Here are 11 easy ways for you to improve your music career by using the data available to you through streaming services, radio tracking services, and social media. You can make a living off your music if you learn to look in the right direction and follow certain opportunities.
Make sure to check out different streaming services, radio formats, and different social media- even if you don't use them yourself. They may contain valuable information and keys to new organic growth markets for your music.
Work hard to leverage the situation and intensify your promotion on this song. Monitor your stats regularly and make a fast move if you see something is happening.
In which cities and countries are your fans located? Target your fans and their friends by aiming campaigns right at them. Build on something that is already emerging.
See where other music in your sub-genre is played (playlists, radio stations/programmes, mixtapes etc.), and pitch your music to them when you got a new release, as they might very well recognize you.
Look for genre-specific radio stations and communities and get in touch with them, less can be great.
Your streaming numbers and streaming data can be used for convincing radio stations to play your music, and vice versa.
Use the radio-insights for optimizing tour booking. You might be able to get gigs based on your radio spins.
Try and connect with the people at the radio stations, the DJ’s, hosts, curators etc.
It supports the radio station at the same time - radio DJ's loves that.
Tell your team, when something is emerging, it's important to move fast, today 7000 new songs are released daily, so the competition is very high. Remember to tell everyone from your PR agent, label, publisher, and radio promoter when you see radio plays, especially in new markets. Exploit all the data you can collect.
If you detect airplay on multiple radio stations in a country, who should consider reaching out about a radio tour. Flight tickets are cheap, Airbnb is here, and the connection with the radio stations would be priceless so it could very well be worth the money.