Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

NEWS YOU CAN USE WEEK OF 2/03

In our weekly series, BandsOnABudget.com goes through the dregs to bring you the best in DIY focused news, tips, and advice on the topics of touring, marketing, promoting, social media, PR, & more.

How To Throw A Successful Listening Party

Are you releasing a new album and have no idea how to cut above the noise of everyone else releasing music? Consider throwing a Listening Party! With tips on how to make it a great experience for everyone involved, you can definitely use this to your advantage.

How To Synch Your Music Business

Have you been stuck on how to make money through music with all this new technology? Music

Think Tank gives you tips on how to take advantage of all the opportunities that these new technology platforms are creating!

Which E-mail Marketing Services/Software is the best?

E-mail blasts are beneficial to bands trying to connect to their fanbase, but which service should you be using? Ventura Harbour gives you the breakdown on each service/software out there so you can choose the one that best fits your needs. Warning: some of the prices are in Great British Pounds, but all services should accept your form of currency!

How To Create A Music Marketing Budget in 4 Simple Steps

Budgeting is the most important thing a band can do. It’s the difference between frivolous spending and making the most out of the money you do have. Dave Cool, the Director of Artist Relations for Bandzoogle, gives you some tips on how to create a marketing budget to get your music out there!

How Every Song Will Get Plays On Spotify

Or, at least, one play. Forgetify.com is taking all of the unplayed songs on Spotify (about 2,000), and puts them in a list to get these forgotten songs a play. It allows you to share good songs, and skip the songs that don’t deserve a play. Definitely something different!

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