10 Types Of Content To Engage, Grow Your Fanbase

The relationship between fans and artists has been transformed by social media, with your music’s consumers now craving a higher volume of content and a more intimate connection with the creator than ever before. Luckily, this can work to your advantage as a musician, provided you know what type of… Continue Reading

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71 Great Ways Of Rewarding Your Music Fan Subscribers

Once an artist has started selling fan subscriptions, it’s important to establish a rewards system which consistently gives back and keeps them engaged enough to stay subscribed. Some of these same rewards would also be great additions to a music crowdfunding campaign or just as thank-yous to any artists most… Continue Reading

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Making Emotional Connections With Real Fans Is Your Job, Here Are 5 Ways To Do it

It’s not the number of fans an artist has, but rather their level of commitment that matters, says Ariel Hyatt of CyberPR. It’s true fans, those emotionally connected to the artist, that matter. Understanding fan commitment and building an emotional bond are essential to building a meaningful fanbase. Hyatt offers… Continue Reading

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Making Emotional Connections With Real Fans Is Your Job, Here Are 5 Ways To Do it

It’s not the number of fans an artist has, but rather their level of commitment that matters, says Ariel Hyatt of CyberPR. It’s true fans, those emotionally connected to the artist, that matter. Understanding fan commitment and building an emotional bond are essential to building a meaningful fanbase. Hyatt offers… Continue Reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

Our tips and advice for the independent self-starters out there this week covered whether or not its mastering your music to match different digital platforms, five out-of-the-box promotion ideas for your next album you might not have tried, why indie venues on the chopping block need to be saved. Is… Continue Reading

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Why Fans Are More Important Than Listeners

It’s impossible to please everyone, and trying to winner every casual listeners is a futile effort. Instead, artists are better off focusing on their core diehard fans – an overall more easily targeted, easier to keep happy group. _________________________ Guest post by James Shotwell of Haulix You will never please… Continue Reading

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5 Ways Fans Can Help Music Chart

Getting your music to rank on one of the Billboard charts can often be the big break that helps kick an artists career up to the next level, and if you have a single or new album headed for release, there are a few things your fans can do for… Continue Reading

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Building Community Inside Your Fan Base

In this piece, Angela Mastrogiacomo delves into the importance of creating community within a fanbase, and how to go about building a space for your fans, creating commonality, and showing them proper appreciation. ____________________________ Guest post by Angela Mastrogiacomo for TuneCore Back in 2014, there was something worth setting my… Continue Reading

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Creative Ways Of Engaging With Your Fanbase

The accessibility of social media has made it easy for artists to fall into to much of routine when communicating with their fans and get lost among the herd of other bands and artists out there trying to make their mark. Here we look at some creative ways that artists… Continue Reading

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No More Genres: Making Your Musical Niche Work For You

Yesterday, top music industry analyst Mark Mulligan wrote that Niche Is Music’s New Mainstream. But how do you find your own unique niche and connect with what Mulligan calls "a passionate cluster of fans?"Tarryn Meyers says that it is by building a brand that is uniquely you, but can also… Continue Reading

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