Last updated on August 19th, 2019 at 05:55 pm
Music has always been the source to enjoy and celebrate different occasions, and the digital industry has made the best mediums where everyone around could enjoy music from every corner of the world. There are several platforms through which people could get music at free of cost and can celebrate whatever the occasion it is.
In previous years, we had the traditional ways to listen to music, and now in the social networking society, we have lots of channels like SoundCloud, Spotify, and so on. These channels were designed to provide the music services to us, and they have served the best till now. Among all the music streaming websites, SoundCloud is one of the outstanding sites, which has a record of providing amazing services to its clients and users.
From free downloading of music to instant sharing of tracks, from uploading favorite genre to monetize from your beats, SoundCloud has been an ultimate platform. The channel not only gives you options to perform but provide you with the opportunities to sell your music all around.
Creating and uploading music on SoundCloud is important, but on the other hand, it is also important to focus on its promotional activities. Without promotion or advertising activities, it could not be possible to reach the goal you are expecting from your music.
In this competitive world, it is necessary to promote and advertise everything you share with your target audience; otherwise, how would they come to know about your content/music/posts/efforts.
If you are using SoundCloud only for fun and to listen to music, then it is not important to focus on promotional activities, but if you want to monetize from your tracks, then it is must to tight your back with all the efforts you can do to promote your music.
So, if you want to monetize from your music beats, then think what you can do to publicize your music in the industry. There are various strategies on which you can work better and could attain a maximum number of audience on your tracks. SoundCloud is flourished with tons of advanced and exclusive methods which makes it convenient for users to market their beats and sell their music all around.
You can make the best use of its features to make your content popular. Along with its description field to connecting the channel with other social networks; SoundCloud give you an option to add buy links and titles to your tracks. This option makes your music available to purchase in the sector.
You can easily add buy links to your music tracks and share them to promote your tracks. Buy links attract customers directly to your checkout page where they get an option to purchase your music without going to the view cart page.
Note: There are many popular singers who share buy link on their information page to drive audience attention directly on the music beats.
Musicians can promote their track easily by sharing buy links on a different social media platform like Twitter, Facebook, emails, etc.
While uploading tracks on SoundCloud, you should keep your focus on the tracks title too, as it sets the base of promoting your music. If you haven’t added a title to your music, then you should make sure to provide an attractive and engaging title to your tracks.
Here, the article will walk you through a simple setup of instructions to add buy links and title to your music tracks.
“The procedure is the same either you do it via its application or web version.”
Type http://soundcloud.com into the address bar and press “Enter” button.
If you are not already logged in to your SoundCloud account, you will be required to put your email address or profile URL and password correctly in the given tab. You need to press “Sign In” located below the page.
If you are new on SoundCloud, then it is important to create an account by clicking “Create account” located at the top right corner of the page. You cannot add your music to the site until you have a SoundCloud account.
Once you opened your SoundCloud profile, you need to click your name or picture along with the drop-down arrow located at the top-right of the page.
Once you clicked on “Picture or Name” a drop-down menu with a list of options will appear. You need to click on the “Profile” button located at the top of the menu.
From the profile option, you will be navigated on a new page where you will find several options like, Tracks, Albums, Playlists, and Reposts. Here you need to select the tracks icon to proceed.
Now, it is the time to make a change in your preferred tracks, click on the “More” options on the track.
Here, you need to tap the “More” icon located below your SoundCloud track; a pop-up menu will appear there you will find a list of options related to your track settings.
You will get the “Edit track” icon from the pop-up list which appears from the “More” options. Click on the “Edit track” option to continue the task.
Once you clicked on the “Edit track” option, a pop-up menu will appear with three different headings that are “Basic Info,” “Metadata,” “Permissions.” Here, you have to click on “Metadata” option which will present a pop-up page with a list of multiple options.
On this page, you will see “Buy-link” tab, “Album title,” and so many tabs.
Now, simply add the link of your track which you want to market directly to the audience and provide the title in the “Album title” tab.
Note: You can change the wording of the “Buy” button if you don’t want it to appear with the same. The feature is available for Pro and Pro Unlimited subscriptions. Moreover, you can only add a total of 22 characters to the link title.
The option is an excellent feature if you want to direct your listeners to a special link.
Once you are done with the entire procedure and added the right link and title to your track, then simply click on the “save changes” tab option located at the bottom-right of the page. Doing this, all the changes would get saved on your tracks.
SoundCloud is one of the world’s largest music streaming websites and prides itself on its open platform. Where several music websites keep layers of terms and conditions to access the site, SoundCloud brought a straightforward and transparent track for all the users around. The giant is just like YouTube, where everyone could upload their content without any restrictions and charges, which makes it the most adored network.
However, there are some basic rules which needs to be followed by everyone while accessing the site like not uploading the copyrighted content on the site, no attempt to steal others tracks, no spam and phishing and so on.