When it comes about getting the music heard in industry today, power of the SoundCloud cannot get underestimated. There are many new artists who found great success from such exposure on this platform, and there are many different channels on a hunt for latest sounds for share. In today’s article we are going to look in the SoundCloud promotion world – check out the rules, how can you make the music to stand out, and a few tips that will help you to make the music go further.
Is There SoundCloud Algorithm?
Whereas we imagine it is nowhere close as complicated as the platform like YouTube’s, and SoundCloud uses the internal algorithm that will help to determine popularity of the tracks and make these results to the users more relevant. There are not any clear guidelines provided by the SoundCloud on how this ranks songs however there are the snippets from all over the internet where we will see mentions of ‘Discorank’ algorithm.
Charts feature on the SoundCloud highlights its tracks, which are getting lots of exposure & significant buzz on the SoundCloud that week. Suppose you want to get on these charts for the particular genre there are many things you will do, and quote SoundCloud’s advice. Suppose you are the creator and keen to get the track trending, we suggest some genuine interactions with the followers, or promotion of track soon when you have uploaded this to improve your odds. It helps to have a track tagged rightly with the type of genre that you want this to appear. First tag must be its main genre, and taken from various genres that are shown in these charts.
Related tracks and Discover
Related tracks & Discover functions will help the users to find same tracks that they might be very interested as per their interests & previous interactions the tracks are chosen using the algorithm that provides recommendations from the network of interactions over the platform. It will be some different actions – for example user liking the track, user following a different user, track gets reposted by somebody in the network and more.
Interaction is Important
With both the areas it is quite obvious that the interaction on any network is very important to the SoundCloud promotion efforts. You can get involved with the audience or other artists as well as add a little value to this platform. While doing so you will be improving your odds of being featured in these charts and under suggested tracks. Sharing the private link provides your music one personal touch and sense of exclusivity, which is really good for reaching to the tastemakers. It is very simple to do. Upload the track and set this to private and save it on your profile. Click on the track you wish to share privately & hit on ‘share’ button.