The Importance of Branding
Branding is one of the most important aspects of any business, large or small. Being a musician trying to build a reputation in the competitive music industry is of course about being the best and being creative, but it's also about managing your 'business'. An effective brand strategy gives you an edge in an increasingly competitive market. Think about the artists you respect, and how they brand themselves....Details »
Come Find us!
These days there are so many ways of keeping in touch...RSS, social networks, chats and skype...you name it! We keep at forefront of the media by making use of all these outlets and more. In fact, we have even launched a dedicated Twitter to communicate with our affiliates! We will be creating special content and promote new opportunities and offers so keep an eye on www.twitter.com/aheadaffiliates. Looking forward to...Details »
Licensing and Compilations
Did you know AheadPR can facilitate third party licensing? We helped many of our clients getting their music on popular compilations, especially during the summer and Christmas months when lots of them are released. To take advantage of this choose our Tastemakers package or even better out Bundle offer, which gives you coverage across the board. When your music appears on a compilation, you get great exposure, an instant...Details »
AheadPR Podcast series
AheadPR is coming atcha with a series of podcasts showcasing the best releases in promotion! Look out for them on Itunes as well as Mixcloud to make sure you are in the loop with the best upfront music! Remember we have a strict quality policy at AheadPR so expect to hear only the best quality from all over the globe!
Welcome to our new Affiliates!
What a great response our affiliate program received. Thank you to those who registered their interest in working with AheadPR. We are looking forward to a long lasting and very fulfilling business relationship with all of you! We are preparing a Partners sections so we are going to showcase some of our best performing Affiliates there soon. We have recently uploaded a series of banners in different sizes, for your web...Details »
AheadPR Affiliate Program
It's been quite a long time coming, that is true... but now that the holidays are a memory and everyone is back on their desks, what better time for us to launch our Affiliate Program! We are now welcoming select Agents and Partners to join us in the program, to promote AheadPR's services. If you have access to a substantial network of independent artists and labels, put it good use! Help good music getting heard and...Details »
Introducing add-on services
We know how hectic things are these days. Preparing a release to be promoted is definitely easier said than done. Writing a catchy press release, put together artists' bios and source great cover artwork can be daunting. Someone may be lucky to have journalists and professional graphic designers among their friends, but many people don't know who to reach out to for spot-on copywriting and design work. With our aim being make...Details »
Behind the scenes of today's music industry there has become an undeniable constant. No matter if you are an independent artist or a major label there is always one question that is shared amongst them all: 'How can we stop illegal downloads'?Well finally there is a solution to fight the good fight against these pirate infested waters. AheadPR has partnered up with PirateBlock.com - a company created by a label owner with...Details »
I Want More Gigs!
How many times have we heard this @ AheadPR HQ! This is by far the most common request from artists, and very rightly so as we know it is the main way for artists to make a living these days. I have realised though, there is a lot of confusion regarding this topic. Many artists think that Event bookers/organisers will magically find their way to them, and invest thousands of dollars/euros/pounds, just because they like...Details »
Music Copyright: Know Your Rights
This month we talk about a very controversial topic: Music Copyright. Our guest Allis Karim of Smart Law Solicitors gives us some sound advice: I often get asked about who owns the copyright to a song where a producer has remixed it or worked on it to change the original version. As a general rule of thumb, the producer will acquire copyright for his/her work on the song. This is usually the default position unless...Details »