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

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8Download and Private Access

WITH SOUNDCLOUD, YOU HAVE A CHOICE ABOUT WHO CAN ACCESS YOUR SONGS, and you can also give download privileges for your tracks. They are very useful features, especially for collaborations or while you’re still tweaking, adding to, and experimenting with a track. Let’s take a look at how you can use these choices in your music marketing and music collaborating endeavors.

Public versus Private

You have two big choices to decide on when you upload your tracks. They can either be public (anyone can listen to them) or private (where you can grant users access to your private tracks).

Public tracks are great if you want to get your songs out into the world and to as many ears as possible. Private tracks are key when your ...

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