Days of spamming your MySpace friends’ comment walls are over. With the rise of Twitter and Facebook, it’s becoming a lot easier to get in touch with your fans and promote your band.
Here are 5 superb online tools that help you get your music out there. All of them free.
1. Big Cartel
Big Cartel provides simple and customisable shopping carts for bands to sell their CDs, Tshirts directly to their fans. Their free accounts allow up to 5 products which is more than enough for most independent bands.