There are numerous ways to stream music online, but SoundCloud has more benefits that made it stand out among the others. Since SoundCloud was founded in 2007, it has broadened to an inclusive app that encircles an online community, a streaming service, and a distribution platform. In beneficial to people who make music, it is an excellent way to upload authentic music to share with fans and to fans, it is easy to keep a bookmark on your best artist.
To top up on the benefits, SoundCloud supplies a way to stream audio pieces for sports media outlets and news. You need to create a SoundCloud account to be able to use it. with the account, you will have full access to the features of SoundCloud such as personalized statistics and customization.
How to Sign Up for SoundCloud Account
• Go to SoundCloud.com
• Click on signup
• Enter the signup information required (which is your valid email address and password). You can also signup using your Facebook account or Google account.
• After signing up, you will be taken to the SoundCloud homepage.
• You can download the SoundCloud app from Appstore or Play store. Then log into your account using the email and password you used to signup or using Facebook or Google account.
How to Setup Your Profile
As a musician, setting up your profile is an important step to give yourself a trademark. To set up your profile, click on the profile icon at the top navigation bar. Then click on “Edit” You can then add links from your Facebook, Last.FM, Twitter, Tumblr, and many others. Soundcloud will directly link to them on your profile.
How to Upload Music on SoundCloud
After setting your profile, you can upload your songs by tapping on the UPLOAD button that is next to your avatar located in the top navigation bar. Note that you can only upload up to 120 minutes length of songs with a free SoundCloud account.
Once you upload a sound (songs or any audio), you will be asked to verify the title, add a description, and add tags to label your sound so that it will be easy to find.
You can also add a buy link to your sound to sell them, but to do this you will have to click the “more options” button which is above the “save” button (before you upload your sound). Within this setting, you can paste a buy link into the field that is given you for that and manipulate the licensing and how anyone can access your track.
With these steps above you can now easily upload your tracks to SoundCloud.