8 Cool Things Music Artists Can Do with a Smart Phone

8 Cool Things Music Artists Can Do with a Smart Phone


1. High Def Photographs 📲⁣⁣⠀Gone are the days when you needed a professional photographer to handle your photography for you. Thanks to the technology you wield in your pocket, you can produce some of the most captivating pictures you never knew were possible. ⁣⁣⠀⁣

⠀2. Download E-Books 📚⁣⁣⠀One tool so many of us artists fail to utilize is the power and convenience of e-books. Right. In. Our. Pockets. If you ever wanted to brush up on your music industry knowledge, guess what? It's cheaper to just buy the ebook on your phones bookstore. ⁣⁣⠀⁣

⠀3. Canva 🎨⁣⁣⠀Canva is free, and incredibly easy-to-use graphic design platform. For those who have followed us for a while, you'd know that we use Canva to make these pictures for you guys :) ⁣⁣⠀⁣

⠀4. Record Music Videos 🎥⁣⁣⠀You didn't think your phone stopped at photography, right? - With the addition to mobile accessories like phone stabilizers, it's easier than ever to producer some incredible quality music videos from your smartphone! ⁣⁣⠀⁣

⠀5. Use Trello 👩‍💼⁣⁣⠀Trello is a simple and free project management tool that we highly recommend all artists use when planning their release strategies. The cool part is that you can add your team, whether that be your manager, your video directors, songwriters, etc. ⁣⁣

⁣⁣⠀6. Go Live! 📹⁣⁣⠀Years ago we could only have wished to connect with our fans in real-time. And guess what? That smartphone you're reading this off of allows you to do just that.

7. Email Marketing! All online marketing gurus all say the same thing... THE MONEYS IN THE LIST. Build your email list so you can communicate with your audience all day every day. Social media sites are temporary, email lists are forever.

8. Record song ideas. Ever had an idea for a song whilst in the shower or whilst in the car? Well pick up your phone, open the voice app and hum the lyrics, beat or idea out. That way the next time your in the studio you'll have a full list of ideas and inspiration for you next hit song! Try it out, works like a charm ;)

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