ManageMental Episode 109: 5 Tips for Building a Fanbase

Hypebot article "7 Ways To Promote Your Music And Grow Your Fanbase" by Becky Holton.

The present-day music industry is making it harder for aspiring musicians to gain fame and recognition. It’s not enough to just be talented or unique - you have to know how to advertise your skills and target the right audience. With the rise of social media and streaming services, the competition is tougher than ever and the stakes are sky high.

So, how does one achieve recognition in a competitive market? It’s not that hard; all you have to do is strategize and know your strengths.

To help you rise from obscurity, we’ve assembled 7 essential ways to promote your work and expand your fan base. Implement them wisely and you will see the results you’ve been waiting for. You can do it!

1. Have a simple website.
2. Generate hype.
3. Contact playlist creators on streaming services.
4. Don’t forget about YouTube.
5. Interact.

Applying these tactics will not only expand your influence but also solidify your image. As your fanbase grows, each and every fan will know what to expect from you and know you are. Image is important in modern music, as much as finances and influencing. Don’t let so many tools scare you - use them to your advantage and don’t give up on your dreams. If you don’t believe in yourself, who will?