Search Engine Optimization: sounds about as cool as playing a stadium gig with khaki shorts on, right?
You’ve got more important things to do than tinker with tags and keywords and web links in order to improve your search ranking in Google.
Well, that might’ve been true a few years ago, but nowadays the deeper your understanding of SEO, the better your chances of winning new fans online. The more fans you find online, the bigger the crowd at your next show– whether you’re wearing shorts or not.
And you call yourself a “modern” musician!
Tech-savvy musicians who understand SEO and who pay attention to analytics have a leg up on the rest of the musical competition. If you’ve been a Luddite thus far, it’s not too late to get caught up!
And for anyone out there who thinks they shouldn’t have to bother with all this geeky stuff– remember: geeks are taking over the world. It’s time to learn some new tricks or hire someone who’s got them down already (in which case it would still help to have a grasp of the basics, since you’ll be the one writing the checks).
Top 3 articles about SEO for musicians
Oh, what the hell; let’s include a few more for good measure…
3 equally awesome articles about SEO that didn’t make it into the top 3 simply because you can’t have 6 items in a top 3 list
OK. You’ve got your reading cut out for you. Hopefully these articles help you ease on down the road towards SEO gold.
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