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SoundFix says

Definately this one – waltz written by Sir Anthony Hopkins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LGVGekPSzo

Everytime I hear this piece it reminds me of the Harry Potter theme by John Williams. Lovely piece of music and what a talented guy Mr Hopkins is!

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SoundFix says

Brian of Color Theory writes about his findings on being an independent artist and promoting himself. He writes but both successful and unsuccessful ventures. Often tries different services that’s available out there. Check his site out http://colortheory.com

He also runs Passive Promotion. Which is a site about set and forget type of promotion. http://www.passivepromotion.com

Some good info on both sites.

Thanks very much for the info. I’ll check out Brian’s site! :D

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SoundFix says

There’s a site called Loudr which has some different options to bandcamp, not sure what but I bought a music bundle from there recently.

Thanks dude, I’ll check it out :)

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Gonna be releasing this mini EP of mine soon and would like some advice on good places to make it available, such as BandCamp etc. Not really doing it to make money (not even sure who would pay for it!) but I’m not giving it away for free either and I’d like to do a little more than just put it on SoundCloud. Tips from anyone who releases their stuff online would be much appreciated!

There is a rough mix of it online, so if you have me on SC then check it out ;)

Cheers! :D

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SoundFix says

Sweet idea, I’m in :D

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SoundFix says

Guys please read the request properly! This person wants a bespoke score for this particular VideoHive project, they don’t want tracks suggestions that may or may not fit and synchronise properly.

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It seems like you’re trying to be condescending, my friend! That’s ok! It’s been almost a year, trust me i know how to work with tags and descriptions! I am checking if anybody has the same problem or if the staff has an answer to my question! Every time i upload an item i follow up on it, like 99 percent of the authors here! I know when it’s approved and i know how many people have viewed and bought it pretty much within an hour, cause i dedicate my time to this site! That’s what the analytics is for! The front page hasn’t moved an inch in the last 8 hours on my system…. ;)

Not at all, I just tried to make clear to you that front page exposure (as in where the track appears once approved), doesn’t matter. Do you think buyers just randomly click there when they’re all looking for a specific sound or mood? Nope. You may know how to “work with” them but do you understand their importance compared to this front page nonsense?

I’d spend less time watching the front page and more time writing and promoting your music :)

Very foolish to deny the importance of finding the track on the main page. A lot of people rely on the main page.
Personally, I have checked this experience and I will say this: sales much more, if you regularly download the tracks, the more likely to be on the main page. After the track disappears from view – the chances of a sale fall catastrophically. I have long been familiar with the search system and the systems of tags. However, the priority is finding on the main page. And it’s a fact that I personally see constantly.
And very sad, if I spend a lot of time and mental energy to write good music… and then this music is forgotten and is not for sale.

That’s definitely right. I’ve seen a lot of tracks which were sold several times 24 – 48 hrs after release… but then the sales fall although the music has a big potential. When I look the statistics of my tracks that sold very good at beginning, I see there are almost no views after 3-4 days online. And of course is promotion out of audiojungle important and brings one or other customer and sale, but most customers are coming directly on audiojungle.net

Ok I just have to reply to this. My last reply, honest ;)

Sold several times with the first 24-48 hours, when they’re probably not on the front page but are on the first page of their category within the search system, am I right? Tracks don’t stay on the front page for long at all, sometimes for no more than a couple of hours.

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It seems like you’re trying to be condescending, my friend! That’s ok! It’s been almost a year, trust me i know how to work with tags and descriptions! I am checking if anybody has the same problem or if the staff has an answer to my question! Every time i upload an item i follow up on it, like 99 percent of the authors here! I know when it’s approved and i know how many people have viewed and bought it pretty much within an hour, cause i dedicate my time to this site! That’s what the analytics is for! The front page hasn’t moved an inch in the last 8 hours on my system…. ;)

Not at all, I just tried to make clear to you that front page exposure (as in where the track appears once approved), doesn’t matter. Do you think buyers just randomly click there when they’re all looking for a specific sound or mood? Nope. You may know how to “work with” them but do you understand their importance compared to this front page nonsense?

I’d spend less time watching the front page and more time writing and promoting your music :)

Very foolish to deny the importance of finding the track on the main page. A lot of people rely on the main page.
Personally, I have checked this experience and I will say this: sales much more, if you regularly download the tracks, the more likely to be on the main page. After the track disappears from view – the chances of a sale fall catastrophically. I have long been familiar with the search system and the systems of tags. However, the priority is finding on the main page. And it’s a fact that I personally see constantly.
And very sad, if I spend a lot of time and mental energy to write good music… and then this music is forgotten and is not for sale.

I pitty the fool who places such hope in the new uploads front page section ;)

Please tell me what buyer just clicks one of the many tracks on the front page? Because I can’t imagine a situation in which they would do that. They come here with specific needs so they search, or if they’re lazy they look at the popular or featured items. “The priority is finding on the main page” is a ridiculous and naive idea, in my opinion.

I’m gonna leave this discussion now instead of repeating myself over and over.

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SoundFix says

Guys, thanx for the replies! I appreciate it! I am talking about an one uploaded item only, i know about the multiple items thing! @SoundFix: Everybody has their own opinions on the front page exposure! Let me have mine in peace! And just because i am putting a little more faith in it , why would you think that i am not promoting my stuff? I have 6 albums of music released all over the world, worked with great companies, why would you think that i didn’t compile at least 30 tags configurations, which i even alter more when i upload a new track, to even fit the audio better! Why do you have to say things before you check the facts! Did you browse my portfolio? Did you check my tag description on every song… I just did my research on the front page, because my upload pattern was not the same as usual so i expressed a bit of concern! Why the need to make something CLEAR to me?

Well there’s no talking to you is there? You’re clearly just pissed off and taking my words the worst way you possibly could. Good luck with that attitude matey ;)

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