Monthly Archives February 2020

How to get a Songwriter Page on Spotify

Spotify launches “written by” playlists and Songwriter Pages, using credits to group tracks. For years I’ve been dreaming of a world where ANY piece of metadata could be used by listeners to explore and group songs: songwriters, producers, beatmakers, guest features, session players, guitar solos, backwards vocal reverb, out of tune banjos, key changes, lyrical …

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The music business is evolving and we’re evolving with it

CD Baby is doubling down on the tools that matter most for today’s musicians. 2020 is already off to an exciting start! CD Baby recently announced we’re delivering your music to TikTok. This week we partnered with Boomplay, the fastest growing music app in Africa, helping you reach a whole new market for your music. …

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Your music available on Africa’s fastest-growing music service

Get your music heard in Africa! CD Baby is always looking for new avenues to get our artists heard in more markets. That’s why we’ve partnered with Boomplay Music, the fastest-growing music application in Africa. With over 50 million users across iOS and Android platforms, Boomplay is a huge opportunity for our artists to get …

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CD Baby partners with Boomplay Music

Get your music heard in Africa! CD Baby is always looking for new avenues to get our artists heard in more markets. That’s why we’ve partnered with Boomplay Music, the fastest-growing music application in Africa. With over 50 million users across iOS and Android platforms, Boomplay is a huge opportunity for our artists to get …

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Common cover art mistakes to avoid if you want your music on Spotify and Apple Music

How to avoid a cover art disaster! In another article we talked about what you SHOULD do when creating cover art for your albums and singles. In this article, it’s all about what NOT to do. If you want your music to stay available on popular platforms like Spotify and Apple Music, be sure to …

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How to double the impact of the last email you sent

A simple trick to get more conversions from your email list. Did you just send an important email to your list? Here’s how to get more results from that same message: Duplicate the email Change the subject line slightly Segment your list according to prior engagement Create a new segment of subscribers who didn’t open …

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The new way to think about music videos

How to quickly make good (and short) video content.  In 2020, artists need to be posting a steady flow of videos. Video content rules the music world. Here’s why: Musicians are getting famous from short viral videos on TikTok. Fans expect you to promote your songs on Instagram Stories in creative ways. Social video ads …

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How to make quality video content quickly AND cheaply

Video content rules the world. How can you keep up? Musicians are getting famous from short viral videos on TikTok. Artists are finding creative ways to promote their songs through Instagram Stories. Social video ads outperform other kinds of advertising almost every time. Live streaming on Facebook and Twitch has become a regular means for …

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