Tagged: biography

How To Write An Effective Artist Bio That Won’t Be Ignored

**Guest post written by Phil Johnson, as featured in his blog, Big Whiz Bang!

 

"Your artist bio, whether you’re a musician, comedian, or any other type of artist, is the most important document in your promotional arsenal. It’s most people’s first introduction to you. So it really needs to succinctly communicate what you’re all about as an artist."

 

How to Write a Better Biography for Your Website

**Guest post written by Wade Sutton of Rocket to the Stars.

 

"The problem is a vast majority of biographies on websites are written by either the artist or the individual hired to construct the website. And when you take into consideration that the best web bios are the ones that combine elements of both journalism and marketing, well, you can see why problems arise...So what can you do to make YOUR biography better should you choose to attempt to write it on your own?"

The 8 things that should be in every band's digital press kit

**Guest Post written by Dave Cool of Bandzoogle.com.

 

"There are many different kinds of people that will be visiting your website, but likely for different reasons. These include your current fans, potential new fans, as well as media, bloggers, bookers, and other industry folks...To make it easy for media and industry to find the information they need (and quickly), the best thing to do is create a Digital Press Kit section on your website..."

Top Mistakes Artists Make on SoundCloud

**Guest post written by Rachel M., originally featured on Push Power Promo's Blog.

 

"Everyone has a Soundcloud profile, but not everyone is using theirs to its fullest potential to make their music brand look good! Having a solid music profile page includes providing your page visitors with the right information, a great online personality and a music catalog they will be excited about! Here are the top mistakes to avoid with your Soundcloud profile."

7 Tips For Writing A Bitchin' Bio

**Guest post written by Ty Hager, a writer, songwriter, novelist, radio producer, and owner of Bargain Bandsites & Bios in Nashville.

 

"With all the spiffy technological advances, getting your music out there is easier than ever before...However, some things technology simply can't do: it can't un-suck a sucky song, and it can't un-crap a crappy bio. There are ways to make songs suck less, and to make bios less crappy...These are just a few things I've learned not only from writing bios (and press releases) for thirty years, but from reading countless articles on the subject. I'll share enough of the highlights with you to maybe un-crap yours a bit, or to help you start from scratch!"

Ways To Show You're Serious

**Guest post written by Rachel M., originally featured on Push Power Promo's Blog.

 

"Do you want to make a good impression on your fans and for other people in the music industry?...If so, there are plenty of ways to make this happen...Below are a few ways to boost your brand and show people that you're the real deal."