How to increase sales?

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  1. Dj Taga

    Dj Taga New Member

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    Hi to all.! I have a lot of releases on beatport, is there any way of promotion which could increase sales?
     
  2. hyperd4eva

    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    hold someone hostage and demand they buy your music. someone famous maybe
     
  3. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    If you're after a quick way to make money you're in the wrong game and definately the wrong genre mate.

    All you can do is get your music heard by as many people as possible and hope that if people like your tune they will buy it.
    I would reccomend passing it out to local djs and people who ask for tracks for their radio shows. Do not however, spam the shit out of forums, peoples mailboxes etc... asking people to buy the track as this will more than likely put people off even listening to your track.
     
  4. Dj Taga

    Dj Taga New Member

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    OK man thanks.
    Can you tell me some dnb radios?
     
  5. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    I was on Krisisdnb.com for a couple of years, was a good experience! Not sure who's runnin' things these days though with online radio though
     
  6. neddez

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    also, i havent heard your stuff but i reckon it's probably a good idea to take most of your tracks off and just focus on a couple

    that way you're not dividing your time/energy and your inferior tracks wont make you look bad
     
  7. mr meh

    mr meh Well-Known Member

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    From what i gather, releasing tunes on sites like Beatport is a waste of time, especially if your pretty much unknown. And they take too much of the money and sales are tiny anyway.

    I've heard some pro producers talking about that 90% of their sales come from Facebook and Twitter so i would say the best thing to do is build up a nice little fanbase on those sites then set up an online store linked to Facebook/Twitter where people can buy your tunes, where the artist takes 100% of the money. Although you will have to pay a little for the online store tho.
     
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  8. gooders91

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    make good tunes
     
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  9. jimjimjim

    jimjimjim oldskool

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    you can buy adverts on facebook.
    or go to sites like reverbnation where they are more geared up for promotion.
    but you'll have to pay for the premium services.
    its all about getting your name known - why would people pay for something they never heard of.
    Maybe go to events more - get friendly with dj,s promoters. get involved in your local scene or whatever.
    Or just fork out a load of cash on adverts and spam the crap outa every one - basically whore yourself to the max.
     
  10. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    post on a forum saying you dont get many sales

    that usually gives people the impression your tracks are worth buying.
     
  11. DeeGun

    DeeGun Church of Krust

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  12. jimjimjim

    jimjimjim oldskool

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    LOL
    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to TeddyBizzle again.
     
  13. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Haha, pwnd
     
  14. kenyon

    kenyon @ The Crack Spot

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    make better music & get your knees dirty
     
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    encounter Well-Known Member

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    This is more jokes then the dub phizix tune give away. Seriously... "Can you tell me some dnb radios" you obviously don't care about dnb. Nothing comes from nothing :uberlaugh
     
  16. DeeGun

    DeeGun Church of Krust

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    Oh no, is this Mitchell Frederick again?
     
  17. flobbydobby

    flobbydobby bangin garden of dobbylon

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    lolz

    I was gonna put this. but then I figured 'downloads' and 'sales' are not necessarily the same thing.
     
  18. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    YES!!! I LOVE THESE THREADS WITH SO MUCH POTENTIAL FOR LOLS!