If you are an artist and want to get noticed, follow these steps. In today’s cluttered digital space, it’s imperative for an artist to pump images, videos, and text out in a kaleidoscope of ways that tap into the zeitgeist of their target market. When you develop content that aligns with your personal brand, your fan base will grow. The more fans you have, the more social clout you have when presenters consider booking you and the more leverage you have when negotiating fees (i.e. make more money by building brand dimension). … Read more
DISCLOSURE: This piece is tailored for breakout classical musicians earning over $100,000/year through their art, but the principles can be applied to most artists at different career levels. Traditional press coverage has become rare, highly prized, and very expensive. To cut through the extraneous information sent to journalists, artists need to hire PR experts to land them coverage. However, even then, it doesn’t guarantee press placement.
As most arts people know, promoting a new event or program can be very difficult when you don’t have any existing photos, video footage, or even past text on which to rely. All of this must be generated from scratch to launch an effective marketing campaign. You can’t recycle anything from the past because it’s a first-time, brand new event. How do you create something from nothing on a very limited budget? The tips below are for small arts organizations or larger ones wishing to cut back on costs. When promoting a … Read more