The Soundcloud Bible is out now

Budi VoogtBlogs, Music Marketing, Social Media, SoundCloud / YouTube / Spotify0 Comments

The past few days have been hectic for me, to say the least. I have been putting in the final details for my book, The Soundcloud Bible, and that meant getting my perfectionist game on. Luckily, with the help of my great team, it all came together nicely. With a huge smile on my face, I happily announce that The Soundcloud Bible, is live NOW!   For those of you … Read More

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Things I wish I knew about the music business

Budi VoogtBooking Agents, Copyright & Publishing, Labels & Distribution, Music Business, Team Building48 Comments

Just about a year ago, I started doing this music thing professionally, and launched my first company. I was 20 years old, overly enthusiastic and had absolutely no clue what I was getting myself in to. Together with a partner, we founded artist management agency Heroes Management. We started out with two acts, and were absolutely dead certain that they’d make it big in no-time. And that we would be … Read More

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How to attract loads of traffic using Reddit

Budi VoogtBlogs, Music Marketing, Social Media7 Comments

The following post is an article that I’ve written for the awesome people at CD Baby. Find the original here. This is a guide about the power of Reddit and how you can use it to attract lots of traffic to your music. Recently I discovered this website called Reddit. Sure, I had heard about it, but never really took the time to check it out. Luckily, this time I … Read More

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The unconventional guide to getting signed by a record label

Budi VoogtBooking Agents, Copyright & Publishing, Labels & Distribution, Music Business46 Comments

Do you have great music and want to score a record deal? Or have you always wondered how artists got through to big labels and ended up getting signed? In this post I will teach you my foolproof method for scoring a record label deal and set you up with a sweet checklist of to-do’s which you can pick up right here.

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