Music Marketing Resources and PR Tools
SongGrow is a playlist promotion tool that makes playlisting easy for everyone. Fill in your favourite playlist name, genre, mood or artist and the search tool will find playlists associated with it. You will get all playlist data in one clear overview. The search tool has a feature to recognise playlist curator contact information, so you […]
Adobe Express is a free online tool that allows you to create custom album covers in minutes. Choose from thousands of professionally designed templates or start from scratch. Add your own images, text, and graphics, and customize the look and feel of your cover with a variety of fonts, colours, and effects.
URLgenius is an app linking platform that allows marketers to create dynamic QR codes and app deep links that open Amazon, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, TikTok, or App Store pages. The service offers a free trial and pay-as-you-go pricing, and it does not require any SDKs or coding.
Smart links for music marketing. Run a pre-save campaign to make a big splash on release day. Geo-customise every fan’s journey to your music—no coding required. Turn social media attention into meaningful engagement with a beautiful, highly scrollable microsite. Easily bring all of your content together, from releases to gigs to merch.
Create the perfect page to display your music. Artist/Label pages bring together all of your music smart links, social media profiles, event listings and more. All of this is displayed on one responsive web page that you can share everywhere. Discover and submit music to Spotify and Deezer playlists, submit your own tracks and your […]
Haulix is a platform for secure digital audio sharing and promotion. It allows you to upload tracks, create promo pages, send invitations, and track engagement. It also protects your music with advanced watermarking technology and offers unlimited bandwidth. You can choose from different pricing plans to suit your needs.
SoundCloud for Artists platform allows you to submit your tracks for national airplay via SoundCloud Radio on SiriusXM. Start pitching now to get your tracks in the hands of DSP playlist editors, A&R execs, brands, music supervisors and more. Distribute your music to Spotify, Apple, TikTok, and more. Send private links and post tracks for […]
Once they’ve claimed their Spotify for Artists profile, artists can access their dashboard to track their performance, manage their content, and pitch their music to Spotify’s playlist editors. To get started, artists need to upload their music to Spotify via a distributor and provide their metadata. They can also customise their profile by adding photos, […]
Paid feedback and review service from distributor Tunecore. Get ratings, reviews, and advice from real music fans. Find out what others think of your songwriting, song arrangement, and overall sound before you release your track. Up to 225 fan reviews & comments. Interactive reviews and data are available online or for PDF download.
Free PDF download for the ‘YouTube Music Official Artist Channel Playbook’. This guide walks you through the basics of setting up an Official Artist Channel and how to use YouTube fully to engage with fans, drive video views, and promote concerts and tours.
An arsenal of music promotion and marketing tools. Create download gates, share downloads of your music in return for automatic likes, reposts, comments and followers. Submit your music to blogs, playlists, labels and other influencers. Grow fans on YouTube, Soundcloud & Spotify, Mixcloud, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Checklist for marketing a new record, single, EP or album. Put together on a Google Spreadsheet by music marketer Amber Horsburgh of Deep Cuts newsletter fame. The exhaustive checklist of promotional activities goes through successfully marketing a record including best-in-class examples from Solange, Radiohead and others.
A growing spreadsheet of 150+ music marketing tools top majors and indie labels use to promote music from music marketer Amber Horsburgh. Find tools to replace repetitive tasks like pre-saves, ads, smart links, content creation, messaging bots, and merch customer service. Resources for Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube analytics, measuring social media performance, and doing customer, […]
Send your music to 150 digital stores across 200 countries and territories around the world. Get daily sales trending for iTunes, Amazon, Apple Music, and Spotify, and keep every penny of what you earn from downloads and streams. From £12.99 per year for unlimited releases. Also offer Splits, social media tools, music publishing admin, merch […]
Ditto’s unlimited distribution service allows you to release unlimited music (for one artist) onto the world’s biggest platforms for £19 a year, while you keep 100% of the rights to your songs and all the money you earn from sales. Promotion, PR, social media, pre-release, chart registration and playlist services extra.
Free PDF ebook written by Amy Thomson, the founder of ATM Artists and former manager of Swedish House Mafia. The book breaks down expert knowledge on a range of essential music industry topics, including record company deal options, lawyers, royalty statements, touring, release dates, international marketing and much more.
Free smart links for music marketing. Brand your experience head to toe, with smart link and bio link pages built for music. Link to your music and content across all streaming platforms and elsewhere on the web. Build a sustainable income from your fan base, and keep 100% of your royalties with Amplify Distribution.
AllMusic is an online music database. It catalogues more than 3 million album entries and 30 million tracks, as well as information on musical artists and bands. AllMusic is an important tool for artists because most distributors pull bio information on artists and releases from them. The album, artist and song information on AllMusic comes […]
ConvertKit is an email marketing and audience building software that helps musicians like you turn your passion into a full-time career by connecting you to your fans faster. Use landing pages designed for musicians to create an easy way to promote your next album, embed your music videos, and link out to social platforms and […]
Pre-Save for Spotify campaigns that drive engagement, increase followers and grow streams for independent and major record labels. Pre-save to Spotify campaigns allow your fans to connect on Spotify and automatically add an upcoming album or single to their Spotify library when it is released.
The SoundCloud Playbook is a comprehensive resource that will help you get the most out of your SoundCloud experience, with instructions and tips on everything from setting up your account to finding your audience to making money from your work.
AMP (Artist Marketing Platform) is a valuable resource that helps independent artists and podcasters promote their work on Pandora. AMP offers a variety of tools and resources, including track reporting (see how your music is performing on Pandora, including streams, station adds, and thumbs up), artist insights, and Pandora Stories. AMP also helps artists get […]
The UK music industry contacts directory database online. From booking gigs to sending demos to record labels or planning your own EP release. The Unsigned Guide contains over 8,500 contacts spanning 50 areas of the UK music industry. Filter contacts by genre, UK towns and cities and more.
First Music Contact is a resource organization for musicians and the independent music sector in Ireland. They deliver projects at key stages of an artist’s development, helping them develop real careers. Their website has a variety of resources for musicians, including the music portal, Breaking Tunes which showcases new music from Irish artists, and free consultancy […]