7 Instagram Marketing Tips For Music Producers

Here are a few helpful Instagram 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.

7 Instagram Marketing Tips For Music Producers & Musicians

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Instagram Marketing for Producers & Musicians

Follow other producers with huge followings to see what they are posting to understand how they got their following.

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.

funny meme
How Producers Look

People love funny memes and music equipment.

Install “Repost for Instagram” app to make this easy for you: iPhone / Android

Remember to give credit to the original poster.

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.

Tags you may want to use:

  • #beats
  • #artist
  • #beatsforsale
  • #rapp
  • #hiphop
  • #songs
  • #trap

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.

Best Times to Post on Instagram

Your site link should be in your bio, along with a short description of what you do.

Advance marketers use their bio area for Instagram 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.

6. Get Creative With Content

Here are six ideas for content to post.

Preview New Beats

Preview New Beats
Preview New Beats

Create Behind-the-Scenes Videos

Create Behind the Scenes Videos
Create Behind-the-Scenes Videos

Show Off Your Music Equipment

Show Off Your Music Equipment
Show Off Your Music Equipment

Show Events You Attend

Show Events You Attend
Show Events You Attend

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.

Beat Promotions
Example Ad

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.

Social Marketing Graphics
Graphic Templates for Social Media
Social Marketing Graphics

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I have more articles on how to sell beats.

I hope you find these tips to be helpful.

Do you have any Instagram marketing tips?

Please share in the comment section.

Mark V.

Written By Mark V.

Mark Valenzuela is a professional blogger, entrepreneur, and educator with more than 15 years of experience in music production. In 2008, Mark founded Hip Hop Makers, a top resource for aspiring music producers and beatmakers. He specializes in content on music production, software, gear, and free music resources. Committed to empowering creators of all levels, Mark continues to inspire and help music creators pursue their dreams.

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