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Old 03-01-2016, 07:28 PM   #1
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Need help with promotion

Hi guys,

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what the best free soundcloud/artist promotion tools are? I've uploaded around 30 tracks to my soundcloud in total over a year and have only gotten 1000 total plays in that year. I can see why I got little plays on my old stuff, but what's the deal with this huge album I released? To me it's one big step closer to being commercial/label-sounding material.

Anyway, someone tell me the best way to grow and audience now? Any free tools/websites to suggest?

Your help would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 03-01-2016, 08:43 PM   #2
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Best way to grow an audience is via real interaction with real people - specifically by getting involved with / listening to / and commenting on their stuff. What can I do for you should be the frame of mind not how can I grow an audience now. It's the long road sure but instant gratification marketing gimmicks are just that, gimmicks.

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Old 03-01-2016, 08:46 PM   #3
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can we hear it?

you dont ever deserve an audience because you think your music is of a certain quality btw

how old are you?

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Old 03-01-2016, 09:01 PM   #4
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What is "promotion" in 2016?

Titts and dicks, blood and cum, fast cars and guns. You product should comprise these things. It will not matter if your music is bad.
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:02 PM   #5
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Honestly making technically (or otherwise) well done music isn't enough anymore. I also agree with RFJ that the best route is interacting people in real life. Growing an audience who will actively seek your music is much easier if you perform or DJ. At the very least if you can get involved in a local scene and put a face to the music I think that goes a long way.

Next up would be "getting involved" online, which is about 75% less effective IMO.

I think everyone really needs to ask themselves is what is the real, honest value of likes, follows and listens. It took me a long time to get there, but for me they are a cheap ego boost. The reality is that very view people are discovered or make it or whatever sitting in their bedroom studio uploading things to their soundcloud.

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Old 03-01-2016, 09:23 PM   #6
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Online promotion?

Good luck with that, bro
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:29 PM   #7
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Soundcloud link?
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:36 PM   #8
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Why do you want an "audience/plays/online traffic" anyway?

Fame? Money? Makes you feel better about yourself? What is it?

I think it's a question worth asking.
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:37 PM   #9
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regulars: assemble!

the guy is obviously 12. thats my thoughts

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Old 03-01-2016, 09:39 PM   #10
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the guy is obviously 12. thats my thoughts
Yes, because clearly if he makes good music he should be famous. Anyone over twleve knows it's a hard, cold cruel world where no one matters.
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:55 PM   #11
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the best way to grow and audience now?
I heard plants like music. I think the mold in your flat qualifies.
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:56 PM   #12
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well done guys

we did awesome

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Old 03-01-2016, 10:13 PM   #13
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OP: I really want people to listen to this huge album I released but nobody is! How do I get people to listen to it??!!??!!

Person 1: I'd like a link to the album.
Person 2: Yeah give us a link to your album.

OP:

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Old 03-01-2016, 10:40 PM   #15
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lol, yeah this is actually the section of the forum where you give us suggestions & feedback about this place, not the other way around.

Have a look at some of the threads in the [Only registered and activated users can see links. Click here to register]
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