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How to Work Backwards to Achieve Your Music Goals for 2019

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Now that 2019 is officially underway, odds are you’re either in full-fledged action mode, tackling those goals one by one and just totally on fire or you’re feeling a little overwhelmed, a little unsure, and completely clueless as to how to actually begin work on these goals you’ve set for yourself.

Thankfully, at Sonicbids, goal setting is kind of our thing. We help you plan for festival spots, licensing and networking opportunities, all while giving you a place to house that EPK — and to keep on adding to it as your professional resume grows.

Opportunities are all around you, and we like to think we can alleviate some of the stress when it comes to things like searching for that new bass player or partnering with a booking agent to make your summer 2019 touring goal a reality.

So grab your pencil and paper and get ready to tackle those goals!

9 Online and In-Person Music Promotion Strategies That Win Every Time

Image via pexels.comThink about your favorite band. What is it about them that makes you go to every show, buy all their merch, and follow their every move? Sure, their music connects with you — that’s the first step, after all. But if you think beyond the basics, odds are they have some kind of promotional strategy that keeps you engaged both in person and online. If they’re doing it well and being genuine about it, you probably don’t realize it’s promotion at all.

We’ve rounded up the strategies of major-label artists and emerging indies that are making their mark with unique, highly customized tactics that are ripe with inspiration. Here are nine ways to make them work for you, too.

5 Tips for Growing Your Music Career in the New Year

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Every year, I revel in the chance to break out a brand-new notebook, pick up my favorite pen, and start planning for all the wonderful, exciting, career-changing things I’m going to do in the new year. Yes, I am totally one of those people that finds inspiration in the whole “anything can happen next year” thing.

Why not? Why can’t 2019 be the year that you build a stronger bond with fans, make connections that can help guide your career, and put forth a momentum and path that will one day shape your legacy?

I believe in the power of change and the inventiveness that a new year brings. But, sometimes, you need a little kick start. Give these five tips a try to get ready to rock 2019.

7 Music Marketing Strategies to Try In 2019

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With the end of 2018 looming and 2019 on the horizon, it’s time for reflection.

If you felt like your fan connection or marketing strategies were just a little bit weak in 2018 and you want to up your game, check out these seven tips for getting your music to new audiences, all while captivating the hearts of current fans.

5 Holiday Ideas for Thanking Fans This Year

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Your fans deserve a little something for sticking by your side and being your number-one supporters all this time, don’t they? With the holidays fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to show them what they mean to you through a little holiday-lined cheer and creativity.

Check out our top five ideas for wowing fans this holiday season and giving them a little something to look forward to in their digital (and physical) stockings.