Social Media for Musicians: SoundCloud eBook, 1st Edition

  • Gary Hiebner
  • Simone Hiebner
  • ISBN-10: 1305266404  |  ISBN-13: 9781305266407
  • 80 Pages
  • © 2015 | Published
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These days, achieving success in the music business requires not only talent and persistence, but a healthy dose of social media savvy. Getting the word out and attracting fans has always played a crucial role in building a music career, and today, much of that audience-building process happens online. Your chances of success will grow as you master the social media platforms that offer benefits to musicians. One of today’s most popular and useful social-media outlets for new musicians seeking attention is Soundcloud. In SOCIAL MEDIA FOR MUSICIANS: SOUNDCLOUD, authors Gary and Simone Hiebner tell you everything you need to know to put Soundcloud to work for your music career. Soundcloud offers great playback utilities and allows fans to communicate with artists, building the all-important bond between performer and audience. Make the most of today’s social-media tools and put your music career on the fast track with SOCIAL MEDIA FOR MUSICIANS: SOUNDCLOUD.

Features and Benefits

  • Includes full instructions on creating a Soundcloud account.
  • Covers uploading audio files to Soundcloud.
  • Shows you how to network using Soundcloud groups.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Soundcloud.
2. Setting Up a Soundcloud account.
3. How to Upload Audio to Soundcloud.
4. How Soundcloud differs with its Waveform Display.
5. Using Soundcloud as a Sketchpad: From rough demos to finished mastered tracks.
6. Adding Artwork and Tags to your Soundcloud audio.
7. Creating Sets as Playlists for your Audio.
8. Downloads and Private Access
9. Joining Soundcloud Groups to Network.
10. Building Up time-tagged Comments.
11. How to use Soundcloud with other Software and Applications through integration with the API.
12. SoundCloud on the Go. how to use SoundCloud with your Mobile devices.
13. SoundCloud Pro & Pro Unlimited: The Benefits. Supersizing SoundCloud.
14. SoundCloud for Collaboration.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gary Hiebner

Gary Hiebner is a South African sound designer, music technologist, and Apple expert. Gary has been involved in the South African music industry for more than a decade, and in this time has also been involved in sound design and music production for many advertising agencies and media houses. Gary is a devoted Logic, Ableton, and Melodyne user, but also dabbles in esoteric sound design tools such as Max/MSP and CSound. Gary is an author/contributor at macProVideo where he provides reviews, and tips & tricks for most of the Apple-related audio software such as Ableton, Logic, and Melodyne.

Simone Hiebner

Simone Hiebner comes from a media production, video editing, and advertising background, having obtained an honors degree in Cultural & Media Studies. Now working in the advancing world of social media, Simone enjoys discovering the tools and platforms that offer individuals, creatives, and businesses opportunities to market, brand, and promote themselves online.