WHAT IS SOUNDCLOUD?
SoundCloud has evolved a lot in recent years. It was started in the year 2008. Since then the company is taking giant steps in the music industry. SoundCloud is a huge and most popular music platform to promote your music, songs and find different indie songs. This has become a go-to platform for many new talents. Many musical tracks and innovation have made a huge impact on the global music industry. You can upload all of your creations on the platform to let other people enjoy your work.
1. Share on Social Media
Share on Social Media
Sharing the track on social media sites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Pinterest will enable a large viewership of the post and tweet. You could also invite your Soundcloud followers to share the link, track, teasers on their respective social media platforms.
A. Facebook: It is pretty easy to integrate the Soundcloud track into Facebook as an embedded playable track by simply pasting the URL of the track on your FB page. Over time, a special fan page can be created where track samples can be uploaded for your fans.
B. YouTube: YouTube is another convenient option that can be used to promote your Soundcloud audios. Since the integration between Soundcloud and YouTube is not as easy as other platforms, hence this medium can be and should be used for promotion by posting teasers, putting up the embedded link in the YouTube video and redirecting interested listeners to your Soundcloud page.
Next is to become members of different groups on Soundcloud – since this way is free of cost, it will not hurt you to socialize a bit. The benefit is that once you become a member of the various group you could share your tracks with them thereby helping the music get natural Soundcloud plays.
Add custom header images and specific descriptions talk about the music piece. It is important that this header should be a good mix of high-resolution and explicit images and creative descriptive. Making the header professional by adding credits, lyrics, etc . will make it more appealing.
4. Instant Increase
To grow your fan base inorganically and thereby ensure higher Soundcloud plays, you can invest in buying Soundcloud plays. Buying likes and plays is a proven marketing methodology today with even corporate companies indulging in this from time to time. There are many reliable companies in the social media market that provide authentic and real-time followers and genuine Soundcloud plays. It comes at a price but is worth the effort to help your tracks get better distance and promotion.
5. SoundCloud marketing systems
If you are good and you have, good content then you can take help from the SoundCloud marketing services. To do that you need to do all the planning like marketing strategies, social media campaign, and promotions, sharing info on your play data, finding your target platforms etc. Then you will have enough number of hits and plays on your SoundCloud page. You can join their pro services to make most out of your content and creations.
6. Marketing plan for the SoundCloud Promotion
Marketing plan involves many things in it. If you want to promote your SoundCloud page in 2019, then you need to find all the concerts and the programs related to the music. Attend them. If possible, participate in them. Show your talent. You can even create a concert by yourself by teaming with different musician and singers to create a big stage. Then you can upload the concert on social media sites to increase your views and the popularity of the song.
7. Add a Buy Link
Although clicks and likes are nice, they do not bring you the money for the mic you’ve been looking at for a long time.
Luckily, on SoundCloud, you can add a ‘buy’ link to your track. Just click on the ‘Metadata’ tab when uploading. Then all you have to do is add the right links: Buy iTunes, Beatport, Juno, Bandcamp or any other place where you sell your music online.
Hot Tip: If you have a pro account, you can call the button as you like.
You can rename the name to ‘Stream on Spotify’ to boost your streaming a bit. Or call the button, Donate and link to Patreon or PayPal. You’ll be pleasantly surprised how many super fans out there will support your music.