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How To Promote Your Music Using Google's Hangouts On Air

By Yannick Ilunga from CD Baby's DIY Musician. When it comes to online promotion, there is a social media that is often ignored by musicians: Google Plus. While its potential has been recognized and utilized by many entrepreneurs around the world, for quite many musicians Google Plus is still unexplored territory. Show More Summary

Bandzoogle Partners With AllThatJazz

Bandzoogle has partnered with top rated online jazz destination All About Jazz to promote the DIY musician website, marketing and sales platform to the 65,000 musicians who have created profiles on AAJ. “Bandzoogle is very excited to...Show More Summary

DIY Tour Tips: Surviving The Long Drive

By Matthew Ebel who is currently Kickstarting a new album. I’ve played concerts all over the USA and there’s one constant that most touring musicians already know: People don’t know how to drive. Seattle drivers are maniacs, Boston drivers...Show More Summary

WordPress For Musicians: Getting Started With Hosts, Themes and Plugins

WordPress, especially the open source software available via, is an incredible world of its own. It's also a popular option for music websites, from music bloggers to DIY artists, and there are lots of people who can help you join the cult club. Show More Summary

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

Vinyl Crunch Worsens For Indie Labels: Time For A Record Press Kickstarter? Rormix Offers Indie Musicians A Mobile Platform For Promoting Music Videos How To Get Press For Your Band Like The PR Pros Do 9 Tips For Successful DIY TourShow More Summary

9 Tips For Successful DIY Tour Booking

By Lee Buck for the Sonicbids Blog. It’s no secret that in today’s industry, musicians are much more than musicians. Often we have to be our own booking agents, publicists, marketing teams, merch coordinators, and a myriad of other tasks that are often overlooked: chef, accountant, driver, babysitter, and much more. Show More Summary

Courtney Love Plotting Something DIY-Related…We Think.

Courtney Love put out a call on Twitter today for musicians who want to learn how to “PROPERLY make the most” of their DIY skills in a contest setting. Which is exciting! …Right? Unlike other contests we’ve mentioned in the past, we have absolutely no idea what this means. Is Ms. Love looking for an…

DIY Marketing For Musicians on a Shoestring Budget

3 months agoInternet / SEO : SEO Scoop

A lot of my friends have been asking me lately if I'd share something about how musicians can further their SEO efforts, so this post is dedicated to them. In this article I will detail step by step how a musician can leverage the Internet as a marketing tool without ever having to hire a [...]Show More Summary

Advertising Tips For DIY Musicians

DIY musicians using advertising to promote their work is rarely discussed on Hypebot though we do cover a wide range of marketing approaches including other forms of advertising. But given the ability to target specific populations with low-cost online ads, it's something DIY musicians should certainly consider. Show More Summary

Nimbit Introduces New Research-Based DIY Music Marketing and Sales Platform

PreSonus introduced the new and improved Nimbit this week. Nimbit is a service that provides music marketing and sales tools for DIY musicians. It's a freemium service that includes a number of premium options and the new version looks quite complete. Show More Summary

10 Rules For Promoting Your Live Show With Facebook Events

You can read more of Chris Robley's writings on the DIY Musician Blog. Facebook pages seem to be less and less useful these days for promoting music, especially when we’re talking about your average independent band that doesn’t want to drop a bunch of cash just to reach fans that have already liked their page. Show More Summary

MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: How To Effectively Promote Your Music Video on Facebook

Kelland Drumgoole | How To Effectively Promote Your Music Video on Facebook David Blacker | 3 Creative Ways DIY Musicians Use Online Session Talent On Sari Delmar | Why The Hardest Workers Win And The Complainers Lose…And I’m Totally Fine With It

3 Creative Ways DIY Musicians Use Online Session Talent On

To get to the top, you must know how to use the tools and technology at your disposal to your advantage. provides an excellent opportunity for you to connect with like-minded entrepreneurs who bring a broad spectrum of talent and experience to the table. Show More Summary

3 Creative Ways DIY Musicians Use Online Session Talent On

Creative entrepreneurs and DIY musicians think in very similar ways. Those that succeed today are alchemists in the truest sense of the word. They have a knack for working with a limited set of resources and a keen ability to wear a multitude of hats. Show More Summary

Have An Unused DIY Instrument? Send It On Tour With [Imogen Heap]

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Imogen Heap] is well-known for performing with DIY and cobbled-together instruments, and now she’s teaming up with another famous DIY instrument musician for a world tour. That’s the cool part, now here’s the awesome part: they want...Show More Summary

Boring Sounding Things Like Net Neutrality Matter To All Musicians Using The Web

If you're not on the web, if it's all face to face, then issues like net neutrality may not be that big a deal to you. But it is a big deal to DIY artists and small businesses who rely on the web to earn a living or promote their work whether or not they recognize it. Show More Summary

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

The Secrets Of Marketing Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist" from Manager Zach Quillen Adam WarRock: Making It As A Niche DIY Musician Funk Volume CEO's Social Media Secret? Put The Work In and Communicate Directly With Fans YouTube Tells Creators: 'Build A Fanbase, Not An Audience' Amanda Palmer Hits A Million Twitter Followers, Releases Town Hall Session w/Zoe Boekbinder

Shorties (Douglas Coupland Recommends Nihilistic Books, The 20th Anniversary of The Offspring's Smash Album, and more)

Douglas Coupland recommended nihilistic books at The A.V. Club. Stereogum reconsidered the Offspring's Smash album on its 20th anniversary. The New Republic profiled author Karl Ove Knausgaard. DIY profiled electronic musician SOHN. Fresh Air interviewed Barbara Ehrenreich about her new...

Adam WarRock: Making It As A Niche DIY Musician

Nerdcore might be dead to MC Lars but Adam WarRock still wears the niche label proudly and quite well judging from his recent work. Andrea Leonelli interviewed him in Austin during SXSW and WarRock spends about three quarters of the 17-minute interview discussing his DIY approach to nerdcore which has a lot of relevance to DIY music across genres. Show More Summary

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

10 Secrets Of Social Media For Musicians What To Do When Your Album Leaks 10 Steps To Building A Career As a Full-Time DIY Musician CD Baby Sync Licensing Paid $400K To Indie Artists In Last 3 Months Of 2013 MORE: De La Soul Offers Free...Show More Summary

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