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30 Minute Music Marketing is the show for independent artists and DIY musicians who want to get better at marketing their music. Join Greg and Sheldon as they tackle different topics week by week to help you get better at marketing your music and grow your audience. Together we can do it!

30 Minute Music Marketing Sheldon Southworth

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30 Minute Music Marketing is the show for independent artists and DIY musicians who want to get better at marketing their music. Join Greg and Sheldon as they tackle different topics week by week to help you get better at marketing your music and grow your audience. Together we can do it!

    30MMM EP#37: FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED FROM PROMOTING A LIVE STREAMED SHOW

    30MMM EP#37: FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED FROM PROMOTING A LIVE STREAMED SHOW

    Have you thought about doing a paid, ticketed ‘pay per view’ stream for your audience but been put off because you don’t quite know how to promote it? Well, Sheldon has just promoted such a show and in this episode he and Greg discuss the main marketing takeaways from the experience including the main methods used to promote the tickets, when people are likely to buy their tickets and the groundwork you’ll need to put in before those tickets go on sale. If you want to start making money from live streams, this episode is definitely for you.

    Greg also goes through some of the tech used to broadcast the show for the ticket buyers.

    For promoting live shows in general see Episode 5 of 30MMM here >>  https://anchor.fm/dashboard/episode/e3pjk8

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    Visit Our Website www.30minutemusicmarketing.com

    • 47 min
    30MMM EP#36: FOUR BIG REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER PAY FOR SPOTIFY FAKE STREAMS

    30MMM EP#36: FOUR BIG REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER PAY FOR SPOTIFY FAKE STREAMS

    There are many paid services out there that offer to boost the number of your Spotify plays.  You might think it’s an easy way to boost your profile and standing on the platform but Sheldon and Greg are here to give your four very good reasons why paying for Spotify plays is a BAD idea for your music career!  

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    Visit Our Website www.30minutemusicmarketing.com

    • 26 min
    30MMM EP#35: HOW TO SEND YOUR MUSIC TO RADIO

    30MMM EP#35: HOW TO SEND YOUR MUSIC TO RADIO

    In today’s episode Sheldon and Greg are joined by Katy Jay, radio presenter on Skylab Radio to give you all the information you need about the best way to send your music to radio.  Katy also discusses why building a relationship with a presenter can be so important for your music career. This episode is essential listening.

    Katy suggests using media.info as an initial research tool when trying to find radio stations to submit music to.

    Follow Katy on Twitter at @KatySkylab and listen to her show on Skylab radio show Mixed Feelings', Mondays at 10pm GMT on htp://skylabradio.com/listen

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    • 34 min
    30MMM EP#34: 4 WAYS TO CREATE NEW MUSIC & VIDEOS (WITHOUT LIFTING A FINGER!)

    30MMM EP#34: 4 WAYS TO CREATE NEW MUSIC & VIDEOS (WITHOUT LIFTING A FINGER!)

    Several months into lockdown are you on content burnout? Have you been live streaming to a standstill?  Maybe you still can’t get back into the studio and are unable to release new music?  Either way, wouldn’t it be great to have new music and videos for your socials and you didn’t have to do anything to make that happen?   Sheldon and Greg are here to give you four ideas to try that will give you new music and music videos with zero stress involved.

    The video creation site mentioned in the show is rotorvideos.com/

    A production of www.elusivecountry.club
    Visit Our Website www.30minutemusicmarketing.com

    • 31 min
    30MMM EP#33: MUSICIANS: HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM LIVE STREAMING

    30MMM EP#33: MUSICIANS: HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM LIVE STREAMING

    With live shows being out of bounds for the foreseeable future, most live streams are going to be the only performance outlet for the foreseeable future.  But how can musicians monetise their streams and what factors to be considered before followers are asked to put their hands in their pockets?  Sheldon and Greg are here to answer all these questions and more!

    The artist/venue promo platform mentioned on this show is sidedooraccess.com if you need to check them out.

    A production of www.elusivecountry.club
    Visit Our Website www.30minutemusicmarketing.com

    • 45 min
    Deep Dive #26: BANDCAMP VS SPOTIFY - WHAT'S YOUR STRATEGY?

    Deep Dive #26: BANDCAMP VS SPOTIFY - WHAT'S YOUR STRATEGY?

    Bandcamp has been in the news of late, dropping all artist fees once per month due to the lockdown.  With that in mind, should you give up on streaming services such as Spotify and put all your eggs in the Bandcamp basket?  In this week’s show Sheldon and Greg are here to discuss the reasons music fans use each platform and give you suggestions on how to create a marketing and sales strategy to get the most out of both.

    A production of www.elusivecountry.club

    • 32 min

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