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5 Simple Things Artists Can Do To Optimise Their Facebook Page



In our age of technology, every musician knows having a Facebook page is essential. It’s a way for your fans to connect with you online and stay up-to-date with what you’re doing. What most artists don’t think about, however, is how to make sure their Facebook page is making the best first impression - because it will probably be the only time your fans check your Facebook page. Although it sounds strange, once your fans have clicked ‘like’ or... Read More

One Simple Way To Expand Your Number of YouTube Subscribers


Liam Murphy

By creating a ‘shortened automatic subscription link’ you can automate your youtube channel growth. Then share it in specific places. By automating your life in the world of technology, things become a lot easier and more time efficient. This leaves you way more time for things like creating music, rather than spending precious energy going back and forth across media platforms. Being a musician in the modern age is not the easiest thing to balance with other demands, so to... Read More

Using Instagram's 'Countdowns' Effectively


Liam Murphy

Currently, Instagram doesn’t offer a wealth of tools and features that can improve an artists experience on it’s program. But recently, that’s started to change with the introduction of the Countdown sticker. Found in the sticker section when editing an image or video being added to your story, Countdown is pretty self explanatory in offering a timer that can be used as many times as you like before it expires. This can be a great way to garner hype around almost any... Read More

Meet Our Feature Artist For March | Patrick James


Isabelle Slater

Summer is over but don’t fret! There’s still loads to look forward to with our March feature artist Patrick James. Celebrating the release of his sophomore EP What We’re Fighting For, multi-instrumentalist, indie, pop, folk extraordinaire is back and better than ever. Busting into the scene with his 2015 debut album ‘Outlier’ James’ standout track ‘Bugs’ attained upwards of 1.3 million plays on Spotify. Following this up with a stream... Read More

9 Surefire Ways To Grow Your Instagram Following



In this day and age, fans want to capture the moment and share with friends and loved ones - and Instagram has established itself as one of the best ways to do this. Picture this - you’re playing a show. Someone in the crowd decides to capture the moment and share it to their Instagram. This sparks the interest of one of their followers, and they decide to follow you on Instagram! The hard part is done - now, you have to make the most of their follow so you can keep them engaged and... Read More