5 Ways To Promote Your Mixtape For
In this day and age it is
hard for artists, or bands to promote
their Mixtapes by themselves
because of music labels,
costs and promoters that took over the market with clients that are able to pay
Although it is hard to
promote your Mixtape without spending money, here
5 ways to promote your
mixtape for free:
♦ Build your
When you have a website it
is much more accessible for future fans to connect with you and leave their
Your own website allows you
to add as much information or as many mixtapes as you'd like or create your own
YouTube is one of the most
important video sharing platforms on the planet. With YouTube you as an artist
can create videos even with just your songs and reach a boatload of fans. The
key is to optimize your youtube video with keywords so your video can climb the
YouTube gives your fans the
opportunity to; share, like or comment on your creations. Also, they can
Subscribe to your channel.
As an artist, you will be
able to add information about you, your song or future
Facebook is used by many
artists inside the music industry. If you want to promote your own mixtape
on Facebook, you have to create a fan page where you add all the
information about yourself and your music.
The most amazing thing about
Facebook is that with Facebook
comes opportunities' to bands, and artists like never before.
They have created a social
media outlet to provide tools to everybody from country to country, to stay
connected all the time.
Artists can share music
files, pictures, and soundcloud channels and create a huge buzz which can go
viral with one push of a button.
Facebook allows fans to chat
with the artist, they can provide their opinions as to what they like or what
they don't and as a result you will know what kind of target you have to
Twitter is the best online website
to promote your mixtape.
There are tons of artist and
record companies that you can contact on twitter and build
The key is to build
relationships not to just spam every artist with your mixtape thats the
wrong way to promote.
Fans from across the country
can share, and retweet your Mixtapes. Just like facebook twitter can get your
mixtape going virally to thousands of fans.
grant artist the opportunity to share their music with other music lovers.
Music forums are populated with millions of other musicians and as a result you
can find some new fans who will share music and other musicians who you
can work with and build an even better product.
♦ Word of
This way of getting new fans
has been used for a long time by old school rappers and it is still being
This type of promoting is
based on you the artist spreading the word about your mixtape to
all your friends and that will help to spread your mixtape to others
just like social media does.
This kind of promotion will
bring you loyal fans and followers.
If you are an old school
artist, you can try this way, but the only issue with this method is that your
mixtape will be heard by less people than if you promote your Mixtape using the
Following these 5 ways, you
will be able to meet new fans and you will also be able to promote your
mixtapes for free and without headaches.
Hector Garay is Hip Hop Producer and founder of
the production company 2themillbeats.com. You can find
Google+ and Facebook. Over the last year Hector
has dedicated himself to helping out up and coming
artist with tips on how to promote and market music
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