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5 Ways To Repurpose Old Content Into Killer TBTs

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Many people see Throwback Thursdays, or as they’re known on social media, #TBT, as just another hashtag, but in reality, they can be a fantastic way to put more content out into the world which has probably been sitting unused or forgotten for a long time. In fact, if you decide to take part in the #TBT discussion on most weeks, you’ll find your worries about posting enough pictures and videos will be lessened.

But, what exactly should you share on Thursdays? The options are truly limitless, and you are held back by nothing more than your creativity. If you still need some help thinking of ideas, here are a few options that can work many times over.

Some Quick Tips for Writing a Professional Music Résumé

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This article originally appeared on Soundfly.

 

Are you a talented musician but struggling to find your dream job — whether as a teacher/tutor, working in a recording studio, or at a sync music firm? There’s a very good chance that your résumé is the problem. Sometimes creative and talented people have difficulty presenting their skills in a marketable, professional way on their résumé.

Does Weed Help You Make Better Music?

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You’ve heard the theory: “Smoking weed helps you make better music." But is there any validity to that? Is it just a theory, or can we call it a fact? Read on.

3 Ways to Get People to Pre-Save Your Music on Spotify (And Why)

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You already know that Spotify is one of the best ways to get fans and the industry paying attention, but are you using the platform to its fullest? Are you really taking advantage of all it has to offer and using it not only to garner streams but to connect to fans?

While there are a lot of ways to use the platform effectively, including of course, seeking out both official and unofficial Spotify Playlist placements, there’s another way that serves your fans, your music, and your larger goals of growing into a widely recognized artist: Spotify pre-saves.

How to Define and Find Your Ideal Fan as a Musician

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We can discuss how to build your income streams, or how to get more followers on Instagram, or even how to choose the right brand colors for your website, but none of that matters if you’re not clear on why you’re doing any of it in the first place.