Blog entries categorized as “tips for musicians”
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: 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?
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.
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.
Early Music Marketing Tips For Indie Artists by Janelle
You’ve probably heard all the standard things on how to promote your band. Let's move outside the proverbial box into areas that aren't as obvious. Read on to find out how!
Best Of Music Industry Hacks by Paul Corsi
At Green Light Go we pride ourselves on honesty, integrity, and passion. Our weekly Music Industry Hacks articles are full of tips and tricks that come from years of experience in the music industry which are rooted in those key values. Here are a list of some of the most popular GLG articles since the Music Hacks have begun.
Tips For Getting Your Song On a Spotify Playlist by Janelle
You’re absolutely certain you want, no, you need, to get on an official Spotify playlist. The problem is you’re not sure how to reach the elusive curators and you’re struggling to get past 50 followers on Spotify. So where do you go from here?
Why You Can't Have It All When It Comes to Music Publicity by Janelle
How many things can a publicist really do for you? Read on to find out why you can't always have it all when it comes to music publicity.
Ask a Publicist: What to Do When That Music Journalist Goes AWOL by Janelle
You may be thinking that if a journalist likes your music, he or she should just write about it. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Read on for three reasons why an interested journalist may have gone AWOL.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.
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