How to Sell Beats on SoundCloud (6 Marketing Tips)

Here are a few helpful marketing tips for music producers on how to promote and how to sell beats on SoundCloud.

How to Sell Beats on SoundCloud

Disclaimer:

The tips in this article aren’t directly selling beats on SoundCloud, but tips on promoting your beats to get people to come to your website and buy beats.

Should you sell beats on SoundCloud?

Yes! You should have a profile and some of your beats on the site. You should claim your music producer name on all social sites and use SoundCloud to promote your website.

If you do a search on SoundCloud for “Beats for Sale” you will find multiple music producers with thousands of followers. Those are potential customers.


How to Promote & Sell Beats on SoundCloud


1. Include Your Website & Social Profile Links

Promote your websites to get more traffic.

Website Link

2. Have Quality Artwork

Upload quality thumbnails for all your beats. Good thumbnails will help to get more plays.

soundcloud thumbnails

3. Tag Your Beats

There are sites online that make it easy to save MP3s from SoundCloud. So add audio tags to your beats to protect them from being stolen.

4. Include Direct Buy Links

Include direct links to buy a beat in the description of the beat you upload. Many music producers just include a link to their website, but make it easy for the listener to buy a beat by providing a direct link. You can link directly to single beats with the Music Maker WordPress theme.

When adding beats to SoundCloud add the buy link and link to the beat in the description.

Buy Link

Include a Link to Buy on SoudCloud

5. Add Hashtags to Your Beats

By adding hashtags to your beats, your tracks will get grouped with other related beats, which will help it to get discovered by new people and gain new followers and likes.

hashtags

6. Have High-Quality Graphics to Look Professional

Check out our design templates for SoundCloud.

Soundcloud-comp


Artists & Music Producers: How To Get 1 Million Plays on SoundCloud

Watch this video by Serious Beats for SoundCloud marketing tips.


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6 Comments

  1. Mario, did you investigate ways like Paypal, or maybe even setting up a website ? Look at the top of this page and you’ll see Mark has provided a link that goes to the page about ‘How to make a website’.

    The Serious Beats vid is good. I’d slept on that one. Thanks for putting it up.

  2. Thanks Mark for this post. I didn’t know how it’s important to add a lot of hashtag on my beats on soundcloud I was thinking something like “No body cares”, you just change my mind.
    Also, you probably know since about two month ago soundcloud delete the groups, is there an alternative ?

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