Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

NEWS YOU CAN USE WEEK OF 1/27

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.

1. 10 Steps To Sell Out Your Next Show

There is no point playing shows to an empty room. This article will give you helpful advice on how to bring a bigger draw to your show, and even sell out the venue! Between promotions, show posters, and other tips, it may help you get more than just your friends out to your shows!

2. FB Makes A Complete 180 -- Are You Ready?

Facebook’s EdgeRank made some “tweaks” that completely changed how bands engage with their fans. This article from Cyber PR shows you how you can take advantage of this switch and master content marketing! Less memes, more engaging content

3. Need A Music Copywriter? Meet VEN

Ventura Harbour has created a new website for all of your Music Copywriting needs. If you have started to run out of time to create blog posts, press releases, and the like, this service will have you covered. For a fairly decent price, you can get pros releasing content for you so you can go back to making music.

4. Networking: Why It's So Important And How To Do It

Short article, but it may be the push some people need to start networking! No matter what business you are going into, it is important to know people in your industry. With some tips on how to network, it’s worth the read.

5. Making Money From Your Music In 2014: The 7 C's

CD Sales are almost non-existent to smaller artist nowadays. The way to make money from your music in 2014? crowdfunding. But, how do you build a crowd to fund you? This post from DIY Musician helps you along the way on how to build a meaningful relationship with your fans.

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