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Ride Indie Music Bus

Ride the Indie Music Bus NOTE: There are major changes coming to Indie Music Bus and this document will be updated- Subscribe to our Newsletter to stay in the loop! There are five requirements to ride Indie Music Bus to receive long-term promotion and exclusive features: Be an independent musician or band Have music available to stream online Follow Indie Music Bus on Twitter Subscription to our artist Newsletter Our belief in you Hello, I am Walter Hargrave and I proudly drive and maintain the [...]

Receive Music Submissions for Radio, Blog, Podcast

Your about to find out how to Receive Music Submissions Introduction Hello, my name is Walter and I am the founder and developer here at Indie Music Bus™. Indie Music Bus has a small team of super fans that work with independent music creators and supporters for free. Are main goal is to help everyone in the music industry who really cares about the artist more than themselves. The Offer Today, I am looking to expand a couple of our free to use directories. The directories [...]

Indie Music Force: Music Requests, Charts, Fun for Fans

Music Requests This is a rough draft and subject to change some. These features are exclusively available to those on our promotion roster. Also read about Indie Music Force Central Behind the scenes I have been working on the concepts and features for a new Twitter Bot called Indie Music Force. You can send commands to the Indie Music Force Bot because it is a listening software. It’s main purpose for now is Music Requests, so it only has a single command, which I will list later. The command [...]

By |2018-05-12T05:17:24-04:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Official, Opportunities, Promotion, Social Media Network|

Independent Musical Artist Stories

Introduction Over the years, many of you, thousands, have submitted your musical artist stories, including from our Indie Music Monday platform, along with your bio's and music. The other day I was thinking, man, many of these stories are really good! Then I got to thinking that it might be a good idea to share some of them with our readers. So, I have written some code to extract them all from the submissions so that I may go over them and pick out a [...]

By |2018-05-08T08:59:37-04:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Official, Opportunities, Stories|Tags: , , , |

Submit Music Links and Your Story

Submit Music This is the place to submit music to us for long term promotion and/or other opportunities. Interested, read on! Opportunities For Free Promotion There are five(5) requirements for our free promotion: Follow @IndieMusicBus on Twitter No Major Label Have Streamable Music Subscribe to our artist newsletter Our Belief in you! We are offering the opportunity for free social media promotions via our Twitter engine. The promotion will be of your music track title, links and sometimes your website. The other is for a week [...]

We are using our @Minds instead of Facebook

Indie Music Bus on Minds Hello again music brethren! Today we want to introduce to you a social media networking site that we hope will continue to grow. Minds has been on our radar for about a year or so and believe it's time to spend more time there instead of Facebook and here's some reasons! You can boost your content or trade with others on the site with a digital currency called "Tokens" that you earn from your activity on the site. Get in [...]

By |2018-04-26T11:52:57-04:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities, Social Media Network|

Participate: Sticky Tweet Contests & Promotions

Sticky Tweet Contests Hello! Some of you may have noticed or even participated in our last contest on Twitter. Our first Sticky Tweet (pinned tweet) Promotion Contest was for two bands or solo musicians to win interviews. It went so well we have decided to do them more often. In order for you to know about these contests, you should visit our Twitter account often to see our pinned tweet. Sticky Tweet Promotion The main idea is to build a community around these contests and [...]

Online Only Musician Community Building

Online Only Musicians Walter Hargrave We conducted a poll on Twitter and found that many of you are online only musicians. Building an online fan-base can also be a struggle. In-light of this information we decided to help. It will take some time for us all to work out the details. Let's do that together, let's define how this will work. This article will grow as things are worked out. Community Building Since all your fans will also be online, we will work [...]

By |2018-05-21T14:49:45-04:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Online Chat, Opportunities, Promotion|Tags: , , |

Your Music in Our Free Services Promotion Video

Your Music - Our Video We have found our winner Jayber.C The plan is to have a 30 second video made that will contain the information below. We will not be using the video for commercial use. It will be our Official Free Services Promotion video for life! In other words, it will be used on our website and in some social media posts that promote our free services only. The Video The video will contain the information below with graphics of some kind. There will [...]

By |2017-08-24T15:04:55-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Contests, Opportunities, Submit Music|

Five Benefits From Listing Radio Stations With Us

Listing Radio Stations Back Story Before we get into the topic of listing radio stations, a bit of a story! It all started way back in the year 2000. I was just getting into the independent music scene.  Jody Fadley (RIP) had started a new band called JSR and I wanted to help promote them if I could. MP3.com was all the buzz then. One thing lead to another and I learned about internet radio stations. This excited me greatly, so I began searching for [...]