Soundcloud is adapting… are you?

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This post was written for and originally published at DigitalMusicNews. Read it here. Anyone that’s serious about marketing music has noticed that Soundcloud has changed. Just over a year ago they introduced their brand new user interface to the public, still largely in beta mode. It introduced a few new features whilst adapting or removing older ones. At first everybody panicked and complained; it looked too cartoony, not all old … Read More

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Get fans by giving away free content

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This post was originally published by my friends over at The Unsigned Guide. Check it out here. With the recent changes in the music industry, digital is quickly overtaking physical. Downloads are the future, and particularly free downloads are more common than ever. It’s what gets the fans going, and makes the bloggers happy. Free content is trending. Now that the barriers for producing quality music are lower than ever, … Read More

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Winning at YouTube: The Power of Music Promotion Channels

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This post was first published by my friends over at DJ Tech Tools. A new trend is rising in the electronic dance music (EDM) scene. I’m sure that you’ve seen them on YouTube and Soundcloud. Channels that consistently upload curated new music, often with a signature visual style. Some use audio responsive 3d animations, others use photographs of beautiful landscapes or girls. There’s loads of them, and more are launched … Read More

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The biggest mistakes artists make on Soundcloud

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This article was first published by my friends over at DigitalMusicNews. Find it here. Every current day musician is using Soundcloud. If not, then you’re definitely missing out. The platform is a great way to foster a community, to get feedback on your tracks and to interact and showcase with people that are into the style that you are. It’s straightforward, essentially free and can’t be missed in the repertoire … Read More

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The Soundcloud Bible is out now

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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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