Keeping up with new technologies is a challenge and knowing where to spend your time on self promotion is key. The internet has, to a certain degree, leveled the playing field for promotional opportunities, but you'll need to identify where those opportunities lie and take advantage of them.
We've identified some important services that will help you establish a greater presence online and develop your fanbase, while freely promoting yourself, your music and your performance dates.
If we've omitted any useful tools, please either post a comment below and we'll update the list. And please feel free to share this resource
with a musician friend.Music Marketing Opportunities: (Direct to fan) Syndicate your calendar
Gigs Audio WidgetsShare/Sell your music
- ArtistData (updates 22 other sites including All About Jazz)
- All About Jazz Widget (see your AAJ musician profile page)
- ReverbNation Widget (see your ReverbNation profile page)
(Digital distribution/retail opportunities)More Business/Marketplace Solutions/Networking Share your photos
Photos can help drive traffic too, especially from All About Jazz. Upload your photos and allow people to find you through Google and Bing image searches.Share your videosYour blogging options Follow music industry blogs Tracking Mobile App ServicesFunding opportunities
Explore the many free services
at All About Jazz. Collectively, they will improve your search engine relevancy, raise awareness about you and your music and drive traffic.