How to get more Spotify Plays & Followers
Spotify is one of the most growing music platform now. Musicians loves Spotify because of its awesome streaming services including mobile apps, and also its royalty program. On Spotify , musician get payment for each streaming they received. So, its become very important to them , to get more plays to earn more money from Spotify.
Now come to the point, how can an artists get more pays & followers on his/her Spotify music? So, the ultimate goal is to make more audience and convert them to become your followers. There is several way to make followers and plays from your audience. This is the marketing step for your music. Here we discuss some ways to gain followers and make more plays on your Spotify.
- Make an attractive website:
A website is your home on internet. So, this is your duty to make your home more attractive. You may join on many platform, but your fans/followers should know your website address and they can find you on your website anytime. An attractive website can create an excellent impression of your and your music. So, be very choosy when you setting up your website. So that it can represent you properly. You should embed your social media and music network ( facebook, twitter, soundcloud, reverbnaiton, mixcloud ,Spotify and all others) with your website. Anyone can become your fan on any platform from your website. It also help you to grow up your follower base. Do not forget to make a blog section on your website. And try to post blog on regular basis.
- Create social media profile and maintain them properly:
Now social media is the easiest way to get touched with your audience. So, you should create your profile with all information, attractive creative and maintain them properly. The most common fact it that, all artists create social media profiles but most of them do not maintain them. This is not a hard task to maintain them. Post some words or images regularly. But, be careful on posting too ! Post some interesting images or creative, so that your follower base will not be bored .
- Be engage with your fans / followers:
This is one of the most asked question, how can I be engaged with my fans/followers? Its an easy task, consider them as your friend and talk to them. Give some time to them, trust me, you will not be looser.
Try to understand your fans, their demand and what they love to listen. This will help you to gain more loyal fans.
- Ask them to share your music , BUT not directly:
Ask you fans to share your music , but do it carefully. Because people do not love to hear command, they love to hear request or invitation. “ love this track ? Invite your friends to hear it “ write this or something like this so that they will be interested to share your music on their profile.
- Ask suggestion/ feedback from your fans / followers:
People love when you are listen from them. Ask them for a suggestion or feedback from them. And please do not forget to say “ Thanks “ to them , for whatever they say.
- Share your personal experience:
Sometimes share your personal experience with your fans. They love to hear it. They believe you considered them as your friends and share your personal experience. If you are not willing to share your personal things, you can easily share your experience of any concert, recording or your recent tour. Fans just love to hear it from you.
- Do regular release (even a small tune may be!):
Stay connected with your fans . Do regular release, I know, its not easy to do regularly. But, you can share anything regarding your music. You can even share a tune or two lines of your next song. Its works like magic!
- Ask them to subscribe on your mail list:
Email is the most powerful marketing strategy even now ! Ask your fans to subscribe on your mail list to get regular update from you. And sent them mail when you release any track. Maintain a blog section on your website and sent mail when you post anything on blog.
- Play some GAME! ( it could be a puzzle or anything to guess ) :
This part is important ! Do not ignore it. Yes, I found its very effective on your branding too! You can play any game or puzzle with your fans. This could be like : “ Let guess who will win Euro 2016 ? “ or something like this.
- Make some investment on your promotion / marketing :
The last thing is, make some investment on your marketing and promotion. Yes, its important. Because, you need to grow up faster. So, you need more fans and followers. But, when you have no followers on any social media, new audience will not be interested. So, you need to make some initial invest on followers promotion to grow up your profile. Also , when you release any new track, you need to boost it to your followers and audience so that you will get more exposure from your music.
You can divide your invest on two major platforms . You can do some of your investment on social media profile promotion / post promotion and some on your major music platform promotion. For Spotify you can boost your Spotify profile and Spotify tracks to get more exposure from Spotify music. This is how you can get more Spotify plays and followers to grow up your Spotify music.