Marketing music through snapshots? Sell music online by taking photographs? Meeting new fans with a click of the digital camera? It’s possible and actually happening RIGHT NOW.
Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, your band email list… they are all important components of your music promotion companies strategy. Unfortunately, being a part of all these social media outlets can sometimes leave you feeling like you are chained to them.
Her first big role was in Casper Meets Wendy where she was the first live-action Wendy. After that success, Hilary was cast as the title character in the Disney television series Lizzie McGuire. Lizzie and Hilary were instant hits! With the success of the series, The Lizzie McGuire Movie released to theaters in 2003 and debuted at #2. Hilary also appeared in Agent Cody Banks and Cheaper by the Dozen in 2003, Raise Your Voice and A Cinderella Story in 2004 and The Perfect Man and the sequel Cheaper by the Dozen 2 in 2005. In 2006, Material Girls co-starring her sister Haylie and the animated movie Foodfight! will release.
Promo Tip #43 Who are the VIPs in your community – who are the popular people in your area? Get to know them, give them a free CD and invite them to your show. When they speak, others will listen.
Promo Tip #40 Create an online newsletter, with content of value to the receiver. This is an invaluable way to keep fans informed on gigs, news, gossip, new releases and other great info. Send out your newsletter about once a month.
Like Ty mentioned the other day, a lot of people will be taking time off over the holidays and that’s all well and good but just remember, while you are enjoying that third helping of Christmas dinner or the fifth glass of champagne on New Years Eve, there are other musicians out there still working like it wasn’t a holiday. I’m not saying put your music career before your family because it’s not a choice anyone should ask of you. I’m saying plan ahead now so your music career will still be going strong when you get back from the holidays.
Every artist or band needs a YouTube channel. Upload all of your footage there. Get someone to take a video camera and record every single gig. Even take videos of your jamming or practice sessions – people the world over will be interested and it will help to build the brand.
Promotion techniques for singers is a manifesto of achievement. Not many people know about this, and like I said earlier, although it’s not a secret, it is explosive. You don’t have to be rich, just determined to make it.