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Go To Hear Blog

Written by the GTH team

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November 13, 2018

Musicians welcome to Go To Hear. Go To Hear will be a music platform with a radically different revenue model. It will offer a fully featured community-based music discovery, download, streaming, and promotional ecosystem where artists can earn more for their hard work. Features will include: inbuilt community marketing gig and event guides merchandise shopping […]

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August 7, 2018

Can a music platform deliver fair play for everyone? Being lucky enough to live your passion by ‘making it’ in the music industry is a closely nurtured dream for many talented artists. Success can literally change lives. However, with so many obstacles for artists to overcome on the road to success – not least making […]

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December 4, 2018

Remember signing up to the Askacrowd.com music survey site? Well, the great news is we have launched our music platform promo site and this now replaces Askacrowd.com. If you signed up via Askacrowd.com your username for referring people has been transferred over and is now valid here. We listened to what our survey respondents said about music […]

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December 4, 2018

Guide to inviting others. Instructions for onward invites and referrals: Sign up and get your unique username*. Invite people to join Go To Hear via your username. (Example: https://gotohear.com/?id=libby). This is important as it will ensure all your referrals are correctly allocated for you to receive 25% (recurring) of the paying member’s subscription fee.  Instructions for the people you […]

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November 29, 2018

Once upon a time having a hit meant rich rewards, but that’s not the case today. A few months back Liam Gallagher pretty much summed things up when he said ‘money’s too tight to mention, no one buys records these days’. So if he’s feeling the pinch what chance does an independent artist have? From […]

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November 21, 2018

Thanks to everyone who has asked to get involved & promote Go To Hear. Going forward your help will be invaluable. Even if you’re not in the music business you can still benefit from signing up to Go To Hear. As a marketer, you can play an important role in improving the music industry and being […]

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November 13, 2018

Promoters and industry professionals welcome to Go To Hear. Go To Hear promises to be a music platform with a difference. We’ve cherry-picked the best bits from a wide range of online platforms and offline models to create a new community-based music discovery, delivery, and promotional ecosystem, with a different kind of revenue model. With […]

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November 13, 2018

Listeners welcome to Go  To Hear. Go To Hear will be a community-based music discovery, download, streaming, and promotional platform, where you can interact with your favourite artists and earn rewards for sharing their music. With Go To Hear following the music you love, searching for new releases, and keeping up to date with music […]

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October 16, 2018

It’s not just musicians who can earn affiliate income through Go To Hear. Using the Go To Hear platform charities, schools, clubs, and associations will be able to raise funds in the form of recurring affiliate earnings via membership referrals and affiliate income on platform sales. As a charity, school, club or association all you […]

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October 15, 2018

Keeping pace with the corporate promotion machine. Today, industry consolidation is happening everywhere, and smaller independent promoters are feeling the pinch. So, what can the small-scale promoter do to level the playing field? Capitalise on your local experience and credibility When booking gigs and events use your local expertise to your advantage. You know what’s […]

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October 11, 2018

Developing a personalised fan connection. Fans just love VIP treatment, and when engaging your fans it’s important to realise that while your music is your main product – it’s not your only product. There’s a lot more you can use to increase engagement and offer special treatment. The fact is fans love it when they think […]

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October 11, 2018

There’s a right way and a wrong way to write a press release to promote your band. While a press release is an important tool when promoting your band – it’s important to go about it the right way. There are many reasons to issue a press release, such as the launch of a new […]

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October 10, 2018

Writing an artist or band biography is crucial to promotion. After writing, recording and releasing your music – the next step is to develop an effective music promotion strategy. This should begin with the creation of an epic bio – but knowing how to write about yourself and what to include can be a challenge. A great […]

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August 14, 2018

It’s challenging enough making great music without having to learn music promotion skills too! For musicians, it’s hard-work writing music and performing, but that’s just the start – today you need to be a musician and promoter all rolled into one. When making music your career, promotion is as important as the tracks you write […]

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August 7, 2018

With the right platform, streaming doesn’t have to weaken your artist/fan connection! Thanks to digitalisation, a lot has changed in the music industry over the last decade. One of the most notable changes has been the rise of streaming platforms that enable users to access millions of tracks. Today you can listen to music anywhere and at any […]

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August 7, 2018

Could you resist if you were offered a recording contract today? When I was younger, I’d have given anything for a record deal. Now times have changed and thanks to the internet, musicians can release music without any help at all. But being signed to a big label still holds a special attraction. Could you […]

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