Insight into SoundCloud Premier: Monetization, Ads and Visual Profiles.

Budi VoogtMusic Marketing, SoundCloud / YouTube / Spotify2 Comments

Just over six months ago, SoundCloud introduced their On SoundCloud partner programme. It signified the first steps towards monetizing content on the platform, for which a new invite-only account type was introduced: Premier. Besides monetization, these accounts offer a variety of exclusive features such as visual banners, special artwork on tracks and the ability to geographically restrict content. In early April, the platform reported having brought on over 100 of … Read More

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The Soundcloud Bible: Second Edition – is out NOW!

Budi VoogtMusic Marketing, SoundCloud / YouTube / Spotify3 Comments

I’m happy to announce that the fruit of many hours of work may finally see the daylight. The Soundcloud Bible: Second Edition is out NOW. It’s the most extensive guide on Soundcloud in existence. Teaching beginners how to properly master the platform, yet including a wide range of insider tips and tricks for the veteran users. It includes all the strategies and experiences that we have used to grow Heroic … Read More

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Supercharge Your Soundcloud Account: Simple Tips To Accelerate Growth

Budi VoogtMusic Marketing, SoundCloud / YouTube / Spotify1 Comment

With Soundcloud’s explosive growth, it has grown to become a staple in every musician’s arsenal. It’s hard to imagine a successful DJ or even band that does not have a Soundcloud account with all their content on it. In December 2014 the company reported 175 million unique listeners per month using their service. Next Big Sound reportedly tracked a total of 2.4 billion users on the platform in it’s lifetime. … Read More

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The Soundcloud Bible: Second Edition – Coming Soon

Budi VoogtMusic Marketing, SoundCloud / YouTube / Spotify3 Comments

Just over a year ago The Soundcloud Bible was published. A project that I had started as Soundcloud was crucial to our development as a label and our artists, yet no one had written an extensive guide about it. Something that had to be changed. The result was a 100 page in-depth guide, covering everything from setting up the perfect account, to content strategies and how to get signed to … 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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