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About the Author
David Verney is a graduate from the University of West London, husband, father, Christian and Tottenham Hotspur fan. He started Krannaken.com during his final year at University. The initial idea was just somewhere to put his ideas on the subject of music marketing. However, it has been going strong since then and (at the time of writing) this website is 19 months old. Ideas don't dry up because the industry is always changing. New websites with new features are being launched all the time. Therefore, Writer's Block does not feature. I hope you enjoy the blog. Please hit one of the banners and claim your free copy of The Complete Guide to Music Marketing. I plan to update my book with new content every year.

Online Music Networking Sites: 5 Sites Where You Need to Be Seen

One of the best marketing decisions you can make as a new artist is to gain exposure on online music networking sites. This post sheds more light on the best music networking sites. I am providing you with links for all of these sites. What are Online Music Networking Sites? Basically, these are sites where…

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Music Blogging Platforms: Which Platform Do You Need?

There are a few factors that you have to consider before launching your own artist website. This post looks at which are the best music blogging platforms and why you need to consider them. Personally, as you can see, we use WordPress.org, but that is not the only platform. Each platform has its own pros…

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Music Website WordPress Plugins: Plugins You Need for a Music Site?

So, you have a great new WordPress site for your music. However, you don’t know which are the best music website WordPress plugins? Never fear Krannaken are here to give you the lowdown on which plugins you need. Therefore, read on and we will shed some light on this subject for you. Your Music Website…

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Music Publishing: The Two Best Options for Artists and Producers

When it comes to music publishing, you have a few choices to make. You may be glad to hear that quality is not a barrier. I am not saying you make shit music. However, I am saying that quality is not an issue. However, in our view there are two choices – fast and paid…

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Artist Websites: Why Does Every Artist Need Their Own Website?

Artist websites are an essential marketing tool for artists in today’s music industry. Whatever you aim to do with your music, you need an audience. Furthermore, if you don’t have an audience, you may as well just play in your own bedroom for your own enjoyment. Therefore, artist websites are very important. In this post,…

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Spotify for Artists: 5 Ways to Get Your Music Heard on Spotify

For an artist to generate the national minimum wage, they need 80,000 streams per month. Therefore, Spotify for artists is just another path to making our income, but it is not the only way. However, with the aptly named Spotify for Artists (part of the Spotify framework), they are doing their bit. However, it is…

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Free Music Streaming: How Good Is It For The Artist?

Whoever you are, if you have access to the internet, free music streaming will give you access to practically any track you like. Whether that is from the twelfth century or from somewhere as unlikely as Nepal. However, for us musicians in the main-stream, it has mixed blessings. This is because, on the one hand,…

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Hypeddit: Send Your Music Viral and Build Your Brand With Hypeddit

Hypeddit is a service that will enable you to grow your music following quickly and easily. Although, we are in it for the fun of making music (and you should be too), Hypeddit helps us to build our brand and get heard on social media. Hypeddit recommends focusing our marketing on SoundCloud. This makes perfect…

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Remix Competition: Join Our Remix Competition Where Everyone Wins

We aim to hold a remix competition every month starting this October. However, the good thing is that everyone who submits music on Spotify, SoundCloud, YouTube or by email will have their tracks included on our playlists for each platform. What is the prize for our remix competition? This is another great thing about our…

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Introduction to Krannaken: Who are we and what do we do?

Welcome to this exciting new website. Firstly, let’s get the introduction to Krannaken out of the way. We will then explain who we are and what we do? We are Krannaken, an EDM duo based just outside Birmingham in the centre of England. Between us, we have over 50 years of experience in playing the…

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