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Indie Music Force – Street and Web Teams Central

Indie Music Force™ - Street and Web Teams Central Indie Music Force are Music Fans and Supporters a Virtual and Real Street Team – Ride Indie Music Bus™ Many years ago, on our first website called ClubKnowledge we had a virtual street team application that grew popular. Inspiration came from a service offered by mp3.com, “Promoter” platform. When mp3.com closed, our platform soon went with it. Today, the internet offers the road to travel on for both artists and music fans. We already offer many [...]

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 | 2017-08-15T11:13:33+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Online Chat, Opportunities, Promotion|

Ride Indie Music Bus

Ride the Indie Music Bus There are four 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 Our belief in you Hello, I am Walter Hargrave and I proudly drive and maintain the Indie Music Bus!   What Indie Music Bus Is A brand name and acronym “IMB” A metaphor for a vehicle to support independent music A software that is the engine [...]

By | 2017-08-31T09:30:52+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Categories: Exclusive Features, Official, Opportunities, Promotion|Tags: , |

Pinned Tweet: Pinup Artist Promotion

Pinup Artist Promotion Jon Magnusson @jonmagnussonof is our first Pinup Artist for a week! Follow the instructions below to have your chance! Participate by liking the currently pinned tweet and then express an opinion, some great advice, useful feedback or whatever you feel appropriate in support of the artist/band in a comment on the Tweet itself. Participation is how you get your chance to be the next pinup artist! Let's build a community of support and caring in this industry.   NOTE: We will be [...]

By | 2017-09-18T07:55:29+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Categories: Contests, Opportunities, Promotion|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Daily #IndieGrowth Hour – Independent Music

Daily #IndieGrowth Hour What is #IndieGrowth you ask and why daily? It is something new that we will be testing out on Twitter. An hour long daily Twitter discussion or cross promotion event. The reason for a daily event is to give more people the chance to participate. Let's face it, not many will be there everyday if any. Topics could be: New music releases Discussion about new trends or services in the industry Ideas for social media and email marketing Here is how we think [...]

Submit Music Links and Your Story

Submit Music Links At the end of this article you will find a form to submit music links for a few of the streaming services you might want us to use for our visit.  If we decide to add your music to our sharing engine, you'll receive mentions via @IndieFans with the song titles and links. Opportunities For Free Promotion It's been awhile since we have accepted music submissions directly but feel it's time to offer it again. So starting now, we are opening up [...]

Public Music Submissions Directory

Public Music Submissions Directory Wouldn't it be cool if when you submitted your music listing? others could see it too? Well soon that will be possible right here at Indie Music Bus™.  A new idea we are developing, submit music to us and have the offer to also list it publicly on a directory for others to review. The Public Music Submissions Directory will be free to use if you wish. There will also be sharing features in place at the page and artist listing [...]

By | 2017-06-30T13:25:44+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Official Directory, Opportunities, Promotion|

Gain New Fans with Custom Wristbands Affordably

Wristband Self Promotion Idea: Use wristbands to help new fans remember your band name and website or email address! For a while now we were offering up a tip on Twitter that you could purchase a rubber hand stamp that had your bands name or website address. and ask to use it at the door at gigs. It's a great idea but they were often hard to read. The other day a thought came to mind about the last time we went to a venue [...]

By | 2017-06-28T07:31:01+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: Promotion, Tips|