Monday, November 25th, 2013


In our weekly series, 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. How To Throw A Premier Show For Your Latest Music Video

If you’ve hired a director, actress, and other creative people to create a music video and do not want all of your efforts to go to waste, maybe consider a premier show. Following one artists process of how they prepared and executed their release show, CD baby explains what they did to make the event work for them, and how you can do the same.

2. How To Promote Your Music- The Ultimate Guide

We have probably linked a few other guides on how to promote your music, but this one has some new ideas not previously mentioned before. Suggesting to work on your collaboration and climbing up the media outlet ladder, it’s a good read if anything else you have been reading hasn’t been working

3. Pitchfork to Launch Print Magazine

The online music company who started because there were no music criticism online is now launching a print magazine? Odd, but maybe they’ll find a new niche with magazines losing popularity. The content will be new and original, but less time sensitive.

4. How To Get Free Advertising on Youtube

Youtube is giving people the opportunity to create their own ad for their channel and Youtube will do targeted promotion for free.With fanfinder, you can direct more people to your content whom Youtube thinks will like it. Check out the video ad for it on CD Baby’s blog!

5. Deezer to Launch in US

Looks like Spotify has some direct competition coming into the country. Deezer is a French-based music-streaming company. Maybe some healthy competition will make some cool promotions from either company for the users.

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