Instagram Reportedly To Replicate TikTok Features

Over the past couple of years, TikTok, the brainchild of Chinese tech company ByteDance, has blown up particularly among teens. Not one to miss the party Facebook is now planning to incorporate some of the apps choice features into Instagram in the near future, according to recent reports. ___________________________ Guest… Continue Reading

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Roland Acquires Open Lab’s Stagelight, Launches Zenbeats

Music creation app Stagelight has been acquired by Roland Corporation. With the help of the music tech giant, the Stagelight team has developed a new music creation app called Roland Zenbeats. The current Stagelight app will be phased out by the end of the year. Roland has a special offer… Continue Reading

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8 Tips To Make Your Email Newsletters Mobile Friendly

Whether you’re an artist or producers, sending a regular newsletter is the best way to stay in touch with fans, clients, or both. Given that so much of email is now consumed smartphones, we’re looking at eight tips to make sure your newsletter is mobile friendly. _____________________________ Guest post by… Continue Reading

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Spotify Is Testing In-App Feature To Create Podcasts With Anchor

In a recent test move, Spotify appears to be experimenting with allowing its users to create podcasts from within the streaming platform, inserting a button which, if clicked, will redirect the user to the Anchor app, a user-friendly podcast creation tool acquired by Spotify in early 2019. _________________________ Guest post… Continue Reading

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Apple Music Finally Launches A Web Player

Apple Music has launched a web player in public beta. It is available to all users worldwide and marks the first time that the music streamer has been officially available on the web. Hundreds of thousands of Apple Music users have flocked to unofficial web players. The new Apple Music… Continue Reading

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What To Do When A Fan Posts A Video From Your Show On Instagram

While some artists may be strongly opposed to fans posting footage of their concert on Instagram (as they certainly have the right to be) other artists love the idea, seeing it as a source for free promotion. Indeed, if you discover such footage, there are a number of things you… Continue Reading

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SEO For Musicians: 6 Best Ways To Promote Your Music

While you may be able to find some success getting decent airplay for your music, your online presence is still likely to suffer without a proper visibility boost. Here we look at how DIY artists can employ Search Engine Optimization to increase their content’s chances of being discovered via organic… Continue Reading

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BeatChain Brings Tools, Data Musicians Need Into One App

BeatChain brings both the data and tools that musicians and labels for marketing in a single spp. Using an expanding toolkit, artists can build an engaged fanbase who get everything direct including tracks, content, tickets, and merchandise. Ben Mendoza, the CEO of BeatChain, joins Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert on… Continue Reading

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7 Reasons Teenagers Love Instagram (According To A Teenager)

Established as the social media darling of the under twenty set, the post offers an insider’s understanding of why it is that Instagram is so popular among teenagers, as detailed in seven points by University of Texas student Andrew Watts. ____________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 If… Continue Reading

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Discovering The Music Fan – Gimme Radio Links To Spotify

Recently the popular music discovery platform Gimme Radio launched a new feature which allows its users to link their apps with Spotify, adding their favorite tracks to a playlist. Given that Spotify could, in many ways, be considered a competitor, why would Gimme radio do this? Here Tyler Lenane explains… Continue Reading

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