Blog entries categorized as “Green Light Grow”
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.
Are You Burning Bridges to Spotify Playlisters? by Janelle
Spotify playlists are quickly becoming a major conduit to rack up streams, gain fans and followers, and get discovered. But how to you approach currators and land a coveted spot on a popular playlist?
4 Targeted Spotify Playlist Ideas Your Fans Will Love by Janelle
Getting on spotify playlists is one of the best ways for bands to promote their music. It can also be a bit of an uphill battle to simply get a Spotify curator to add you to a playlist. Here are some themes that can help maximize your exposure.
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!
How To Pitch A Music Blog: Buzzbands LA by Paul Corsi
Sometimes getting into your favorite music blog has a few demographic key points that can really help influence your chances of coverage. Buzzbands LA happens to be one of those situational blogs. Read on for a few tips and tricks that can really increase your chances of coverage!
Creating The Perfect Spotify Playlist by Janelle
You want to get on a great spotify playlist, right? The only problem is that you only have a couple dozen followers on Spotify, your songs have the infamous “<1000” stream tracker next to them, and you don’t have Spotify-curator contacts who will give you the time of day.
One of the easiest ways to get on a great Spotify playlist is to create your own. Check out these four steps to create a great playlist to catch the attention of others.
Picking the Best Song for Your Spotify Playlist by Janelle
The past few weeks I’ve focused on how to create and strengthen a Spotify playlist you create. This is the best tool a band can use when you have few followers, few accolades, no playlist activity outside your own, and virtually no media coverage.
You also want to make sure you’re setting yourself up to the best advantage. If you’re utilizing a playlist to get your own music heard, you should make sure you start with a song that has the best chance of being listened to repeatedly, shared on social media and shared on other playlists.
Read on for a few angles you can try!
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