Posts by frtyfve Team
Promote your music using new Twitter Voice Notes
“Sometimes 280 characters aren’t enough”. Twitter has launched a brand new feature on the social media platform - you are now able to post recorded voice notes up to 140 seconds long - once you reach the time limit for a Tweet, a new voice Tweet starts automatically to create a thread.
How to Target Social Media Ads to your Spotify Audience
When it comes to promoting new releases and great content, one of the most effective ways is through paid ads on Social Media. This can be a minefield at times, with it being very easy to spend a lot of money without knowing where it has ended up. Here at frtyfve, we are all about ensuring our artists are as informed as possible on promoting their releases digitally. This includes harnessing your listener data and applying that learning to your ads.
How Your Music Makes Money on YouTube
You’ve released your new single, it’s landed on YouTube and you are racking up some great views. Your music has started to be used on other people’s videos for their content - but how do we keep track of all of this, making sure you financially benefit from all those views?
How can Spotify’s rapid playlist growth affect you?
We all know that chill music has been a staple of Lockdown. Spotify Editorial playlist ‘Chill Vibes’ playlist saw its following grow by more than 7% over the past 2 months, whilst it’s monthly users spike fivefold. But what does this mean to you?
From the Venue to the Living Room
Reward your fans by performing live in their homes! All of us want to keep in touch with loved ones during isolation, which has seen an explosion in online call tools. One of the most downloaded apps of the year so far has been Houseparty. This weekend, it hit a massive 50m unique users. With 50m users - how can you make the most of this captive audience?
Deezer's Advice to Artists in Lockdown
This week, frtyfve has seen great support from Deezer, with Fia Moon’s latest release being added to Deezer Editorial Playlist ‘Brand New UK’. Vice President of Artist Marketing Nigel Harding was interviewed by Music Week this week, revealing how the DSP is adapting to the lockdown. We wanted to share all the key insights you should take from this informative interview!
Funding Update: More Emergency Relief Funds Announced
Independent performers, writers, producers and creators of all kinds are at particular risk of financial hardship right now. That's why we're sharing this list of all the funds that have been launched in aid of Independent Musicians during this difficult time.
Join household names in our global campaign!
In a time when being together in person isn’t possible, join a collective of singers, musicians, producers, songwriters and other creatives in a global movement to #keepon and help hundreds of thousands of people whose lives are being dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
'12 people control the playlists that have global impact': radio is not king anymore, but how much power do playlisters hold?
Times have changed and radio isn’t king. But has the streaming age changed anything in terms of power over impact? Mom + Pop Music co-president, Thaddeus Rudd has shared his concerns.