How To Promote Your Music With ReverbNation


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We are very excited to have Reverbnation deliver this webinar, How To Use Reverbnation to Promote Your Music. Join Brian Thompson and Michael Brandvold from The Music Biz Weekly along with for a 60 minute webinar into the world of Reverbnation, followed by a 30 minute Q&A.

Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

How you can use Promote It to setup Facebook ads to get more fans.
How you can use Promote It to setup Facebook ads to promote your shows.
How you can setup a email list and gather names.
How to get the most out of your Profile.
How to use FanReach fan management.
How to use the Reverbnation Mobile App.
How to use the Reverb Press Kit.

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  • How To Promote Your Music With ReverbNation

    1. 1. Music Biz Weekly & Hypebot Presents: Twitter Hashtag: #mbwp How To Promote Your Music with ReverbNation by Nick Sehn, Product Manager, ReverbNation Ferol Vernon, Vice President of Product, ReverbNation Co-hosts: Michael Brandvold - @michaelsb Brian Thompson - @thornybleederMichael Brandvold @michaelsb and Brian Thompson @thornybleeder
    2. 2. How to Promote Your Music with ReverbNation Nick Sehn, Product ManagerFerol Vernon, Vice President of Product May 8, 2012
    3. 3. Presentation Roadmap• Who is ReverbNation• Three ways ReverbNation can help you• PROMOTE IT demo
    4. 4. What is ReverbNation? The best tools for musicians Such as... Email newsletters Facebook advertising Distribution to iTunes Mobile appsThe best music for everyone else Go see local bands Discover long-tail artists Major acts International music
    5. 5. ReverbNation can help you three ways: 1. Establish your brand 2. Engage your fan base 3. Promote your band Let’s start with getting a presence online.
    6. 6. ReverbNation Profile Page Over 20,000,000 music fans around the world visit ReverbNation every month. You need to be here.
    7. 7. Easy for you, engaging for your fans and free. Admin view with completeness bar showing you what you need to do to complete your profile Big buttons encourage fan engagement Social syncing buttons take the work out of being everywhere Your music easier than ever to stream or download — your choice
    8. 8. Extend your presence ontoFacebook with Band Profile Free, fan-facing apps.
    9. 9. Customize your Timeline to deliver what your fans want.• Provide easy entry points to your music, your shows, your videos and more• Sync’d with RN profile for auto updates• Integrated with your fan’s Timeline so that their actions are shared to their friends
    10. 10. What are the apps? And how do you choose? Your music Your mailing list Your shows Your songs Your store Your videos• Install one, two or six. The choice is yours.• One click takes fans to your music, merch, show schedule and more• Collect emails and rack up “likes”
    11. 11. Enhance your website or blog with free widgets.Collect emails, stream your music, list your shows.
    12. 12. What makes them special? Completely customizable — Resizable to fit on any blog, website, or social network Detailed stats and tracking — Track plays, impressions, demographics and more Viral — Fans and friends can spread your content across the web
    13. 13. Number one widget?The versatile new HTML 5 player.
    14. 14. How can ReverbNation help you? Second, engage your fans. Here’s how.
    15. 15. Get your ownmobile app… …and go everywhere with your fans
    16. 16. Easy, customizable, instant credibility. • Available for both iPhone and Android • Sync’d with RN profile for auto updates • Pushes your music and show schedule to fans
    17. 17. Get noticed, get gigs with a ReverbNation Press Kit (RPK) Designed from the feedback of 100s of venues, promoters,licensors and brands to deliver the data that leads to decisions.
    18. 18. Always available, automatically updated.• Professional, organized and affordable.• Content-rich including, music, videos, photos, bios and press• Apply to play gigs, festivals, showcases and more• Controls what promoters see and hear• Displays your fan stats to show how well you draw
    19. 19. Start a dialog with FanReach Your songs, your news, your shows.
    20. 20. Build your email list and own your fans. We make it easy for your fans to join your email list from anywhere…and for you to On your ReverNation Profile talk to them all from one place PLUS, FanReach is… On your website • Free for up to 500 subscribers On your • Stocked with dozens of templates Facebook Band Profile for shows, music, and more • Complete with stats that tell you On your smart phone or tablet via your who opened and clicked on your mobile control room. content
    21. 21. How can ReverbNation help you? Third, promote your band. Here’s how.
    22. 22. What is Promote It?• Advertising tool designed specifically for the music industry• Helps artists and venues run more successful Facebook Ad campaigns• Easy, affordable, and effective = +
    23. 23. Easy to set up, engaging and social.
    24. 24. Why run a PROMOTE IT campaign?• Connect with new fans around the world• Get more fans to listen to your music• Build buzz for your Facebook page and get more Likes• Generate awareness about your upcoming live shows
    25. 25. PROMOTE IT Demo
    26. 26. ReverbNation is with you throughEVERY stage of the band lifecycle 1. Establish your brand 2. Engage your fan base 3. Promote your band Questions?
    27. 27. Thanks! Get started with PROMOTE IT you have some cool ideas, contact me! Nick Sehn
    28. 28. Music Biz Weekly & Hypebot Presents: Twitter Hashtag: #mbwpVideo of this Presentation Is Available • • Only $5 for the entire webinar, on demand • Also available: • How to Use Facebook to Promote Your Music • How to Use Twitter to Promote Your Music • How to Use WordPress to Build Your Band’s Website • WordPress Plugins For Musicians • Direct to Fan hyperlinkMusic Marketing 101
    29. 29. Music Biz Weekly & Hypebot Presents: Twitter Hashtag: #mbwp Thank You! Michael Brandvold - Michael Brandvold Marketing Twitter - @michaelsb Email — Brian Thompson - Thorny Bleeder and The DIY Daily Twitter — Email — Hypebot - Music. Technology. The New Music Business Twitter - @hypebot