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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.
How to Pitch a Music Blog: The Wild Honey Pie by Paul Corsi
How does your favorite band make it into your favorite music blog? That’s a great question. Trust me when I say that there is a lot more that goes into securing a placement in today’s top blogs than simply writing, recording, releasing, and sending in your music.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
Before I Was Famous: Maybe You Shouldn't Post That Song Just Yet by Paul Corsi
The premiere can be the difference between your band’s song receiving the attention it deserves, or just ending up as the sixth or seventh track on your mom’s “Driving Jams” mixtape.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
Before I Was Famous: Building Your First Press List by Paul Corsi
The next thing I’d like to talk about is your first press list. How do you build one of these things? What is the objective? Is it even worth your time and effort?
7 Common Themes to Secure Music Blog Coverage by Janelle
Can't figure out why blogs aren't covering your band (or responding to your emails)?
Take a look at the seven common themes to see if you’re setting up your band for music blog coverage.
Is It Really Worth It to Hire a PR Company When You Release New Music? by Paul Corsi
Most musicians dream of one day being on the cover of Rolling Stone, or having Pitchfork dub their album "Best New Music." Sonicbids spoke with Lauren Marsh, an award-winning, indie singer-songwriter from New Jersey, about her experience with DIY PR versus hiring a professional.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
5 Ways to Prepare for a Music PR Campaign by Janelle
If you really want blogs and the music industry to take you seriously, you need to have all your affairs in order. Whether you are running your own campaign or hiring a music publicist, there are five things you can and should do if you want to see a more successful campaign.
The Best Time to Release Your Album in 2018 by Janelle
Ever wonder which month is the best to release your album? This helpful guide goes through every month to maximize release!
How to Pitch a Music Blog: Gorilla vs Bear by Paul Corsi
A lot of bands have Gorilla vs Bear at the top of their publicity wish lists. If you're interested in getting covered, what are the best steps you can take to get there?
4 Essential Things to Consider When Hiring a Music Promotion Company by Janelle
If you’re ready to hire a music promotion company to secure coverage for your upcoming single, EP, or album release, how do you find a publicist who will give you the best bang for your buck? How do you avoid getting ripped off or throwing money down the drain because the company wasn’t the right fit for your band?
How to Pitch a Music Blog: Paste Magazine by Paul Corsi
Paste Magazine is one of my favorite online music outlets, and possibly one of the most well-known. They cover a wide range of topics such as music, film, and lifestyles. It is a blog that is a combination of pop-culture, and underground. How can you reach Paste to get your music featured? Here are a few tips.
4 Steps to Strategically Build a Great Spotify Playlist to Reach Your Goals by Janelle
Over the past few months, I’ve discussed how to create a Spotify playlist to help you promote your music and assist you in getting on official and other Spotify curated playlists. Today, we’re going to take it a step further. You’re now going to think about some of the goals you want to achieve and then utilize Spotify playlists to help you get there.This article appears in the Green Light Grow blog.
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