59m 22s | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 15fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch | 266 MB
Genre: eLearning | English | Beginner | Jan 15, 2016
The biggest issue musical artists face is how to get people to hear and purchase their music. Luckily, today's digital platforms offer a variety of ways to engage new customers and longtime fans. In this course, author Evan Sutton explains the best practices for self-releasing and promoting music online. He begins by discussing how to ready a release for online distribution, including mastering, ISRC codes, online aggregators, and setting release dates. He moves into online promotional strategies, including blogs, press releases, free download strategies, exclusives, and streaming options.
He then discusses email-marketing strategies for capturing contact information, scheduling emails, and working with email marketing platforms like MailChimp. He wraps up the course talking about maintaining momentum with an audience, including consistency in promotion, audience interaction, horizontal networking, and hiring third parties to assist in the project.
*Readying your finished tracks for mastering
*Self-mastering vs. working with a mastering engineer
*Choosing an online aggregator
*Setting a release date
*Targeting blogs that fit your brand
*Writing a press release
*Using social media
*Sending promotional emails
*Maintaining a connection with your audience
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