Step 1 of 7: Intro
You’ve done it. You’ve recorded the greatest song ever written and played it to a couple of friends, who are sitting with their mouths wide open, astounded at the beauty of your composition. But how do you get it out to the world, so their jaws can drop too?
Thankfully, it’s easier than ever for creative people to host their projects on the web – a myriad of services let you store and share your artistic output, mostly for free. When it starts getting popular, you’ll need to pay a bit more, but to begin with, it should cost you next to nothing.
Then you’ll need to do some basic marketing too; don’t be scared, it’s not too tricky. Above, we’ve got a quick tour of SoundCloud.com – the best option for hosting your music on the web – and on the right we discuss some effective ways to get the word out to a wider audience.
Time required: 2 hours
What you need:
iOS 5.1 or later