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

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6Adding Artwork and Tags to Your SoundCloud Audio

THE STORING, SOURCING, COLLATING, AND REFERENCING of information online is a system so complex that many of us don’t even compute the extent of this mammoth task. That is, until it affects us. And with SoundCloud, a very specific aspect of this does—the referencing of information.

Use Your Words (and Pictures)

Without information—be it your description, image, or tags—your track may as well have stayed on your machine in an unnamed file. Well, maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but adding the right information to your track could make a world of difference—the difference between someone actively finding you and someone stumbling onto your track by chance alone. All those bits of information act as clues ...

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