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Can You Really Sell Beats Through Email Marketing?



What if you had 20,000 email contacts from rappers and vocalist? Do you think you could get sell beats through email? Absolutely!

List building is the best way to grow a music production business online.

But, there is only one issue – 90% of online music producers skip the crucial list-building step completely.

I must admit, I also skipped list building when I started selling beats online years ago.

Do I regret it?

Yes!

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I learned the hard way the importance of having a list of potential beat buyers. I went after the "home run" beat sale over and over again and failed miserably.

Yes I made some sales here and there, but consistent beat sales were hard to come by.

And isn't that what we music producers want – consistent monthly beat sales so we don't have to work anymore?

Some producers that are not even list building are generating thousands of dollars in sales per month.

Does that mean you should skip list building?

Hell Nah!

Wouldn't you want people to be a button away from listening to your latest instrumental?

Just create an email, then send it to your subscribers promoting your new beats.

You need an email list management service that will help you store the emails.

We use Aweber. But we will not get into email management on this post.

We have other information on the topic here.

Sell Beats Through Email - Why Is It So Powerful?

Having thousands of subscribers one click away is like magic. One click, and hundreds of rappers and vocalist are listening to your beats.

Nobody can't take your email list away from you. Facebook, Google, YouTube, and most social media websites change with the times.

 

selling beats through email

 

Every month Facebook has new updates, Google changes their algorithm.

All these changes can affect your website.

But your list is your #1 asset for the success and growth of your business.

How do you sell beats through email and how can you grow your email list?

Let's start with the latter.

Give away something for free. Usually, free beats or music promotion tips.

Growing your email list can be fast or slow depending on what you use to generate leads.

Here are some strategies you can use to grow your email list.

Free ways (takes longer)

 

SEO/Content Marketing

Seach engine optimization using Content is king. If you have a beat selling website, create a blog where you give out tips to rappers or vocalists on how to grow a fan base or promote a mixtape, etc.

The key is to always have a call to action somewhere within the content, where the visitor can sign up to receive free beats.

The content must be optimized for search engines. Optimize the title and the description for the keywords you would like to rank for.

Learn more about SEO and content creation here.

 

Social Media Websites

 

Go everywhere on social media, but be consistent. Make sure all your posts have a call to action for the free beats.

Social media can be time consuming. I recommend using a free service like bufferap.com to get your post out automatically on a couple of social media channels.

Twitter is a great way to generate leads. I get at least 15 to 20 leads per day using Twitter for free.

I do have over 400,000 followers on different accounts

Twitter is a goldmine for free traffic. I use this service called Tweepi to grow my accounts from 0 to 400,000 fans.

YouTube is another platform music producers trying to sell beats through email should be on.

Even top music artists search on YouTube every day for the next hot producers.

Remember, record companies are not making money like they used to.

The artist’s budget has been sliced and diced.

These artists and record companies are looking for beats that are not expensive and YouTube is the website they go to for beats.

Paid Ways to sell beats with email

Paid Advertising

  1. Google AdWords

Google AdWords is still a powerful way to sell beats online. Everyone goes on Google to search for what they want.

If they want beats, they might search, "Where to buy beats online"

These are the type of keywords you want to optimize your ads for.

  1. Facebook Ads

Facebook ads is another great place to advertise.

Make sure you give something away for free here.

Facebook is a social media website. People like to socialize on Facebook, not necessarily go on there to buy products.

  1. Email Blast

An email blast (solo ads) is the fastest way to grow your list today.

Email blasts are quite simple. Just find someone who will let you advertise your free beats offer to their list of subscribers.

There's only one problem—not many producers offer email blast services.

Do you research. Contact other producers and ask them if they offer email blast services.

Growing a huge email list is a great way to build any business online.

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Why are music producers failing at selling beats with email?

Inconsistency!

Being consistent with the main asset of your music production business can determine whether you succeed or fail.

Your email list is your main asset.

Never stray from building your list.

I know you have heard this saying before: "The money is in the list"

Well, it's 100% true.

Going for the homerun from day one will be the reason you will struggle to sell beats consistently.

Not all of us can be super producers but we can build an online business that can be profitable month after month if we stay consistent.

Don't be afraid to invest in your business, whether it's generating leads or sending rappers and vocalist directly to your beat selling website.

I know list building can take some time, but if you remain consistent with your efforts, you can definitely sell beats through email.

About The Author

Hector "H.R" Ramos

I am here to give online music producers the guidance and tools that they need to build a successful music production business online.