Here are a few helpful marketing tips for music producers on how to promote and how to sell beats on Instagram.
The advice in this article isn’t directly selling beats on Instagram, but tips to help you build a larger following to promote your beats and website too.
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How to Promote Beats on Instagram
1. Follow Popular Music Producers
Follow other music producers with huge followings to see what they are posting to understand how they got their following.
2. Repost Popular Content
If you see images on Instagram that is getting a lot of likes that your audience may like, repost it to share with your followers.
People love funny memes and music equipment.
Remember to give credit to the original poster.
3. Add Popular Hashtags to Your Posts
By adding hashtags to your post, your content will get grouped with other related images, which will help it to get discovered by new people and gain new followers and likes.
Search for people Instagram hashtags:
Tags you may want to use:
4. Post at Peak Times
To make sure you get the most possible views, try to post at the peak times of day for Instagram.
The best suggested times by Huffington Post is 2 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
5. Include Your Website Link in the Bio
Your site link should be in your bio along with a short description of what you do.
Advance marketers use their bio area for marketing text and a link to a landing page to capture an email address.
Example: Sign up for our email list and get 3 FREE beats. Visit http://website.com
6. Get Creative With Content
Here are six ideas for content to post.
Preview New Beats
Show Behind the Scenes
Show Off Your Music Equipment
Show Events You Attend
Have Fun & Be Creative
7. Offer Limited Time Promotions
Once a month run a promotion encouraging people to buy beats in the next 7 days to get beats at a discounted rate.
Many businesses time promotions with a holiday to get creative. Example: Halloween Sale, Christmas Sale, etc.
8. Use High-Quality Graphics
Always make sure you are using high-quality graphics to look professional. We offer pre-made graphic templates to use. Check them out.
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I hope you find these tips to be helpful. Do you have any advice on how to sell beats on Instagram? Please share in the comment section.