SoundCloud offers a plethora of tracks, demo tapes, live mixes, and mixtapes that you can find in a super-easy way on the network. The network gives liberty to its users to create and join groups that provide a common platform for content to be collected and shared. Other standard features of the music streaming website include the ability to create playlists depending on the genres, themes, and interest. From liking a music track to sharing different beats, from following others to reposting music to monetizing and download the tracks, SoundCloud gives fantabulous features to its users.
Every music lover or creator can compose, upload, share, and promote music on their music streaming website for free. The network has the super-easy feature, and free registration - around 40 million registered users, and 200 million listeners are there on the platform.
"Registered SoundCloud users have allowed listening to music unlimited, as well as the ability to download up to 100 songs from the site."
However, the biggest challenge you might face on SoundCloud is the ability to promote and connect your songs/tracks with the audience as it is the biggest platform with immense popularity. Though there are tons of opportunities, you can use to market your music, but without the right plan and trick, it will take you nowhere.
If you are wondering what the easiest and best way to get your SoundCloud tracks above all the competitors, then you should first focus on your profile. Yes, it is necessary to create exciting and enjoyable tracks, but with this, it is also essential to make them presentable through your profile.
Your SoundCloud profile should be filled with an attractive image, complete bio through which listener can easily know about you and the exciting hashtags. There are a lot more to add on SoundCloud profile, and if you also want to know how to edit your profile, read on the article.
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Type http://soundcloud.com in your preferred internet browser and press "Enter" button.
If you are not already logged into SoundCloud, you will be required to provide your email address or profile URL and password correctly in the given tab. Further, you need to press the "Sign In" button located at the bottom of the page.
"SoundCloud application does not allow to change profile and cover image- you can open the giant on the phone's browser or can open the website on the desktop to continue the task."
Once you open your SoundCloud profile, you need to click your name or picture located at the top right of the page. You will find your profile name and picture on a navigation bar in the upper right corner of the page beside which you will have a drop-down menu containing a list of options.
When you tap on the drop-down menu, a list of options will appear on the screen, there click on the "Profile" option which will take you to your profile page.
On your profile page, you need to drift over your profile picture, after which you will see a new button saying "Update image."
To edit the image profile image if your SoundCloud profile, click on "Update image" button on your profile picture, this will open a new dialogue box, and prompt you to select a new profile image from your computer.
Here, you need to select the new picture; you want to use. Find and click the image file in the dialogue box to select it.
Once you selected the new picture, you need to click "Open" in the dialogue box, this will upload your image, and open a preview of it in a new pop-up window.
After selecting a new profile image, hold down and drag the cursor- the part of the picture inside the preview circle will be your new profile picture.
Once you are done with the process of updating your profile image, click on the "Save Changes" button located at the bottom-right corner of the page, it would be the orange box. Doing this will save the changes you have made into your profile image.
Log in to your SoundCloud account by typing http://soundcloud.com into the address bar, in your preferred internet browser. After this, press the "Enter" button to continue the task.
Just in case, you haven't opened your SoundCloud account for so long; then it could be the probability that your account got logged out automatically. In this situation, you will be required to provide your email address or profile URL and password correctly in the given tab. You need to press "Sign In" located below the page.
"SoundCloud app does not allow to change or make any modification in the profile and cover image, so you have only one choice to log in your account through a web browser."
After logging into your account, you will see a home page with a list of tracks and multiple options. At the top of the page, beside the search bar, you will have a drop-down menu just next to your name and profile picture.
Click on the menu, doing so will show a list of options on your screen.
From the list that appears from the drop-down menu, select the "Profile" option located at the first number among other options. Doing this will direct to your profile page.
To make an edit in your cover photo of SoundCloud account, you have to click on the"Update Image" button located at the top right corner of the cover photo. This will open a new dialogue box, and allow you to select a new picture from your computer gallery.
Once you selected the update image, you will be prompted with the two different options. The first option would say "Replace image" and will allow you to choose a new picture from your computer gallery. Alternatively, the second option says "Delete the image," this will remove your cover picture.
Here, you have to select a new image for your cover picture, you need to click the picture you want to use in the dialogue box.
Once you selected the new cover picture, you need to click "Open" located at the lower right corner of the dialogue box; this will upload your cover image, and open a preview of it in a new pop-up window.
After choosing the cover photo, reposition your cover image here and change its size to on its details.
Once you selected your cover image, you need to tap "Save" icon located at the bottom right of the page; this would be an orange button located at the bottom right corner of the preview window. It will save the changes you have made in your cover photo and simply update the picture you have selected.
In your preferred internet browser, you need to type http://soundcloud.com and then press the "Enter" button.
Just in case you are not logged in already, then you would have to provide your credentials including your username/profile URL and the correct password in the given tab. Moving forward, press the "Sign In" button located below the page.
"SoundCloud application would not allow you to make any changes in the music tracks, therefore it is important to login SoundCloud account on a web browser."
Once you opened your SoundCloud profile, you need to go through a similar procedure you followed while changing your profile image and cover photo. You will find your profile name and picture on a navigation bar in the upper right corner of the page. You will get a drop-down menu which contains a list of multiple options.
When you tap on the drop-down menu, a list of options with a black background would be prompted on your screen. From the list, you will be required to select the "Profile" option which will navigate you to your profile page.
Once you opened your profile on SoundCloud, click on "Tracks" tab located at the top of your profile feed. It will open your entire uploaded tracks on SoundCloud.
Here you need to click on "… more" (kebab menu) located below the track. You need to find the track you want to edit and click this button at its bottom. A drop-down menu will appear. Alternatively, you can click the track to open its details and click "Update Image" on the track picture on the details page.
Once you clicked on "kebab menu" you will get a list of option, there you need to click on the "Edit track." Doing this will open the track details in an editing window.
Once you clicked on the edit track, it will navigate you on a new page. There you will find an option to "Upload image" on track picture in the editing window.
When you clicked upload image for your tracks' artwork, you need to upload the image file you want to use and click "Open" to upload it.
Now, after completing the entire procedure, re-position your track's image, and change its size to on its details.
Once you selected your track image, you need to tap "Save changes" icon located at the bottom right of the page; this is an orange button in the lower right corner of the preview window. It will save your new track picture and update your cover picture.
Open SoundCloud on your preferred web browser- you will be required to enter http://soundcloud.com into the address bar. Doing this, you will directly reach to the main page of the channel.
Just in case you are not logged in already then you will be in need to provide your email address or username associated with your account and password. After this, you have to click on the "Sign In" option to continue the task.
If you are using SoundCloud application then you will not be able to make any edits in your profile- you have to open the network in a web browser only.
On the main page, you will have a drop-down menu at the top of the page beside your name and profile picture, click on the menu to proceed new steps.
Once you click on the drop-down menu, you will be prompted with a list of option where you have to select the “Profile” option. Doing this, you will be directed to your profile page where you can make edits as per your needs. Click on “Edit” button represented with a pen icon located at the right corner of the page below the cover photo.
In this section, you need to look for the "Bio" option. There, you can provide a crisp and precise description of your genre and your profile.
After filling the bio section, you need to click on "Save Changes" button represented with an orange color located at the bottom right of the page. This will save the changes in your bio that you have made.
Apart from editing your profile, you can also edit your tracks if required. Yes, SoundCloud gives this opportunity to every creator and musician to make the instant changes in the tracks as per the listeners' reviews. Moreover, SoundCloud can be heaven for your music career as it is one of the best platforms to bring a boom in popularity and engagement.