Here are all the essential steps to optimize your music online




You know when people have lyrics that come up on insta stories? or Lyrics on Apple? That info is pulled from Musixmatch which is why it’s super important to have your lyrics up to date on here. Visit https://about.musixmatch.com/artists/verified-artist and get your Lyrics added ASAP!



Register for your artist profile at artists.spotify.com and await verification. Once your profile’s been approved, get ready to set it up! You need to include a biography, a photo and a cover photo. It’s especially important to include the photos on Spotify because sometimes the service sends emails to your fans to let them know about upcoming tours and releases, but they only do this for artists who have uploaded photos. Spotify also has another handy feature when you write or edit your bio - it allows you to tag artists/playlists/songs/albums as direct links. Always link to your social media platforms from Spotify too.


Be sure to register at artists.apple.com first, so you can gain insights into your listeners, like where in the world your fans are based, as well as playlist stats. The site can also tell you how many times your track has been shazam'ed, and how many people are listening to your music over time.


Amazon Music has both a Mobile App and Desktop website, Sign up and claim your profile here: https://artists.amazon.com/ You can track the success of your Music on the platform and receive insights on your Fan and SuperFan audience segments. You can also find out how many people are asking for your music using their Alexa devices!


This is ONLY available to artists who distribute their music with Meraki Distro. We cannot request updates to accounts distributed by other aggregators. New Releases end up on a 'Topic' channel, unless you have successfully applied for an Official Artists Channel (you need a minimum of 3 delivered releases to apply, click here for full details: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7336634?hl=en ). If you think you meet these requirements we can help you apply for an OAC on your behalf. Email: meraki@distrosupport.freshdesk.com Please be aware we can't guarantee you'll be accepted to their program. We also suggest that you be a part of the YouTube Partner Program, which you can read more about here.


Deezer offers "Deezer Backstage", sign up here: https://backstage.deezer.com/user/login You can request access to see your analytics. And once you're in the below things are what you can add to your profile to jazz it up. 1 squared artist profile image 800x800 in jpeg or png Artist biography in 100-200 words that explains what your music is all about Facebook, Twitter and official website links


Sign up here: http://amp.pandora.com Pandora offers a unique feature in their artist profiling system where you can record your own voice messages and have them displayed alongside your tracks. It's a pretty popular service in America so if you stream well there on other platforms it could be worth making sure you're engaging with this one too. This adds a nice personal touch that could be useful for promoting your latest release or upcoming shows in a creative way.


We need to submit all your details to Tidal directly to update your Artist profile, as they do not have their own artist profile yet. Email meraki@distrosupport.freshdesk.com with a bio, social media links, two press photos, and the URL to your Tidal artist profile.


Get your music verified at genius.com. Once approved, you can share your lyrics, hidden meanings and stories behind your music, and even reach out to fans who have started collecting the information on the site on your behalf.


Sign up at dash.anghami.com to set up your artist profile. From there, you can directly upload your tracks for sale. From the artist dashboard, you can easily manage your channels, organize catalogues, publish your latest releases and send live updates to fans. Check out your stats in the analytics tab for information on the age, gender and location of your listeners, as well as your top songs and fans.


Netease is the biggest platform in China for Western music. It’s an extremely social platform and provides quite a few tools to engage with fans. Fanconnect is the best way to update your profile and make announcements on the platform. You can access fanconnect here or at https://music.163.com/fanconnect/mine