Guest Blog Posts For Musicians

A great way to get more people to read your blog is by doing guest posts on OTHER people’s blogs. People reading the other blog read your article, which will include one or two links to your own blog. If they like your article they will often click through to your blog, and if you engage them, you’ll have some new readers.

Not only do the links from the other blog bring you new readers, it also gives your blog those much sought-after incoming links, which help boost your blog in the search engine rankings, making ALL your posts more likely to be discovered by random people doing Google searches. [Read more…]

Setting Up A Musician’s Blog

Blogging can be a very valuable for musicians. It helps you engage with your existing fans… they get to know you better and their feelings about you become more personal, so they are more likely to support you, simply because they like you, or feel a bond with you.

This support includes buying your music and merch, coming to your shows, and talking about you, online and in real life.

Blogging can also bring in new fans from around the internet, through commenting on other blogs and doing guest posts. [Read more…]

Introducing Rendezvox

Welcome to Rendezvox, my new music blog.

Rendezvox will be about anything to do with the indie music scene… for the uninitiated, indie music is music created by artists who are not signed by the major record labels. They are independent.

In recent years the big record labels have been struggling more and more, as new alternative opportunities for music fans to obtain music have appeared. This has meant they have been even less likely than before to support developing artists, and stay with them for the long haul.

As a result it has become almost impossible for musicians to get a recording contract. Labels are only interested if they think an artist is extremely marketable… read young, pretty, can dance, and sounds vaguely saleable after generous helpings of autotune. Even when a genuinely talented artist does score a recording contract, they can suffer the fate of being dropped quickly, or having their albums stay on the shelves, not decently promoted. [Read more…]