Using YouTube to Help You Break into the Music Industry

Many entertainers have turned to online promotion techniques to start garnering a name for themselves due to the growth and development of the internet. Think of celebs like Justin Bieber, he got his start from YouTube.  If you’re a fan of the show Glee, in later years many of the cast members were discovered on YouTube.  This is very important from a business and marketing perception, because this places the entire world at your fingertips. Adopting the proper techniques one can easily start getting a buzz for their music without having to invest large amount of money.

One of the credible ways of doing this is by uploading music on YouTube. The main reason is because YouTube is owned by Google, which means reliability is not an problem, and it is rated as the second largest search engine globally. Right after Google. This makes YouTube pretty much globally accepted video platform on mobile devices. Even Apple which has strangled pretty much all choice out of their merchandise allows users to view YouTube without necessarily downloading an app.  If you want a music career then you need to be using YouTube to help you break into the music industry.

Make some money with your music

The monetization feature is another key feature of YouTube over other music hosts. This means that revenue generated by Google AdWords because of your content will make you a portion of that money. You must own the copyrights to tracks you monetize, so you must either produce your own beats, or buy commercial rights to the beats you are planning to use on your project.

Brand yourself

Branding your YouTube link in the video is very important. The last thing you need to do is creating a video or animation and have it direct people back to your space. So the only way that people will know about your space is by telling them about it. Make it easy for them. Put your YouTube link at the bottom of your video or animation, and also a little description of your music. When you put it in your description area, the link becomes clickable. So your viewers won’t have to type in your link in their address bar. No matter your method of getting your music noticed, you will need to brand your YouTube link in your music.

Build Subscribers

Encourage people to subscribe to your channel so that you can get more views to your music. The more views you get, the higher the chances are that people will notice your music, and the higher the chances are that your viewers will develop a taste for your music. This will definitely earn you fame in the music industry.

There are different ways that you can get people to subscribe to your YouTube channel. Some people will subscribe just because they like your music. Some will subscribe because you put up some “annotations”. Some will subscribe because you drove them there. And some will subscribe because it was suggested to them.

No matter how they subscribe, you will want them to subscribe. Soon you will see that as soon as you put a new video up, tons of your subscribers will come to your video and view it. This will make it popular, and will encourage new people to click on it and see what kind of information that it contains.

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