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5 Ways to Get on a Spotify Playlist by Janelle

You’re ready to get on a Spotify playlist, right? But how do you do it when you have no followers, no connections, and you don’t know the first thing about how to make it happen.

Should That Music Promotion Firm Give You a Deal? by Janelle

You’re a musician with not a lot of money, but you really want to hire someone to handle your music promotion. You don’t think you can do it without the professionals so you’ll just ask if they’ll cut you a deal, because, y’know, you’re a struggling musician.

If this sounds like you, read on to find out why a bargain publicity campaign isn't always in your best interest. 

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

How To Engage With Your Fans by Paul Corsi

It's important to engage with your fans, but is social media the only place you can do that? Read on to find out a few other ways you can add to your list of marketing tools. 

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

3 Easy Tips To Consider Before Pitching to Music Bloggers by Janelle

You found a list online entitled, “100 Blogs You Should Contact Now.” You’re ready to start emailing those 100 blogs about your album right away, because like the list says, those are all blogs you should contact now.

There’s just one small problem. They might not be.

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

5 Questions to Ask Before Running Your Own Music PR Campaign by Janelle

If you’ve ever tried to run your own music PR campaign, you know how grueling and downright discouraging it can be. But there are a few questions you can ask yourself to determine if you really want to invest your time into what can be a challenging, but rewarding, experience.

5 Reasons Your Music PR Campaign Failed by Janelle

Sometimes no matter what a music publicist does, he or she can’t get the music to react with media. There are also a few things that may contribute to the lack of response. The good news is that most of them can be overcome with a little effort from band members.

4 Signs You're Ready to Hire a Music Publicist by Janelle

We have a lot of bands who come to Green Light Go wanting to hire us as their music publicist. And of the bands that show up in our inbox, we only take on about 10%. Much of the time it’s about the music, but there are a few other factors that tell us if a band is ready for a music publicist and why we need to pass.

3 Reasons Why You Should Release a Single by Janelle

Logic would dictate if you are only releasing a three or four song EP to simply release it all at once. But the rules of music publicity often contradict the rules of logic, especially in a world accustomed to instant access.

Read on to see three reasons why you should release at least one single, even if you have a short EP.

Musicians: Here's a Cheat Sheet to Target the Right Contact at a Media Outlet by Janelle

Here’s a quick and easy cheat sheet of who you should email when faced with a long list of contacts and general confusion of where to start with our music publicity campaign. 

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

A Publicist's 12-Week Guide to Running Your Own Album Publicity Campaign by Janelle

Trying to get your music heard? Try this 12-week publicity timeline for an album or EP release based on how we carry out our campaigns here at Green Light Go Publicity.

Discover the Keys to Ignite Your Album Release by Janelle

Is your budget keeping you from hiring a music publicist?

Try our definitive 12 week promotion strategy to rock your next album release.

This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.

A Quick Reminder About Ignition: The DIY Publicity Campaign by Paul Corsi

Let’s talk about Ignition, the new DIY Publicity Campaign from Green Light Go. I’m sure there are a lot of questions and maybe even a few concerns about what you’re going to get for the time and money you invest.

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