iSing takes a look at Tunetrax, an online platform that promises to take the hassle out of social media.
What is it?
Tunetrax is an all-in-one platform that helps artists to self-publish, distribute, book and promote their music. Artists can upload and share their songs, videos, photos, blogs, newsletters and upcoming shows, all shareable instantly onto 80 social networks – and connect and interact with fans, booking agents and venues. Artists keep 100% of the their music sales and control of copyrights and how their music is published and distributed.
Who was it created by?
US-based Frenchman Rémi Jourdan, who spent many years running concert venues and music festivals and has booked thousands of performers in his career. Jourdan saw the struggles under-represented musicians faced in growing their career and the time spent updating countless sites with new content and thought he could help.
How much does it cost?
It’s free to sign up to get started. Members can choose to upgrade to paid subscription options. These range in price from US$4.99 to US$24.99 a month. Members can upgrade or cancel their subscription at any time. All subscriptions fit the need of any size artist, from any location and any style of music.
What does the founder of Tunetrax have to say?
Jourdan says: “With Tunetrax singers can update their content across all social media. This is not as much about ‘switching over to Tunetrax’ but more about being able to update their social media networks within one platform, and instantly being able to share their songs, videos, blogs, upcoming shows and images onto 80+ social networks. By doing so, artists can save a lot of time and be consistent in sharing their content in social media. Also, I believe that centralising your networking can lead to better and more consistent professional outcomes.
“It sprang directly from the struggles I witnessed as a venue owner from both the talent-buying and musician perspectives. Artists were struggling to get their music heard, book more and better shows, and manage and promote their music online to increase their chances of succeeding. A lot of tools were out there but none were combined and available in one platform. After I had the original idea, a team of musicians, fans, promoters and software developers collaborated extensively to develop the best digital media tools and platform possible. We wanted to truly empower artists in the development of their career.”
Tunetrax would be good for..
Anyone looking to streamline their social media processes, boost their online presence or spend less time glued to a screen. It would be especially useful if you view social media as a necessary evil, and something of a chore.
Don’t bother if..
You’re a social (media) animal with mass of Insta and Facebook followers, or have a digital strategy that’s already working for you.