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Social Media for Musicians: SoundCloud® by Simone Hiebner, Gary Hiebner

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1Getting Started with SoundCloud

THE WORLD OF SOCIAL MEDIA IS ADVANCING DAILY as more and more individuals realize the value of connections beyond the personal. Platforms that were once great for catching up with friends have now become business platforms for promotion, awareness, and brand-building. As a musician, these tools shape the way you communicate with your fans and the music industry. You no longer have to wait for that A&R representative to be at a gig; you can build up your own following and your own demand, and increase your value for a potential label deal. Then again, you could get enough momentum to go it alone and bypass the label idea altogether. Whichever route you take, SoundCloud is a must-have in your musical and brand arsenal. ...

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