My YouTube comment section is quickly becoming a gold mine for new posts. Honestly, most of the comments I get are really nice; even the somewhat-challenging comments are usually structured politely. So far, my videos have never elicited quite the reaction that Tom provoked from Johan*. (Tom was asking for it, I think.) But every […]
So I’m in the midst of a fun little experiment… I’m building a playlist network. In this post, I’d like to tell you a little bit more about what I’m doing with the playlist network and how it’s going – because it’s kind of my pet project right now, and because I feel like I […]
In an effort to, as the marketing guru bros say, “provide insane value,” I want to share a few of the brass tacks – stuff that you can actually implement for yourself to grow on Spotify. So here we go. This is a hodgepodge of seven tactics and tips that I’ve seen working over the past year. […]
Here’s a fun way to start a post… Ever heard of carcinization? (You didn’t see that one coming, did you?) In case you haven’t, here’s the quick definition: Carcinization is the tendency of multiple species to evolve into crab-like lifeforms. Fun! Because this, apparently, is what peak evolutionary performance looks like: Anyway, I stumbled across […]
Looking to advertise your music? These eight firms are worth looking at.
There are pros and cons, for sure – my take is that it depends on your music and what you’re looking for.
Here’s how I’m using AI in my music business: I’m not. End of post. Bye bye. See you later. … Okay, that was a Shrek reference, and relatedly, I’m just kidding – about ending the post there, not so much about my usage of AI tools. Despite the hype, I haven’t really adjusted any of […]
SubmitHub. It’s a controversial platform, I know. Maybe you love it. Maybe you hate it. Maybe you hate that you love it. All of those reactions are totally understandable. I’ve been on SubmitHub as a curator for the last five years, and over that span I’ve run dozens of my own campaigns and the full […]
I watch YouTube videos now. Before last year, believe it or not, I rarely watched YouTube videos – like, almost never. But last year I started my own channel, and since then I’ve been on the platform much more often. I’ve consequently discovered how hard it is not to click a thumbnail that piques your […]
Quick take based on multiple campaigns: The platform isn’t huge, but it is legit.