Month: May 2018

Tips for Buying a Piano for Teaching

Music

Whether you want to play a piano as a hobby or want to master it, it’s best to have your own instrument for regular practice.It can be a little confusing if you are buying a piano for the first time. It is important that you follow some basic guidelines to make a great purchase. Following are some simple tips for buying your very first piano.

Which one to buy – new or used?

A piano is durable and can accompany you for almost your entire life-span if you take good care of it. Buying a new piano is always exciting – particularly, if you have the budget for it. If not, don’t shy from buying a used one in good condition. Just make sure to take help of someone knowledgeable while doing so.

What size do you want?

Grand pianos can be around 5-9 feet wide and can take up considerable space in the house. They are also quite expensive. There are smaller varieties such as the spinet that take less space and are easier to move around.

Select the right design

Pianos also come in different designs and styles. Different types of wood and other material are used to build them. Check the color and design of the cabinet, music rack, legs, etc. and make sure they match your taste. Make sure that its design and color will compliment your overall home furnishings.

Where to buy?

Check your local music shops and classified ads to find the right design, size, color and price. Taking help of someone who is well-versed in the instrument is a good idea. Familiarizing yourself with the workings of a  psr s770  piano will also help you make the best purchase. Don’t forget to ask for warranty as well as repair and maintenance services offered by the store or manufacturer. You may even bag a handsome discount on your purchase.…

Using YouTube for Marketing Your Artistic Skills

Social Media

An overwhelming one third of the Internet users go to YouTube to learn new things and for fun and entertainment. Just think about the potential it has to promote your artistic skills online. All you need to know is how to go about it. Following are a few tips.

Create your YouTubechannel

Your individual channel dedicated to your art is the place where you can upload, showcase and organize your videos. People who subscribe to your channel will be automatically updated about any new uploads.

What to upload?

Not sure about what to upload? Consider the following:

  • Film a simple video showing one of your favorite art pieces and sharewith the audience how it all came about?
  • Make a time-lapse video showing an art piece being created by you in real-time. These kinds of videos are quite popular in the artistic community.
  • Simply share your views, ideas and suggestions about how to learn or master your art, what are the best books or online resources to learn it, how to promote it offline and online, etc.

Target the right audience

Make sure that you spend your time and resources to target only those people who will be truly interested specifically in your form of art.

Use the right keywords

Do some research and find out what keywords or phrases people in you niche are likely to use to search for similar videos. Insert them in the video title, video description and also in keywords tags.

Keep the videos short

It is better to add frequent short videos than one lengthy video for your intiall YouTube kostenlos Abonnenten. This helps keep audience interested and engaged. Use free video editing tools like Windows Movie Maker for it.

Use call to action

At the end of your video, don’t forget to invite your viewers to take a specific action such as ‘Like the video’, ‘Subscribe to the channel’, visit your website for more information’, etc.…