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Why a Daily Budget Model Can Help Make Your Promotion Budgets More Impactful

Why a Daily Budget Model Can Help Make Your Promotion Budgets More Impactful

Firstly we launched a first-in-market model of Daily Budgets for playlisting! Here's why it's so…
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Dive into Indie Week 2024: A Must-Attend Event for Independent Artists

Dive into Indie Week 2024: A Must-Attend Event for Independent Artists

‍Mark your calendar for June 10 to June 13 because Indie Week in New York City is the place to be (…
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The Best Conferences to Attend as an Artist in 2024

The Best Conferences to Attend as an Artist in 2024

As an independent artist, attending the right music conferences is essential for staying current and…
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Spring is Here: It's Time to Release Upbeat Tracks!

Spring is Here: It's Time to Release Upbeat Tracks!

As we shake off the chill of winter and step into the brighter, warmer days of spring, there's no…
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An independent artist's quick guide to Spotify's new royalty changes

An independent artist's quick guide to Spotify's new royalty changes

Big news for the independent artist community. Spotify's major changes to their royalty models are…
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How to Audit your Music Promo Campaign

How to Audit your Music Promo Campaign

So, you have been promoting your music through playlist pitching and social ads on TikTok, Instagram…
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The best tactics to attract Superfans, starting at zero!

The best tactics to attract Superfans, starting at zero!

"Superfans" is a term you might have read about in the context of Elvis or The Beatles – a reference…
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When do you (actually) need a manager?

When do you (actually) need a manager?

Conventional wisdom says you need a manager when you’re making money. Reality is a bit more nuanced.…
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Is Stardom Still the Endgame for Music Artists?

Is Stardom Still the Endgame for Music Artists?

In an era where music creation tools and DIY distribution platforms have revolutionized the industry…
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Promoting R&B vs. Country Music vs EDM

Promoting R&B vs. Country Music vs EDM

An Easy Guide to Digital Ads & Playlisting Across GenresFrom the soulful depths of R&B,…
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Running Ads as a Musician

A Step-by-Step Guide to Running Ads as a Musician

The music industry in 2024 is a competitive place - as you may know all too well if you’ve tried to…
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Which Recording Studio to Choose to Turn Your Demo into a Real Track?

Which Recording Studio to Choose to Turn Your Demo into a Real Track?

Turning a demo into a full-fledged track is a crucial step for independent musicians on the path to…
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5 Signs That Your Music Sucks and That You Should Quit Right Now

5 Signs That Your Music Sucks and That You Should Quit Right Now

The title might have grabbed your attention, but let's set the record straight: this isn't about…
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Navigating the 2024 Music Royalty Changes: An Indie Artist's Survival Guide

Navigating the 2024 Music Royalty Changes: An Indie Artist's Survival Guide

At SongTools, as your one-stop shop in digital marketing automation, we are always coming for the…
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Which Comes First: The Record or the Live Show?

Which Comes First: The Record or the Live Show?

In the music industry, recording and touring are often viewed as two distinct realms, each with its…
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The Top 3 Types of Playlisters Every Artist Needs to Know

The Top 3 Types of Playlisters Every Artist Needs to Know

In the ever-evolving world of music, playlist curators, often known as "playlisters," play a pivotal…
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The December Dilemma: 6 Myths and Truths About Releasing New Music in the Holiday Season

The December Dilemma: 6 Myths and Truths About Releasing New Music in the Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, independent artists often grapple with the decision of whether to…
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Analyzing Spotify's New Royalty Model: A Game Changer for Indie Artists?

Analyzing Spotify's New Royalty Model: A Game Changer for Indie Artists?

‍IntroductionSpotify's new royalty model, with its focus on fairness and equity, has the potential…
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The right way to think about your song's promotion budgets

The right way to think about your song's promotion budgets

You may know (all too well..) that being a music creator in 2023 takes a lot more than just…
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The Complete Guide to a Free Music Creation and Promotion Tech Stack

The Complete Guide to a Free Music Creation and Promotion Tech Stack

Today, a myriad of technological tools exist to transform your musical concepts into recorded…
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How Music Artists Can Grow Together: From Support to Creating a Scene

How Music Artists Can Grow Together: From Support to Creating a Scene

There's something magical about musicians joining forces, supporting each other, and creating a…
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Which music distributor is the best?

Which music distributor is the best?

One of the most common questions on Songtools users’ minds is “which music distributor should I be…
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Top 11 Ways for Music Creators to Make Some Extra Cash

Top 11 Ways for Music Creators to Make Some Extra Cash

Thriving in the music industry is often a blend of creativity, resilience, and strategic…
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Hidden Music Goldmine: The UK's Edge Over the US

Hidden Music Goldmine: The UK's Edge Over the US

In preparation for this blog post, our team had been researching programs, grants, and general…
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Why Summer is the Prime Time for Independent Artists to Promote Their Music

Why Summer is the Prime Time for Independent Artists to Promote Their Music

The music industry, much like every other sector, operates in cycles influenced by many external…
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Top 3 Ways to Decipher True Fans from Fleeting Listeners

Top 3 Ways to Decipher True Fans from Fleeting Listeners

As artists, the quest isn't just to be heard, but to resonate through the noise of today’s music…
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Why investing in Landing Pages is so critical for your music promo campaign

Why investing in Landing Pages is so critical for your music promo campaign

A music promo landing page is more than just a “linktree-style” webpage; it is a specialized tool…
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3 Quick & Easy Ways to Drive Traction Sustainably on Spotify

3 Quick & Easy Ways to Drive Traction Sustainably on Spotify

Everyone keeps trying to ‘crack’ the Spotify algorithm. There are some great articles out there,…
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Music Fanconomics

Music Fanconomics

Many music creators looking to promote their music get stuck trying to figure out how they should…
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How To Make Money From Music Production

How To Make Money From Music Production

Making money from music production can be a challenging task for many musicians, especially in today…
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9 Ways to Promote Your Music as a Beginner

9 Ways to Promote Your Music as a Beginner

Promoting music independently can be exhausting since it’s going to take more time compared to…
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How to Start Writing a Song for Beginners

How to Start Writing a Song for Beginners

How to Start Writing a Song for BeginnersMusic is widely referred to as the universal language, if…
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9 Steps on How to Become a Music Producer

9 Steps on How to Become a Music Producer

Behind the music we listen to is a music producer. They’re responsible for a lot of things that you…
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How To Get Noticed In The Music Industry

How To Get Noticed In The Music Industry

With the growing popularity of working in the music industry, getting recognized appears to be…
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What Is A&R In The Music Industry & What Do They Do?

What Is A&R In The Music Industry & What Do They Do?

What an A&R looks for in an artist's data and how they look for it hasn’t really changed. This…
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6 Easy Ways On How To Get People To Listen To Your Music

6 Easy Ways On How To Get People To Listen To Your Music

If you’re an artist, how frustrating was it to release a song you’ve spent countless hours on and…
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New: Interactive Activity Feed

New: Interactive Activity Feed

If you release music today, you know how powerful it is to have the right data guiding your…
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5 KILLER tips to optimize your Song and artwork for marketing:

5 KILLER tips to optimize your Song and artwork for marketing:

We all knowthat having an amazing, well-produced track is the lowest common denominator to have a…
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Top 5 Music Streaming Analytics Tools that level the playing field for Independent Artists

Top 5 Music Streaming Analytics Tools that level the playing field for Independent Artists

As artists, we are currently experiencing a revolution in tech. We have access to advanced tools and…
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Reverbnation

Reverbnation

Reverbnationis a social networking site for musicians. It allows artists to share their music with…
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Soundcloud Analytics

Soundcloud Analytics

Soundcloud is a popular platform for music creators to share their tracks and interact with their…
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Youtube Analytics

Youtube Analytics

YouTube Analyticsis provided to you directly from Youtube, and provides insights on your YouTube…
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Spotify For Artists

Spotify For Artists

Spotify for Artistsis the official analytics platform for Spotify, that helps artists connect with…
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Expanded Genres

Expanded Genres

Good news: We’ve doubled the number of genres available to tag your music! By popular demand…
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Revamped Community Tab

Revamped Community Tab

We’re excited to announce our revamped Community Tab! The Community Tab on Playlister Club has been…
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Introducing Banners: A deeper way to engage with the playlister community

Introducing Banners: A deeper way to engage with the playlister community

As our Discover page gets more populated with amazing music on a daily basis, our team is tasked…
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Introducing the Playlistability Index

Introducing the Playlistability Index

When 40,000 new tracks get added to Spotify every day, ensuring your release gets the right kind of…
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Analytics Dashboard

Analytics Dashboard

How to best use the Artist & Label Dashboard to your advantageAs you can see from the video…
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Where you should promote your music Geo Attractiveness | Geo Attractiveness

Where you should promote your music Geo Attractiveness | Geo Attractiveness

Potential fans are all around the world, learn where you have the best chance for success.With your…
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Performance Metrics

Performance Metrics

The performance metrics on your dashboard are one of the most important benefits you unlock with…
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