In today’s modern times, there are many facets to social media, and it can be difficult to gain an understanding of how each individual platform works. Here are some suggestions to assist with promoting your music on social media.

A not-necessarily-comprehensive user’s guide to releasing music in an ever-evolving landscape of industry standards and marketplace expectations - Results may vary.

Publicity and promotions are an important part of any release campaign or tour. Getting media to help promote your music allows you to reach a wider audience, which can be invaluable to both emerging and established artists. But if your budget is tight and it’s not possible to pay professionals to do your PR, there are things that you can do yourself.

Playing a festival is a great stepping stone for a band. It puts them in front of a large crowd of people, many of whom wouldn’t have seen them before. But how is an act able to get such a slot in the first place? Resource by: Gareth Shute

Suggestions to help with writing your biography

The ultimate NZ independent artist release resource, courtesy of Tiny Triumph Recordings.

Photographers who take professional promo photos.

Information about the services NZ music industry organisations provide.

Books about different aspects of NZ music.

There is no tried and true formula for musical perfection but rather there are some guidelines which give good shape and direction to the decision making process.