Backlist sales make up around 60% of my income. Here are some ideas to get you thinking about promoting your backlist.
In previous years, I wrote two articles about marketing for metal bands: Promoting Your Metal Band Online and Promoting Your Metal Band: How to Stand Out From the Rest. These are two of the site’s most popular articles (y’all want to know how to be famous rock stars, it seems), but I realised recently that […]
Awhile ago I wrote an article called “Promoting Your Metal Band Online“, which, aside from being one of the more popular articles on my site, has prompted a LOT of emails from struggling musicians over the years. I thought I’d write a bit of a follow-up to the piece after receiving this question a couple […]
Dear Steff Metal How do I promote my metal band on the internet and stand out from the other 666 million metal bands trying to promote themselves on the internet? *** I think this is a rather important topic to cover. With the music industry still in turmoil, and even major label bands losing out […]
The fact that I have diverse income streams is the reason I was able to quit my job and become a full-time writer. But I haven’t always got it right.