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Ten Easy News Items To Post If You’re An Artist


Artists are regularly told it’s essential to keep in constant contact with fans. Yet artists can discover that thinking of something new and different to write every day is a struggle. Here are 10 quick and easy ideas to post as Status updates on Facebook or Twitter.

1. A photo from the studio / tour / band practice / backstage
2. Anniversary of an event, i.e. “One year ago today we released…..” or “One year ago today we began our tour of……”
3. Comment on a post or email posted by a fan
4. Highlight an item of merchandise in the artist store. Can be an existing one or a new item.
5. Ask a question or poll. “Which of our tracks would you play on a Friday night before you go out”
6. Quote a lyric from one of your songs
7. Post a link to a fan site or blog that has mentioned you
8. Post a remix or bootleg / mashup / mixcloud featuring your track
9. Post a YouTube video – live recording, interview, TV appearance, promo video etc
10. Post a link to another artist covering one of your songs or to an artist you like.

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Neil Cartwright founded Million Media in 2006 with the aim to help people understand digital marketing and use it to their advantage. The vision hasn't changed but the technology has.

One comment on “Ten Easy News Items To Post If You’re An Artist

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This entry was posted on February 29, 2012 by in artists, blogs, marketing and tagged , , , , , , , .
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