Advice please - Best way to promote band facebook page in Australia

Discussion in 'FaceBook' started by corringham, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. corringham

    corringham Newbie

    Sep 2, 2011
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    Hey guys, I'm looking for a bit of advice please. I'm trying to promote my band on Facebook and gain new fans.

    I currently have around 1k UK fans which were gathered over years, but I now need Australian fans fast, specifically within Sydney. I have purchased Facebook Blaster Pro but it doesn't work and I can't get a response from support.

    I have also tried to run Facebook Adds on a very small budget but an unknown band add gets hardly any clicks, even offering music for free.

    I've noticed on here a lot of people are offering services to sell/add thousands of fans but I need quality targeted fans that may stand a chance of coming to gigs and buying CDs.

    Ideally I need to gain fans from other bands and venues sites.

    Any guidence would be grately appreciated :)
  2. JohnnyRabbit

    JohnnyRabbit BANNED BANNED

    Sep 29, 2010
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    Maybe do a PPC campaign and get some fans that way... This is something I see a lot on FB PPC campaigns
  3. LDRAussie

    LDRAussie Newbie

    Nov 15, 2009
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    Do you need to stick to Facebook?
    I guess what you really want is to promote your band and music isn't? Facebook is just a "means to an end".
    Few tips:

    • On Facebook add old school friends, distant family... leave comments on walls.
    • Get a ReverbNation My Band Page App. for Facebook.
    • Put the band's name and URL clearly onto T-shirts, and GIVE THEM AWAY ON your facebook
    • Add Unsigned Band Promotion to your Facebook Friends List.
    • Rotate your band's Facebook avatar regularly - but keep it within your branding goal.
    • MySpace, Join, add friends, leave comments.
    • Start a MySpace Group related to your band and/or genre.
    • Join MySpace Groups related to your genre.
    • Start a MySpace fan site to support your band - add friends, leave comments.
    • Start a MySpace fan Group to support your band.
    • Add Unsigned Band Promotion to your MySpace Friends List.
    • Rotate your band's MySpace avatar regularly - but keep it within your branding goal.
    • Quit MySpace When Andrew Dubber marked Sunday October 24th 2010 as 'Quit MySpace Day', it's time to leave MySpace without comment - could this be the best tip here? "Hey! We're not on MySpace much, but we can continue to be friends on Facebook" - Band quote of 2010?
    • Network and forge relationships with anyone in the business!
    • Tell your fans about your Website and Social Media blogs.
    • Visit and post on the same Forums and Blogs that your fans use.
    • Start a Vlog on your Website and or Wordpress. Then see: The Hype Machine.
    • Leave comments in blogs related to your genre.
    • Create a short, snappy signature that includes your band's name and URL for blogs and forums.
    • Answer questions in genre related forums and blogs.
    • Try using a question for the title of your forum/blog posts.
    • Use your band's name as your URL, If you can't get your band's name as your domain name, make your domain name short and memorable.
  4. moneyrocks

    moneyrocks Supreme Member

    May 22, 2009
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    u can buy accts with frnds and then use them to promote your band.... i have ready stock let me know if i can be of help
  5. jayden505

    jayden505 Newbie

    Sep 6, 2011
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    awesome ~!!