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  • Step-To-Step Guide: How To Use BEAT100

    Posted 19th Jul 2013 @ 3:21 pm by BEAT100 in Music Tips

    Step-To-Step Guide: How To Use BEAT100
    1) REGISTER & UPLOAD  One of the great things about BEAT100 is that it's free to sign up and use! So many music based websites now require a start-up fee, like StarNow and Music Jobs, so this is a mega good start! You can use Facebook or Twitter to sign up (or manually), which makes life a lot easier as it takes all your info straight from there! For musicians: You can upload by going to 'Uploads Manager' and clicking either 'cover' or 'original' video, then decide if you want it in the BEAT100 World Music Chart or not (yes, you totally w...
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  • 5 Crazy Essentials You Need At A Music Festival

    Posted 18th Jul 2013 @ 3:06 pm by BEAT100 in Music Tips

    5 Crazy Essentials You Need At A Music Festival
    It’s SUMMMMERRRR! That means everyone will be flooding to music festivals all over the world (including V Festival in Hylands Park, Chelmo, if you’re like meeeee!).  I can’t help thinking about a few crazy (but very useful) items that people always seem to forget to bring. I want to make your life easier (because I’m nice), so here are five things you NEED to bring, or forever be doomed. 1. Dry Shampoo and Wipes GIRLS! This is mainly for you, my babes. I personally don’t get toooo bothered about...
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  • 5 Tips To Get Booked For Music Gigs

    Posted 18th Jul 2013 @ 2:55 pm by BEAT100 in Music Tips

    5 Tips To Get Booked For Music Gigs
    Many new bands and artists find it a real challenge to get on, and get accepted on the live gig circuit. Here are some very useful tips that should help you! 1. Practice Makes Perfect Starting a new band or having aspirations as a solo artist, one of the most frustrating aspects is finding places to go and showcase your music. It’s vital you get out there, even if your music isn’t quite polished. There’s only really one way to sharpen up your sound and that’s to get out and play. Of course practice is crucial, but you could spend years rehearsing...
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  • 10 Music Production Tips from the Pros

    Posted 4th Jul 2013 @ 1:36 pm by BEAT100 in Music Tips

    10 Music Production Tips from the Pros
    Head out into the wild world of the internet and it seems that everyone has a music production tip to offer you, but what you really want are words of wisdom from the people who’ve been there and done it. Lucky for you, then, that we’ve collated 10 tips from experienced professionals. If you can’t learn something from these guys, we can only assume that you know it all already. 1. Liam Howlett, Prodigy "Buy Superman albums. Y’know, big theme tunes from films. You get a horn section playing a chord and just sample a short section of that. If I...
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  • How To: Personally Engage With Fans

    Posted 2nd Jul 2013 @ 3:04 pm by BEAT100 in Music Tips

    How To: Personally Engage With Fans
    1. Use Social Media to talk directly to your fans A great way to keep your fans interested is to converse directly with them via Facebook, Twitter & BEAT100. Social networking is a great tool to make them feel involved and almost like friends rather than fans, so it’s a great idea to give it a personal touch by replying to comments on your wall and tweeting fans. If they see you do these personal gestures, they are more likely to comment/tweet you in the hope you will reply. It’s a great way to turn a Facebook like or Twitter follower into a genuine fan...
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  • 5 Ways To Utilise Facebook For Musicians

    Posted 27th Jun 2013 @ 3:56 pm by BEAT100 in Music Tips

    5 Ways To Utilise Facebook For Musicians
    There are many musicians out there who create great music and deserve thousands of listeners. However, not all of these artists know how to utilise social media services to the best of their ability to gain real fans and followers. Every day, these musicians are slipping further and further away from the surface, whilst they continue working hard to create great music. Below are 5 ways to utilise Facebook to best of its ability. If you follow these tips, you are bound to notice an increase in your likes. 1. Use other social networking tools BEAT100.com is a prime ex...
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