6 Websites to Promote Music Online

Promote Music Online

If you’re not signed to a big label and don’t have your CD in music stores across the world, check out these 6 websites to promote music online.

Below are websites to upload, sell, and promote your music. Some of these sites offer some great services that can really expand your fan base. Take a look.

Websites to Promote Music Online

SoundCloud

SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Recording and uploading sounds to SoundCloud lets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks.

SoundCloud

YouTube

YouTube is the most popular website on earth. Use it to promote your music with music videos, song previews, and more.

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CD Baby

CD Baby is good because you can upload your music, and cd cover, then your album is ready to sell. They automatically put your music on Apple iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster, eMusic and many more for you.

Plus for the fans who want a physical copy of your CD, CD Baby will send out the CD for you. It’s a $35 setup fee, and they charge a percentage of each sale.

cdbaby

Tune Core

TuneCore has arrangements with leading digital music retailers that let us place your music in their online stores and subscription services. You get 100% of the money that your music earns from digital distribution.

tunecore

SoundClick

SoundClick is a music-based social community. Songs can be streamed, downloaded in MP3 format, sold through the store, or licensed to others. SoundClick compiles daily charts for various genres, based on undisclosed factors.

soundclick

RocBattle

Great site to sell beats online and enter beat battles. They offer both a free and paid membership.

Rocbattle

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10 Comments

  1. Thanks a lot for the mention! I’m an intern at tunecore and as always I am honored when we make these shortlists. It’s incredible now how many routes artists have to reach their fans, promote their music, and sell their merchandise – blogs are replacing magazines, digital stores are replacing physical, and now ARTISTS are replacing the traditional labels they used to need in order to succeed (power to the people, woo!)

    Keep up the good work, I’d happily answer any questions about our service (jake@tunecore.com)

    Best,
    Jake

  2. To: Dc global llc :

    I agree with you. People don’t seem to see the potential of selling your own music. I see all type of rappers on myspace that I love their music, and I would buy their music in a second. Buy they don’t make it available to buy. And that sucks.

  3. Great post. this is so important for new artist and very few actually go and do it. People do not realize that you can actually become very wealthy without ever having a record deal if you know how to promote your music. Step one is make it available everywhere. Step two get it in front of as many people as possible and let them know where to go get it.

  4. You can also http://www.dittomusic.com who cover around 700 stores.
    We have so far managed to get 7 unsigned artists into the UK charts and are responsible for helping KOOPA become the first unsigned artist in history to get into the UK top 40.

    We have a 4 week turnaround and give you free barcodes, ISRC codes and YOU specify your release date.
    Our £25 package covers over 50 sites including all worldwide iTunes sites, Amazon, Amazon UK, Play.com and some great new ones like Youtube digital, we7, lala, mobile networks like Shazam.

    I believe we are one of the only distributors to have a telephone number which is uself for helping our clients.

    Some other great features of Ditto is doing your Catco so that you are fully chart eligible and putting you on pre release.
    This means that while you are waiting the 4 weeks to go live on iTunes fans can still order your music off around 12 sites!!!

    If anyone has enquiries please let me know, i would be happy to answer them.

    Oh and we also have our own national TV show ;)

    Lee

    lee@dittomusic.com
    http://www.dittomusic.com
    http://www.myspace.com/dittomusic
    http://www.youtube.com/dittomusic