Musicians On TweetMySong: Dos And Don'ts

TweetMySong incorporates all the major social media/networking features in one. Your Twitter login allows for instant Tweets of your music and video uploads. You can also integrate your Facebook account to keep your fans and following up to date.
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Nov. 18, 2011 - PRLog -- If you're an independent musician looking to grow an online fan base, it's a good idea to start using TweetMySong's Promo Packages and especially PAID RETWEETS. Since launching in 2009, has become one of the internet's hottest platforms, for up-and-coming artists.

TweetMySong incorporates all the major social media/networking features in one. Your Twitter login allows for instant Tweets of your music and video uploads. You can also integrate your Facebook account to keep your fans and following up to date.

But like we have said before, offers you the tools to gain an audience and to promote your music. You have to take the bull by the horns and use the Premium features if you expect to get noticed in the vast chasm we call the Internet.

Here are some TweetMySong Do's and Don'ts to help you:

1.  Know Your Audience
TweetMySong has a strong following of loyal fans that love music.  If you're a DJ, musician or band that's looking to tap into this audience, you need to be active and interact with your potential audience base.

2. Use the Comments Feature and Site Forum
TweetMySong allows for members to comment on the site. Use these features and ensure that you respond to people's comments. Also, use the FORUM it's there to help you build your fan base but also to network with recording studios or other TweetMySong members who are looking to collaborate or to exchange ideas. Remember to be friendly and polite.

4.  Do Use Premium Features is a great platform for mobilizing your fan base, regardless of how far-fetched your idea might seem.  But getting your message across or to stand out amongst the crowd you have to "spend money to make money".  For as little as $45, you can promote your songs and/or mixtapes.

One important marketing tool that every artist should use without question is PAID RETWEETS. Uploading to is just the first step.  You have to actively draw attention to your music and your profile in order to get recognized in this vast world we call the music industry. With PAID Retweets you can tap into other member's audience by paying them to retweet your music to their Twitter following. It's a WIN WIN situation. For more info on Premium Features check out the PROMOTE tab.

5. Don't Be Afraid to DIY
If studio fees seem daunting, don't be afraid to asking followers for small donations in exchange for free copies of the music. Fans are a viable investment source because of their love of music especially your music. They have an interest to having a personal investment and connection to the music.

6. Don't Look for Instant Gratification
It takes time to build your audience and it takes a well thought out marketing plan to promote your music.  Although we all want it to happen overnight, we have to live with the reality that it doesn't happen like that for everyone.  So consistency and determination will get you to your goal.

7. Do Know What Sort of Content To Post
Post tour dates and tracklistings on TweetMySong.  MP3s and videos are much better bets for comments and reblogs.  Do set aside marketing dollars to utilize the Promote Features on TweetMySong to help promote your demo. Can't stress enough on using PAID RETWEETS. It's an economical but powerful tool to use to market yourself and your music.  You can potentially be reaching an audience of more than 1.2 million.

8. Do Follow Other TweetMySong members
Not only is following other TweetMySong members a great way to network, it's inspiring to see how other musicians work, tour, write, perform, capture moments, and communicate.  Aside from musicians, venues, record labels, and other industry insiders who have a strong TweetMySong presence; following a variety of accounts can be very rewarding for your act.

9. Don't Forget To Tag
Whenever posting, be sure to add a couple tags, so your content can be located more easily. For example, just tagging with the genre of music doesn't make you stand out nor does it make you easily found. Create a tag that is synonymous with you and your music and always incorporate it in your posts.

10. Do Mind Your Manners
Just because TweetMySong can be more personal than your band's official page doesn't mean it's more private. In fact, it's relatively easy to poke through the entire blogging histories of other blogs, even ones that don't follow you. A snarky photo comment is for all the internet to see. including those viewing a reblog of it. So don't post things you'll later regret. Lesson learned the hard way by many.

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