First launched on October 7, 2008, Spotify got its way to be the most popular streaming platform on the market. Undoubtedly, it has improved the way people enjoy music, and how artists promote their music.
The competition on Spotify is no joke, and musicians need to put a lot of effort to find their way to the top. Listeners are getting more demanding, and the industry is getting more saturated every year.
According to Spotify Over 20,000 songs are added everyday on the platform, so you need to find a way to shine like a diamond among them, and have yourself featured on top playlists. To do it, you need to sparkle some magic on your profile, and MusicPromoToday is here to explain how to do it.
Many beginning musicians struggle to find the best practice to create an outstanding profile that will make a professional first impression, and will make users listen to your music. Check out the 5 important steps to create an outstanding Spotify profile.
52% of users are listening to songs on Spotify from their smartphones, and if you ever opened the app on your phone you know that artworks are the most exposed visuals out there. That is why you need to put extra efforts in uploading eye catching covers and canvas for your singles!
Recently Spotify introduced feature of adding gifs and short videos to singles. They have the same resolution as Instagram Stories, and can be personalized by you! Learn here how to take the most from your Spotify canvas.
Make sure you also add a relevant banner to your Artist profile, that will look good both on phones and computers.
You should know that 25% of Spotify users are millennials, who needs to know everything about everything! That is why you better include a detailed bio in your profile – tell your story, explain who you are and what inspires you. Don’t forget to add all your social media channels, and your best pictures!
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Being featured on official Spotify playlists is the best way to reach new listeners and build a solid fanbase. An average user devotes time to 40 artists weekly, so there is plenty of room for you to find your niche.
You can get featured by submitting your songs on platforms like SubmitHub, reach out to magazines and influencers, and Spotify curators. If you don’t know where to find their contact, check out the free ebook “5 Secrets To Reach Over 25k Streams On Spotify” and get access to our contacts database!
Spotify operates in exactly 79 countries, and As recorded by June 2019, the number of monthly active users is around 232M which is a huge market of potential listeners. To reach out to them, you can use Concerts features!
To promote your concerts to fans on Spotify, you just need to add your show on one of Spotify’s ticketing partner sites: Ticketmaster, Songkick, Eventbrite, AXS, or eplus (in Japan only). It will then automatically display in Spotify, in the Concerts section of Browse and artist profiles.
Users can discover your gigs based on their location and music they like. If they have listened to your songs, or similar artists, your concert will be recommended to them.
Getting verified on Spotify is essential for artists since credibility on the digital streaming platforms is important in today’s streaming economy. Spotify’s Blue Badge unlocks additional features, profile control, and access to analytics.
Requesting Artist verification on Spotify has been recently simplified to a minimum! The only thing that needs to be done is to become a part of Spotify for Artists, and from there only claim your blue badge!
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