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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Books that changed my view on the music industry

Budi VoogtCreativity, Entrepreneurship, Life, Productivity0 Comments

I love to read. Really, I love it. It hasn’t always been like this though. Like most people, I used to be reluctant to pick up a book and read… I considered it boring, plus, there’s the internet. Yet I have always been a voracious consumer of information. About two years ago my reading habit started, when a number of bloggers that I follow collectively recommended the same books. I … Read More

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A year in review, and things to come

Budi VoogtCreativity, Entrepreneurship, Life, Productivity1 Comment

Wanted to take a moment to review the past year and talk about things coming up. 2013 2013 was a big year for me. The year I launched Heroic Recordings, this blog, and published The Soundcloud Bible. The year that I split with my business partner, and started consolidating all my music entrepreneurship activities under a single brand: Heroic. The year that I discovered a passion for writing. I’m enjoying … Read More

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How to start a DJ podcast show (and get it on iTunes)

Budi VoogtCreativity, Entrepreneurship, Life, Productivity, Social Media0 Comments

If you’re looking for a way to expand your audience, to showcase and practice your mixing skills and could use a good reason to connect with other musicians, starting a DJ podcast show can be a great move. In this article, I will teach you how to do this properly, from start to finish, and also teach you how to best present your show on outlets such as YouTube, Soundcloud … Read More

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