Top Music Marketing Tips Posts – The Very Best of Musicgoat

musicgoat-get-music-heardI've been around for awhile now and I have a bunch of tasty music marketing and promotion tips, tricks and how-to's buried deep in the archives.

Soooo…. since you are here, I figured you might like some of that stuff.

Best Places To Submit Music Online And Off To Get Your Music Heard [The Ultimate Guide]

Looking for some places to submit music online and off? Here's a huge list for you. By the end of this post you will be a music submission machine.

How To Get Your Music Heard By The Right People [Hint: Avoid These 9 Mistakes]

Discover how to get your music heard by the right people by avoiding the nine mistakes DIY musicians usually make.

How to Release a Single and Sell More Music More Often

These days, the question should no longer be “why should we release singles” but “how to release singles in the most effective way possible.”

I’ve noticed a trend among musicians across all genres: lyric videos. There are a multitude of reasons for artists to release lyric videos. Learn why and watch a few great examples.

5 Unique Ways to Market Your Music Online

Everyone knows about MySpace, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook as great ways to promote your music to the masses online, but dig a little deeper and there are some truly great tools available for those looking to get their music out there – and ahead of the competition.
Some of us are still doing the CD thing. If you are, here are some characteristics you should look at on a CD duplication company.

Here’s Why If You Can’t Bring It Live, Don’t Bring It at All

Guest Post: Writer and music biz veteran Kelly McCartney has worked in the music industry for over 20 years and, according to him – even as so many things have changed – one thing remains the same: Your live show can make or break you. Much like Marvin Mosby wrote in his “Why Nobody Is Buying Your Music” post, you really can't fake it… not if you really want to make it. Here's why…

How To Have Your Own Band Merch Store Up and Running in an Hour or Less

Looking for a quick and simple way to offer your fans some merch (or even make your own custom swag)? No problem. I have an simple solution for you to get a band merch store up and running fast. Check it out.

Benefits of Music Part I: More Than Meets The Ear

Turns out, music plays a more pivotal role in the well-being of those who indulge in it. This post discusses some of the things I have noticed in my own time playing, as well as some more tangible benefits I have come to hear about.

Benefits of Music Part II: More Than Meets The Ear

In part II we take a look at 3 more benefits of music.

Music Sampling: A War Rages within the Music and Art Community on a Legal Battleground

Many believe that the birth of rap began with Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight,” but it also was the first popular rap single to employ ‘sampling.’ This was not sampling in the traditional sense. Learn why.
A month ago I had the pleasure of visiting a music store for the first time in many, many moons. I stopped in at one of my old favorites, Deaf Ear Records in LaCrosse Wisconsin, and realized how much I missed the experience and thought I would share it with you either to reminisce or for you younger set, try to capture some of what you are missing out on.

Musicians: How to Get More Likes, Subscribes and Shares Using Newtons First Law

I read an article on Marketing Prof’s about a technique that will make it easier for us musicians to get new and existing fans to like, share and maybe even buy more of our music and merch.

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