Most internet marketers know the term ‘Crowdsourcing,’ which uses your audience to create content. Anyone, marketer or not, who has been on a social media website and seen social media marketing has seen it in action. What happens when the two are combined in a new way? The name that I have come across is "crowd marketing." If indications are accurate, it may just be the new wave of online marketing.
There have always been DIY musicians and DIY music - that’s how music always begins, long before the major record deal, the money and the groupies. The Interent, social media and YouTube have all done a little bit to help music move forward and puts more power in the hands of the artist and their fans. SoundCloud has done even more to help artists do this by focusing on what matters - the music. There’s no slick music video with guest appearances by Kim K on a motorcycle, there’s no hype
Every artist worth their guitar strings (or turntable) is on SoundCloud promoting their music. It helps you build a community of fans, connect with influencers in the music industry and allows you a platform to speak your mind. This list aims to help steer you clear of common mistakes on SoundCloud that are made by other bands all the time so that your band can be heard as often as it deserves!
SoundCloud offers musicians the chance to upload their songs, either complete or in progress, to give their fans a little behind the scenes peek. Putting podcasts on SoundCloud is another way that you can entertain your fans, build a regular audience and have some fun. What you actually do during your podcasts on SoundCloud is, as with all things in the Web 2.0 era, up to you. Successfully doing podcasts that get you more SoundCloud plays, that people listen to and come back to hear again and
Everyone on SoundCloud is looking for new and exciting ways to increase their song plays. Writing that perfect song, putting up interviews and giving fans sneak peeks of upcoming tracks are all ways that people have increased their plays and received the attention they deserve. SoundCloud partnering with Instagram helps you get those extra thousand words, collect those few extra plays and get you some new fans. Keep reading to see how you can take advantage of this partnership to get more