What are some good ways to start selling music?

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Hi everyone,

I'm looking for a way to start selling my friends music, specifically beats, hes a producer and hes tasked me with the job of selling them. im going to be coupling the beats with promotion on major facebook pages and tumblr pages, my way of doing it is to just contact rappers directly and sell them, but im looking for a more efficient way...

any ideas?
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  • Profile picture of the author startingtrends
    Have you considered perhaps launching a crowdfunding campaign to help your friend advance their music career and get the word out that way? You could raise money for studio time, funding tours etc and give away cool perks like autographed t-shirts, albums etc to help increase branding and exposure for their music.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    You should visit mixtape sites online and upload your music on there (like datpiff .com). A great city to get "connects" is Atlanta. Definitely a great city where "it's not what you know, but WHO you know" applies - especially in the music industry. I'm sure you watch "Love & Hiphop Atlanta". Do you see how these people get noticed?
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    • Profile picture of the author savidge4
      I would side track the obvious and go where the eyeballs are. I would be looking to contact YouTube Channel Authors. Exchange the use of a track for written credit.
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    You Can Find Some Customers on upwork! I've hired voice over guys before and paid $50.00 per hour for there time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tom Addams
    Originally Posted by cjsparacino123 View Post

    Hi everyone,

    I'm looking for a way to start selling my friends music, specifically beats, hes a producer and hes tasked me with the job of selling them. im going to be coupling the beats with promotion on major facebook pages and tumblr pages, my way of doing it is to just contact rappers directly and sell them, but im looking for a more efficient way...

    any ideas?
    The above is in bold for good reason. You need to streamline every aspect of your operations and it starts in a very fundamental way:

    1. Business Plan
    2. Marketing Plan
    3. Development Plan

    The above 1 to 3 cover a great many areas. Once complete, you should be ready to develop your website, and with your foundation in place, begin to implement your marketing strategy.

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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    Originally Posted by cjsparacino123 View Post

    Hi everyone,

    I'm looking for a way to start selling my friends music, specifically beats, hes a producer and hes tasked me with the job of selling them. im going to be coupling the beats with promotion on major facebook pages and tumblr pages, my way of doing it is to just contact rappers directly and sell them, but im looking for a more efficient way...

    any ideas?
    Defiinitely you should look into developing a FB Fan Page. Its relatively easy to start and you can gain a Following thru Paid Advertising.

    You would be surprised how it can grow fairly rapidly. That is if the music is quality


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  • Profile picture of the author jahmeld
    You could setup a facebook fan page and title it music lovers only for example and create a like campaign leveraging celebrities in your genre of music. After receiving a sufficient amount of likes you can start promoting your beats to that demographic. I would do a like precise interest campaign targeting DJ's and rappers. I would leverage a celebrity like Jayz and in my like ad I would say if you like JAYz like we do like our page. Everyone that will like your page will only be djs and rappers. After you receive your likes you can start doing promoted post to your fans.
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