70 Ways to Promote Your Music

Of all the pieces in the music industry, marketing tends to be the one thing that independent artists tend to struggle with the most. To help out we’ve come up with 70 ways to promote your music!

Here are 70 music promotion tips!

  • Distribute to online stores with Symphonic — Sorry we HAD to add that one 🙂
  • Promote on Soundcloud
  • Soundcloud Ads
  • Promote on Facebook
  • Share on Facebook Groups
  • Facebook Ads
  • Bandcamp
  • Bandsintown
  • Instagram
  • Instagram Video
  • Instagran Ads
  • Snapchat
  • Twitter
  • Twitter Ads
  • Reach out to blogs
  • Secure a premiere in a blog
  • YouTube Video
  • Music Video
  • Monetize your video on YouTube
  • YouTube Networks (ex. Trap Nation)
  • Traxsource Charts
  • Beatport Charts
  • Beatport Mixes
  • Stream on Spotify
  • Promote your personal Spotify playlists
  • Reach out to Spotify non-official curator
  • Stream in Pandora
  • Create a Pandora Radio Station
  • At gigs
  • Printing CD’s
  • Pressing vinyl
  • Getting downloadable cards
  • On your website
  • Newsletters
  • Online Radio
  • Terrestrial radio
  • Share it with close family and friends
  • Google Ads
  • Display ads in blogs
  • Wavo / Wavo Boost
  • Feedback groups (ex. Facebook.com/hrelab)
  • Dating apps (literally — this is a thing)
  • Splice’s Community Section
  • Twitch
  • Patreon
  • Word of Mouth
  • Merch/Stickers
  • Hype Machine
  • Sending your music to well-known artists
  • Collaborating with other artists
  • Competitions (ex. Unsigned Only)
  • Throwing USBS at your favorite DJs while they are playing a set (jk)
  • Tumblr
  • 8tracks
  • Remix contests (Wavo)
  • SubmitHub (NP is on there)
  • Reverb Nation
  • Meta Pop
  • LinkedIn
  • Artist Union
  • Mixcloud
  • Spinnin Records Talent Pool
  • Songkick
  • Google Groups
  • Yahoo Groups
  • Reddit
  • Utilize a street team
  • EPK
  • Local Morning shows
  • Performing live at tailgates
  • Networking at Music conferences
  • Live.Me
  • Periscope
  • Musical.ly App
  • Find micro influencers

Got some ideas of your own that you think we should add? Give us a shout and we’ll make sure to add 🙂 Now go promote your music!