93 Suggestions for a Musician to Grow a Following

  1. Advertise on relevant platforms to reach more listeners.
  2. Ask fans to leave reviews on iTunes and other platforms.
  3. Ask fans to share your music with their friends and family.
  4. Ask to be featured on other artists’ playlists.
  5. Attend conferences and music festivals to meet new people.
  6. Collaborate with other artists to reach their fans.
  7. Collaborate with other musicians on projects.
  8. Connect with fans on forums and music-related groups.
  9. Connect with local music venues and promoters.
  10. Connect with music industry professionals.
  11. Connect with music labels and publishers to get more exposure.
  12. Create a Spotify profile and add your music to it.
  13. Create a merchandise store to offer fans branded products.
  14. Create a newsletter to keep your fans updated on your music.
  15. Create a podcast to discuss your music and industry news.
  16. Create a press kit and send it out to industry contacts.
  17. Create a press release to announce new music or projects.
  18. Create a website to promote yourself and your music.
  19. Create an email list to keep fans in the loop.
  20. Create an epk to send to music industry contacts.
  21. Create an event page on social media to promote upcoming shows.
  22. Create lyric videos and post them to YouTube.
  23. Create unique content to differentiate yourself from the competition.
  24. Develop a social media strategy to stay organized.
  25. Engage with fans on social media.
  26. Exchange music and support with other artists.
  27. Focus on local music scenes to build a fan base.
  28. Follow other musicians on social media and comment on their content.
  29. Send your music to music supervisors for movie and TV placements.
  30. Get interviewed by music blogs and podcasts.
  31. Get your music featured on music streaming playlists.
  32. Give away free downloads or merchandise in exchange for emails.
  33. Give away samples of your music to get people interested.
  34. Host fan meetups to interact directly with your fans.
  35. Host listening parties to get feedback on your music.
  36. Incorporate fan feedback into your music.
  37. Incorporate storytelling into your music to make it more impactful.
  38. Incorporate visuals and stories into your music videos.
  39. Invite fans to contribute to your music.
  40. Join music industry groups and associations.
  41. Join music streaming services like SoundCloud and Bandcamp.
  42. Join online music communities for networking and feedback.
  43. Launch a crowdfunding campaign to fund your music career.
  44. Leverage live streaming platforms like Instagram Live and Facebook Live.
  45. Leverage social media advertising to reach new listeners.
  46. Leverage user-generated content to get more exposure.
  47. Make sure your music is available on all major streaming services.
  48. Make sure your music is optimized for streaming services.
  49. Make sure your profile pages on all platforms are up to date.
  50. Offer exclusive content for sale on your website.
  51. Offer exclusive content to reward your most loyal fans.
  52. Offer fans exclusive access to special content or events.
  53. Optimize your website for search engine visibility.
  54. Participate in local music events and festivals.
  55. Participate in music conferences and events.
  56. Participate in online forums and music-related groups.
  57. Participate in online music battles and challenges.
  58. Post behind-the-scenes content to give fans a glimpse into your creative process.
  59. Post regularly to social media to stay top of mind with fans.
  60. Post updates on your website or blog to keep fans informed.
  61. Produce and record original music videos.
  62. Promote your music with contests and giveaways.
  63. Publish articles and interviews in music publications.
  64. Publish behind-the-scenes content to give fans a glimpse into your music-making process.
  65. Publish lyrics and other content related to your music.
  66. Publish your music on streaming platforms like SoundCloud and Bandcamp.
  67. Reach out to local music blogs for potential opportunities.
  68. Reach out to local radio stations to get your music played.
  69. Reach out to music bloggers and influencers to get more exposure.
  70. Reach out to music bloggers and websites for reviews.
  71. Record live performances of your music and share them online.
  72. Release singles or EPs to keep fans engaged.
  73. Run online contests to increase engagement.
  74. Share music videos on YouTube and other video streaming platforms.
  75. Start using different apps, platforms, and websites to reach new people.
  76. Stream live music performances on platforms like Twitch and YouTube.
  77. Submit your music to online radio stations for more exposure.
  78. Try out music licensing services to get your music placed in films and TV shows.
  79. Use an email marketing tool to stay in touch with fans.
  80. Use analytics to track progress and find out what’s working.
  81. Use digital advertising platforms to reach more people.
  82. Use hashtags to reach more people on social media.
  83. Use online marketing tools to track progress and metrics.
  84. Use platforms like TikTok to reach a younger audience.
  85. Use streaming analytics to track your music’s performance.
  86. Utilize Spotify and Apple Music to get your music heard by more people.
  87. Utilize influencer marketing to reach a larger audience.
  88. Utilize music promotion services for additional exposure.
  89. Utilize music review websites to get more exposure.
  90. Utilize music streaming services to get your music heard by more people.
  91. Utilize online radio stations to get more exposure.
  92. Utilize streaming analytics to measure the success of your music.
  93. Utilize streaming services to reach more listeners.