7 Mistakes Bands Make When it Comes to PR

There’s no doubt that PR is an important part of any release process. Not only will it generate awareness for your new music and help your band get exposure overall, but PR also makes your band more credible, especially if you’re getting favourable reviews from media! Oh, and not to mention that if your campaign…

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Writing Awesome Ad Copy, PR and Marketing with Curtis of Dewar PR

This episode sees the return of publicist and marketing guru, Curtis Dewar of Dewar PR. We talk about a range of topics from your marketing budget, PR and release strategy, growing a Facebook Group, writing awesome ad copy and more. Links & Resources Follow Curtis: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Music Marketing Mixer Facebook…

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Diving Full Time into Music + Growing a Twitch Channel with JB of Fierce Deity

Today I’m bringing on a past client, and now friend, Jonathon “JB” Barwick of Fierce Deity to talk about how he prepared to dive into music full time this year after quitting a day job that was no longer fulfilling. This episode speaks about how he set himself up for success in this new entrepreneurial…

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How to Create a Stand-Out EPK – Dos & Don’ts

For any band looking to grow in 2021, your EPK (electronic press kit) is an essential asset to have prepared! In this weeks Being in a Band podcast episode, I run you through: 👉 What an EPK is and how it’s used 👉 All the different elements to include in your EPK 👉 Whether you…

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How to Get on Spotify Editorial Playlists + Get More Streams

Spotify is one of the most powerful tools in today’s modern music industry.  Being added to a playlist can skyrocket your success by exposing you to potential fans in your demographic on a grand scale.  Plus, the more streams, the more revenue! In today’s episode, I speak about how to have success with Spotify –…

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How Much Your Band Should Budget For Ads and Promotion?

So, you have a new release coming out and you know you need to do some sort of advertising for it, but how much should you spend? You can’t just throw stuff out on the internet and hope for the best. That is never how it works. This episode will give you an equation you…

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60 | 3 Types of Ads Your Band Should do For Each Release

Advertising is an essential part of promoting your music, yet many bands and musicians aren’t doing enough to actually ensure their music gets the exposure it deserves. In this episode, we talk about the three types of ads your band should consider doing for each and every release. Sign up for the free Facebook Ads…

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57 | 5 Money-Making Activities Your Band Can Do Right Now (Without Shows or Crowd-Funding)

Show Notes In a time when playing live is out of the question and your audience may not be big enough for Patreon or crowdfunding, here’s 5 money-making activities your band can do RIGHT NOW so get that dough bro! Plug your Bandcamp Bands forget to sell. Bandcamp are doing monthly “BandCamp Fridays” where they…

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53 | Easy Ways to Create a Stand-Out Brand for Your Band

Today I’m giving you some really simple ways that you can up your branding for your music online. Branding does go far beyond visuals, but I always find visuals are a good place to start, especially as most of the time people will see you before they hear you! Bands mentioned in the podcast as…

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