This week I met up with social justice advocate and singer/songwriter, Malynda Hale. We went over social media for musicians where she gave us some great advice on how to leverage social media to enhance music careers.

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Advice to Struggling Musicians

  • You have to find the good in the bad
  • Facing challenges makes you figure out how badly you want it
  • Challenges help you figure out who you are as an artist
  • Learn to ask for help
  • Find your community

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Leveraging Awards & an Acting Career to Promote Her Music

  • Offering her music to independent films she’s worked on
  • Uses other creative outlets to drive people back to her music
  • Awards have given her credibility with booking venues
  • Appreciating recognition from your peers

Advice from a Social Media Influencer

  • Social media for musicians is essential
  • Every social media platform has different rules
  • Share personal things, not just your music
  • Get involved in conversations about trending topics
  • Use relevant hashtags

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Activism and Music

  • Writing a song about an issue is more productive than getting in a social media battle about the issue
  • Writing songs around subjects she’s passionate about gets people to listen
  • Music is universal and people can relate to it
  • Reaction to her songs has been very positive
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