I am going to explain this to you as a blogger that I am, feel free to drop comments if you agree or disagree with this post, so lets start.
It is no more news that the internet is the number one source of content distribution and goto place. As musicians or artistes, it’s your job to form relationships with blogs and bloggers in order to get your music out to the public. The earlier you realize you are competing with lots of talent the better for you to strengthen your relationship with bloggers. Here are five strategies that will help you cut through the competition easily!
ONE – Research Bloggers or Blog Owners
If you want your music featured on top music blogs in Nigeria (a domain I partake in), research the blog owners or at least the guys they employ to do the job. Follow them on Twitter, Instagram. Drop a comment or two… don’t be creepy. Once you can find an easy way of communication, try to establish a relationship based on the work they do on the website; be a genuine fan of what they share. This will be much more impactful than sending your song to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you get in touch with the actual music blogger, let them know that you have been enjoying there work and how much they are impacting in Naija Music