The SoundCloud Bible: Third Edition — Pre-order has launched

Budi VoogtGeneral, Life, Music Business, Music Marketing0 Comments

It’s an exciting day for the team and me. We’ve committed to making sure that our products, The SoundCloud Bible and Music Marketing Academy, are always the best in the game. To make that a reality, we update them every year. A few months ago I began re-reading the Second Edition of the SoundCloud Bible to investigate what would have to be updated. SoundCloud has changed so much in the last … Read More

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How To Innovate (And Change The World)

Budi VoogtEntrepreneurship, Life29 Comments

We’re all constantly drawn in multiple directions. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, all places that constantly confront you with how things could be better, how others are living a more adventurous, worthy and attractive life. This is something I struggle with every day. I aspire to be the best I can be, yet I am constantly confronted with how I could be better – or to be frank – how I am … Read More

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Hack The Entrepreneur Podcast: How To Start A Record Label (And My Business Philosophy)

Budi VoogtEntrepreneurship, Life2 Comments

  A friend of mine recently introduced me to Jon Nastor of the Hack The Entrepreneur podcast. As a big fan of podcasts, I dove deep and discovered that Jon has one of the nicest podcasts out on the web. The format is powerful and straight to the point: 30-60 minute conversions with entrepreneurs from different fields, where he ‘hacks’ them and extracts their strategies for success, drivers and philosophies. … Read More

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30 YouTube Music Promotion Channels (That Decide What Goes Viral)

Budi VoogtCreativity, Life, Music Marketing, SoundCloud / YouTube / Spotify50 Comments

was thinking about what marketing efforts got our music the most exposure. The answer was clear: YouTube Music Promotion Channels. Also known as YouTube promoters, promo channels, music promo channels, broadcasters, YouTube blogs and a variety of other names. To some this may be a familiar topic, to many it won’t be. One thing is for sure though – they are the new taste-makers of electronic music. With the relevance … Read More

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2014: Writing Roundup

Budi VoogtEntrepreneurship, Life, Music Marketing0 Comments

With the new year started, I wanted to take the opportunity to round up my writing over 2014, and to update you on what’s been going on – and what’s coming. The last quarter was exciting for us over at Heroic. We released our first album, the debut of Ark Patrol, titled Voyager. A true passion project that took months to make. It was ambitious and a first for us, … Read More

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