world, there’s little to no point in putting your songs/E.P/albums online if you don’t promote your works and ensure you get the right people and your core fans to listen to you.
In this piece we will be taking a look at some ways you could Get The Best Exposure For Your Album Or E.P Release.
Let’s take a peep at them!
1. Utilize Social Media to Promote Your Music.
Social media’s influence on the increase of album/music sales can’t be overemphasized. Of the 7.2 billion people on this planet, 2 billion are active users on Instagram and Facebook, 328 million are active monthly on Twitter, 200 million users snap away on Snapchat, etc.
Now, if you as an artist aren’t tapping into this, then you are are to be blamed. Ensure that you utilize all social media platforms to your benefit. Make sure there is enough anticipation on your album/EP before it’s release date. Create the buzz on social media.
2. Reach out to Music Blogs.
One of the best ways to promote your music/albums is by reaching out to music blogs. Trust me, they definitely have the audiences that you possibly may not have. This will help your music grow by reaching new audiences every day so as to convert them to core fans.
Bloggers are always on the look-out for fresh, new content, and the cool thing is, there are a lot of music blogs that are thoroughly within your reach as an independent or upcoming artist. As a matter of fact if your music is put up on a music blog, it’s 100% sure to be heard by people who already like your genre of music.
3. A Collaboration With Other Artists Isn’t A Bad Idea.
Featuring an artist is a great way to get your musical bought/listened to by new people entirely. When you do a collaboration, the featured artist will definitely promote the song/album to his own fans. This signifies more sales for you, more new fans, and above all, more cash in the bank. The key point here is to work with artists in a similar genre with you or with a similar audience reach like yours.
4. An Album Listening Party Would Be Nice Too.
Having an “Album Listening Party” is a very good way to promote your music, albums, and many of the works you’ve done. Even though the world is going digital, a face-to-face and live interactions with your fans cannot be disputed.
Many top notch artists still do ‘album listening’ parties just before launching their new album. This is because they know the value of connecting with fans live. Playing a new music off your upcoming album at an album launch can get many people to buy the track when it emerges. Because the people who attended the listening party will vouch for your song, this will then will spur others to buy or listen to your Album.
With these few tips I have shared and more at your fingertips, then getting the best exposure for your Album Or E.P Release shouldn’t be a hassle.
“Remember When Words Fail Music Speaks – Bring Your Music To Life”
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