DIY Musician Guide: How to Promote Your Music + Sell To Fans
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DIY Musician Guide: How to Promote Your Music + Sell To Fans

For the DIY musician: Get more exposure, attract more opportunities, get more fans, book more gigs and sell more music.
3.8 (22 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,379 students enrolled
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to promote your music on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter
  • Build a list of fans that WANT to hear about your music and upcoming shows
  • Market your brand and gain more fans at shows
  • Hear from successful musicians on what they're doing to promote their work
  • Book more gigs weeks in advance
  • Learn how to dominate social media to self promote yourself
Requirements
  • Basic Internet Skills
  • The Desire + Dedication To Market Your Music Both Online and Offline
  • A pen and a notebook is suggested you can also take notes in a virtual notepad included in the course
Description

What our students are saying...

"As a hip hop artist, I learned a ton from this course. You can't just rely on your talent to get yourself out there... you have to do the work to get people to know about you! This course teaches you strategies both online/offline, which are easy to follow. I highly recommend this course to any artists who are looking to grow their fan base." -NH

"Some of the great lessons by real life singer. These type of courses really help new comers who want to be distinguished in music industry. mostly music academies are ripping off for these lessons but this course is affordable and giving much information in this area" - NT

What are you doing to get your music and name 'out there'?

Do you have an upcoming album or music video release and want to make the most of it?

Do you want to grow your fan base and attract more opportunities for your music career?

You could pay an agency hundreds or thousands of dollars to help you with these things (lets be honest - IF you find one that doesn't try to snake you...)

Or you could do it yourself for way way less.

This course is designed to be an all inclusive guide on how to promote your music online AND offline.  We'll continuously be adding more lecture videos on different music marketing topics, so the value in this course is ever expanding.

Think of it as your go-to hub for music promotion. If you want to build your Facebook presence, you can watch the videos on that and take action. If you need tips for music marketing at your upcoming show, you can watch the videos on that and prepare what you need.

All from 3 different instructors who bring their expertise in music promotion, branding, social media marketing and sales.

Let's de-mystify music marketing.

Here are just a few things you will learn:

  • How to set up your fan mailing list and continue to grow it with online and offline marketing strategies

  • What marketing tools you need to make the most out of every performance and capture more fans

  • Hacks for saving $$ on your business cards and music drop cards

  • Highly effective strategy using Facebook events when launching a new song, album or music video

By the end of this course, you will have an online presence, a fan email list and a set of physical marketing materials for upcoming shows.

If you ever get stuck, you have access to our discussion group. You will get a personal evaluation of your current social media presence with tips for improvement, and you will gain clarity on what you need to focus on (from a marketing standpoint) to take your music career to the next level.

You've spent all this time crafting your sound, and it's about time more people hear it!

You have nothing to lose. Click on the "Take This Course" button and we'll see you inside!


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INSTRUCTOR BACKGROUND

I've been an entrepreneur and ecommerce seller since the year 2001. I have helped and coached thousands of students online and in person and got over 200,000+ students enrolled in all my online classes. I would love to share the secrets of my success with you, it is my personal mission to help get you to be your best. Learn from my experience and expertise so you can take your business to the next level and beyond.

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BONUSES & OFFICE HOURS

With the paid purchase of this course you get the following...

* Free 15-min GoogleHangout coaching session to help you with any problems you might have with your online business

* Super fast answers to questions ask me course related questions anytime with responses within 24 hours or less

Office hours when I hold 30 min-1 hour free sessions answering any of your questions live

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CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Finish 100% of class and get rewarded with a beautiful certificate that would be emailed to you. Use this to enhance your resume, show proof of expertise or extra curricular training. Print it out and frame it on your wall it is something you should be proud of.

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MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE

The course comes with an unconditional backed Udemy 30-day money-back guarantee so you can try this course risk free. I am sure you will love this course, this is not just a guarantee it is my personal promise to you that you will succeed and I will help you out so you too can get great results. With paid purchase you receive lifetime access, any future revisions or additional lectures free of charge plus unlimited instructor support. 


Who this course is for:
  • The 'How To Promote Your Music' course is targeted towards DIY musicians, solo artists and bands who want more people to hear their music and gain more visibility for their brand. This course is for you if you could use a music marketing action plan. This course will mostly benefit those who implement the action steps, and is NOT intended for those who aren’t willing to put in some time and effort to market themselves.
Course content
Expand all 39 lectures 03:51:19
+ Hi + Welcome! START HERE
2 lectures 10:20

In this video, I share my story of how I was on the path to becoming a doctor and how I managed to quit my job to live the dream as a performing artist and full time marketer. I also share how I learned the marketing techniques taught in this course and how it has led me to grow my fan base and attract amazing opportunities for my music career (all while still working a full time job and running my own business!).

Preview 07:12
+ Instructors welcome message
3 lectures 04:47

Quick motivational message to get your engines revved up for this course and how you can make the most out of what you will learn here.

Preview 02:15

Brief intro message from me and an important tip before you start this course.

Preview 01:02
  • Who am I and what you need to do this get the most out of this course
Preview 01:30
+ How To Build A Fanbase For Your Music
7 lectures 01:00:42

Your fans are the foundation for growth in your music career. In this video, I talk about 3 main reasons why building a fan base is crucial to your success.

Preview 05:04

How to build a fanbase consists of these 3 things - this is what we will discuss in this video. I will give you some ideas and resources to start creating your fan mailing list and will also show you a live example from my music website.

How To Build A Fanbase For Your Music: You Need These 3 Things
08:10

MailChimp is a free online tool that we will use to set up your fan mailing list. In this video, I show you how to easily set up your free MailChimp account and create a subscriber form that matches your branding for your website. This will be the entry point for your fans to get on your mailing list.

Step 1: Create A MailChimp Form
13:32

Once you've created your form, we need to put it up on your website so that your fans can opt in! In this video, I will guide you step by step on how to install your fan list form.

Step 2: Install Your MailChimp Form
05:16

When a new subscriber opts into your fan list, we are going to welcome them into your world. In this video, I show you how to easily create this welcome email and set it up so it goes out automatically after they've subscribed to your fan list. I will also show you how to add a link in your email so that your new subscriber can download one of your songs for free.

Step 3: Send A Welcome Email To New Subscribers
11:13

Give your Facebook fans a way to get on your mailing list seamlessly. In this video, I show you how to connect your MailChimp fan list form to your Facebook Page.

MailChimp Facebook Integration: How To Add Email Signup To Facebook Page
06:40

Now that you've set everything up, let's increase your fan base! In this video, I give you 6 things you can do - both online and offline - to continue growing your fan list.

Preview 10:47
+ Your Marketing Tools For Every Show
5 lectures 33:50

To be a successful musician, you should do the following before and after every show

This Is A MUST-DO Before & After Every Show!!
02:41

What must you bring to every show? Some are obvious, others are often overlooked but are essential.

# See external resources about products mentioned in the video

Networking & What To Bring To Every Show
05:04

If you're in the music business, you need business cards. Here's how to create awesome looking business cards to promote yourself and your brand at shows. To get a discount. make sure to google 80% off vistaprint and see what kind of discounts come up.

How To Create Awesome Looking Business Cards
03:48

Music Download Drop Cards can typically cost you $300-400 depending on what company you go with and how many you order. In this video, I'll show you how to get 1000 drop cards for under $75.

Music Download Cards DIY: Save Hundreds of $$$ (No Joke!)
17:55
Creating promotional items for fans
04:22
+ Marketing Online With Social Media
1 lecture 06:30

This is simple but HUGE. If you are posting on social media and you want people to download your music / come out to your shows / buy your next album, you need to make sure you are doing this.

The #1 Thing You Need To Know About Social Media
06:30
+ Promoting with facebook
6 lectures 47:23

This step by step tutorial will guide through creating your own facebook fan page

How To Create Your Facebook Fan Page
12:33

Quick guide to how to edit your page book page and accessing advanced option features

Extra features to edit on your facebook page
01:44

Here are some suggestions for how to promote yourself using your personal facebook page and how to use # hashtags. To get an awesome customized facebook banner created for you, see last bonus section for link to where I got mine made.

Branding Yourself on Facebook & learn to use #Hashtags
05:03

How to find relevant music-related facebook groups to join and the correct way to use the facebook search feature

Facebook Groups: Find Them & Join
02:57

How to create a facebook fan group step by step guide

How To Create Your Own Facebook Group
09:47

Whenever you have a new song, album, video, show, use this strategy to promote its release.

Why Facebook Events Are AWESOME For Your Launch & How To Use It Effectively
15:19
+ Promoting with youtube, twitter and pinterest
5 lectures 24:58

Understand why YouTube is crucial to getting your music heard and growing your fan base online. In this video, I also share some effective video tips for what to upload to your channel.

To see some of these videos as examples, check out Auret's music channel youtube.com/auret6 or see some of the music videos in the BONUS Section of this course.

Why You NEED To Be On YouTube & Best Types Of Videos To Upload
08:43
Guide to: monetizing your YouTube music video
02:43

How to promote your music using Twitter

How To Use Twitter To Promote Your Music
04:33

Best and fastest way to increase your twitter followers

How To Get More Twitter Followers
02:10

Guide how to use Pinterest for musician. In this lecture you will learn how to use this cool platform to get people to discover your music by simply pinning awesome artists and musicians that you love.

Using Pinterest for marketing your music
06:49
+ Interviews With Musicians
2 lectures 07:55

Auret gives insight into her own music career, as she answers these 3 questions:

Q1: How are you currently marketing yourself and your music?

Q2: What has worked for you thats contributed to your success?

Q3: What other key pieces of advice would you give other musicians who want to grow their presence online?

Preview 05:19

Poppy Seed gives insight into his music career, as he answers these 3 questions:

Q1: How are you currently marketing yourself and your music?

Q2: What has worked for you thats contributed to your success?

Q3: What other key pieces of advice would you give other musicians?

Interview with Poppy Seed
02:36
+ Book More Gigs
1 lecture 03:02

Strategies for lining up paid or non-paid gigs, weeks in advance

Secret Ways To Get Even More Gigs Booked
03:02
+ Your Graduation Ceremony
2 lectures 07:24

Brief thank you message and here's why you need to stay connected with us even after you've completed the videos in this course.

THANK YOU!! Why You Need To Stay Connected With Us
01:54

If you've gone through this entire course and you're feeling lost / overwhelmed / confused / just want some extra clarity on something specific, I want to help you. Let's book a 30min 1-on-1 Skype session. You will get a personal evaluation of your current social media presence with tips for improvement, and you will gain clarity on what you need to focus on (from a marketing standpoint) to take your music career to the next level.

Sign Up For FREE Skype Tutoring
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