Strategies and technologies you could useRecording your musicHire a recording studio out for a period of time.Buy my own recording equipment and recording it in a home studio.Developing a brand identityFocusing on one style of music e.g indie, rock, pop. Dressing in a certain way to match the style of music. Having a unique selling point or a gimmick. Having a band logo.Identifying a target audienceMaking a profile on myspace music and seeing what group of people become ‘friends’ or like the band. Researching target audiences for bands with the same style of music. Promoting your music to the target audienceCreating pages on facebook, myspace and youtubing and posting the music on there.Putting tracks up for free download on the band website.Creating viral videos which promote the songs and posting them on youtube.Emailing mp3s out.Trying to get radio play.Distributing the music to retail outletsPutting it on iTunes/Amazon.Collecting revenue (payment)Playing live shows.Selling CDs .Online downloads.Finding additional ways to make money from your musicBand merchandise (T-shirts, posters.)Sponsors from companies.Promoting products.Appearing on TV programs.