A Brief History
On March 29, 2016, SoundCloud, an online audio distribution platform and music sharing website, unveiled SoundCloud Go, a subscription-based music streaming service. Questions for students: Are you on SoundCloud? Do you even know SoundCloud? Whatever the case is, if you are an aspiring artist, then this article is for you.
How many times have you heard this? “It’s an eat or get eaten world out there.” I’m sure you’ve read or heard that line a dozen times already – be it in movies, books, or in real life. But it is exactly because that line has been so overused that you can affirm that it is indeed true. It’s a timeless saying, per se. No matter how much progress or regress this world experiences, it all boils down to human competition. We compete for food, wealth, status, authority, and fame. It is all part of our nature – regardless of how beautiful or hideous things get (Read more about why humans compete here). If you are aspiring for something, you should already know that this will soon be your reality. This is doubly true when you are aiming for a very competitive industry – Music & Entertainment.
Thanks to the internet, people are now given more chances and opportunities to showcase their talents and craft. Before, you had to go through every painstaking audition just to gain the slightest chance of getting a break. Oftentimes, you’d even land roles that are pretty questionable or downright invisible. It is hard to make a debut in the entertainment scene – more so, in the music industry where talent is praised and crushed every single minute of the day.
You can have the voice. You can have the face. You can have everything – and yet, you still cannot have the stage. It takes more than just hardwork and effort to win a race to fame. It takes charisma, powerful connections, and pulling some strings behind the scenes too. And today, while I cannot help you with most of the other factors (talent is something you’re born with and hardwork is something you earn for yourself, after all), I can help you with that last part – pulling the strings behind the scenes.
In today’s world, you don’t need an audition panel’s approval to earn a place in the entertainment industry. You can create that fame for yourself – or hasten your own rise to fame, at least. This is thanks to the many social media websites we have online. SoundCloud is a primary example of those websites. It is a platform that provides an opportunity for aspiring musicians from far and wide to showcase what they’ve got to the rest of the world. But just like any other SMW or Social Media Website, SoundCloud is flooded with artists and music aspirants so you can expect the competition to be very high and super tight. If you don’t work day in and day out to improve your site popularity, you still will not get anywhere. Basically, SoundCloud just gives you the means but it is still up to you to put in the work, which is where BuyPlaysFast come into – well, play.
What Is BuyPlaysFast?
BuyPlaysFast is a company with quite a literal name – BUY-PLAYS-FAST, get it? In a nutshell, the company offers services that will help you gain more plays in SoundCloud. Getting more plays in SoundCloud will give people the idea that you have something substantial or new to offer (and you really should have something worthy of an eargasm – the good kind, of course), encouraging them to give your track a quick play. This little push or headstart will create a ripple of events that will ultimately lead to your track getting more views and attention from the public. And this entire opportunity may very well lead to your debut, if everything goes as desired.
As a test, I’ve decided to use a service of BuyPlaysFast. Here’s what I found:
- In a week’s time, my SoundCloud track gained 8x more views than normal (and normal is pretty much nothing, if we look at the grand scale of things).
- I’ve gotten more social media attention. People who were complete strangers to me kept asking about my track – what it’s about, what inspired me to create it, etc.
- After a month, my overall stats in SoundCloud improved. My account which used to be totally invisible was garnering considerable attention – to my surprise.
Phew! Being famous is insane.
Just kidding. I’m not quite at that stage yet. Anyhow, if you are looking for a faster way to improve your SoundCloud presence then BuyPlaysFast is actually a great way to earn your track more attention and opportunities. Their packages are very practical and affordable. They have offerings for people with high, medium, and low budgets.
You should know that results do not happen in a flash, though. And that you still have to improve your craft more and more. BuyPlaysFast can give you the chance to be heard but whether people like what they hear depends on how well you perform.
Best of luck – from one artist to another.
Question for students (and subscribers): Do you consider yourself an artist? Please let us know in the comments section below this article.
Your readership is much appreciated!
For more information, please see…
Hiebner, Gary and Simone Hiebner. Social Media for Musicians: SoundCloud. Cengage Learning PTR, 2014.
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