Unless you play music just to please yourself, here are a few reasons why you should get your music video done:
Your music video will get you noticed.
YouTube has emerged as not only the world's biggest search engine for videos, but also as the second biggest search engine after Google. This means there is no bigger platform for you to showcase your musical genius! However, the only way to get noticed on YouTube is to put your music together with a video.
You present your work to a global audience.
Do you feel your musical genius isn't appreciated enough by those around you? Well, with your music video, you can establish your own unique style of music; and by uploading it on YouTube you can actually get your music heard around the globe.
To get more gigs.
Back in the day, you had to roll up your sleeves and perform a gig to get invited to another. However now, invitations to gigs are more about likes and shares – the more likes you get, the more popular you are and the more shares you get, the more chances of you getting noticed by someone who matters!
To get a fan following.
Believe it or not but fans usually want to put a face to that dreamy voice of yours! With a music video, you can give your fans what they want and in turn also attract some new fans. Your music video is a reflection of your personality and speaks volumes about you. Really, there is no other easier way to beam your music/brand/personality into someone's ears/eyes/home/imagination than through engaging music videos. Your music video will give you an opportunity to test your fan base and see what they are looking for and if the image of your band is connected to it's fan base.
An experience of a lifetime.
While shooting your music video, you will discover an entirely new side to your band. You will not only learn more about yourselves and your music, but also get some valuable feedback from people who see talented bands like yours day in and day out. Also, don't forget the huge networking opportunity it provides for your band!
Make money with your music.
Now that we have told you 5 reasons to get your music video done, making money from your music is yet another added advantage! By uploading your music video on YouTube, you can earn a substantial share if you are ready to monetize your videos.
To know more about promoting you Music Videos online, also read How can I promote my music video online for free?
Shubhit S., ©Epik Music Videos 2014