Thursday, November 14th, 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. 6 Ways To Get More People To Your Shows

If you feel like you are playing to the same people show after show, this article from Music Think Tank tells you how to get out of your rut. With ideas like “frequent fan cards” and making each event special, these suggestions are sure to bring more people out to your shows.

2. 5 Tips for Improving Your First Live Shows

For bands just starting out, Hypebot has a few tips on how to make sure your first live shows are able to reach their full potential. Recording your shows, diversifying your crowd, and other articles for more reading, it’s a must see for new live bands.

3. Top 10 Tips to Get Your Music Selling This Holiday Season

DIY Musician wants to make sure you don’t let holiday season slip by you this year without the sales you could possibly be making with these 10 tips. Don’t forget to hint to your fans that your music makes a perfect gift!

4. Bandposters Makes Getting Gig Posters to Your Venues A Lot Easier

Instead of shipping out posters yourself, Bandposters launched to simplify this process for you. For $15, they will ship five posters to any venue. Check out this hypebot article to see the benefits of this service, especially the pricing.

5. 5 Steps to Crowdfunding Success

Everyone is crowdfunding these days, especially musicians. Whether you are using Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Pledge, etc., this article gives you good advice on improving your crowdfunding campaigns to reach your goal.

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