Instagram is a great platform for promoting tracks that are shortlisted by DJs and labels from a Trackstack inbox. Every shortlisted track is an opportunity to show case progression which creates velocity around your journey attracting new opportunities towards you.
Every shortlisted tracks from your tracks sent through Trackstack can be promoted through a unique story generated for you.
You can find it on your submission receipt:
They look like this:
Tip: You can refresh the page to find the right colour palette that you prefer to share.
Going further with Instagram
Here are some strategies you can use to promote your tracks on Instagram:
- Create a Business Account: If you want to promote your tracks on Instagram, you should create a business account. This will allow you to use features such as analytics tools, which can help you understand your audience and track your progress. Additionally, you can add a call-to-action button to your profile, which can encourage your followers to visit your website or stream your tracks on a platform like Spotify.
- Use Hashtags: Hashtags are an effective way to reach new audiences on Instagram. When you post your music, be sure to include relevant hashtags that describe your music and your brand. You can also use tools like Hashtagify to research popular hashtags in your genre and use them in your posts.
- Collaborate with other DJs: Collaborating with DJs can help you reach new audiences on Instagram. Look for DJs who have a following that is similar to your target audience and reach out to them to see if they would be interested in promoting your track. You could create a sponsored post where the DJ is supporting to your track at a show.
- Post Behind-the-Scenes Content: People love to see behind-the-scenes content of their favorite artists. Share photos and videos of you creating your tracks, practicing, or performing. This will give your followers an inside look at your process and make them feel more connected to you. You can also use Instagram's Stories feature to share behind-the-scenes content that disappears after 24 hours.
- Run Instagram Ads: Instagram ads can be a powerful tool for promoting your music. You can target your ads to reach specific audiences based on factors like age, location, and interests. For example, if you are a techno producer, you could target your ads to people who have shown an interest in techno on Instagram. You can also use Instagram's Carousel Ads feature to showcase multiple tracks or promote your music video.
By using these strategies, you can effectively promote your tracks on Instagram and reach new audiences. With consistent effort and engagement, you can build a loyal following on the platform and grow your music career. Good luck!