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Nine Ways To Get More Soundcloud Followers

Alright, let’s get down to bottom dollars here – you’re here because you want to make it big on SoundCloud, right? A gang of followers, your music ringing in everyone’s ears and pockets fat.

Well, it can be done, just check out the Soundcloud musicians who added at least 100K followers in only 30 days:

RankMusicianFollowers gained in 30 daysFirst signed up on SoundCloud
1Sub Urban1,000,0002014
2The Kid Laroi750,0002017
3Lil Nas X500,0002015
4Lil Tjay450,0002018
5Juice WRLD400,0002015
7Roddy Ricch300,0002016
8Lil Baby250,0002017
9NBA YoungBoy200,0002015

But how do you get there? How do you increase your Soundcloud followers?

1. Music, Music, Music

Listen, the first rule of thumb is pretty simple – your music is your meal ticket. No two ways about it. If you’ve got great music, people are gonna listen. Period. The likes of Billie Eilish and Post Malone all started from SoundCloud – they had great music and it showed. Ellish was an absolute beast, releasing more than a track per month in 2021. Now look at her:

Yeah, look at her now! Cash like confetti!

Yeah, look at her now! Cash like confetti!

2. Make Your Profile a Powerhouse

Now, hold on, great music ain’t enough. People have to not just know you, they need to know you. And how do they get to know you? Your profile. Make your profile interesting. A great pic, a revealing bio, and links to your other platforms – all these add up to engagement.

Read up on our profile tutorial in our How To Get More Plays On SoundCloud article.

3. Regular Music Means Regular Fans

Consistency. Yeah, I know it sounds like a chore. But, hey, it’s crucial. Release your tracks regularly. Keeps your fans on their toes, you know. Plus, it shows you’re serious about your craft.

Yes, that's what we are say, Miss Cortez

That’s what we’re saying, Miss Cortez!

4. Get Chummy with Others

SoundCloud ain’t a lonely place. It’s buzzing with artists, listeners, and music lovers. So, why not make some friends? Comment on others’ tracks. Share your favorites. Collaborate with other artists. Who knows, you might just gain some of their followers too.

5. Hashtags Are Your Friends

Now, I know what you’re thinking. Hashtags? Really? But trust me, they’re more than just a trend. They’re like breadcrumbs leading people to your music. So, pick your hashtags wisely. Make them relevant.

6. Expand Your Territory

SoundCloud is great and all, but don’t forget about the rest of the internet. Promote your music on other platforms. Take Instagram, for instance. Did you know that you could share your SoundCloud links on your Instagram stories? Now you know.

We taking territory, dog!

We taking territory, dog!

7. Consider SoundCloud’s Paid Promotion Tools

Now, here’s a tricky bit. SoundCloud has some paid promotion tools, like Next Plus. It might feel like a bit of a stretch, but sometimes, you gotta spend money to make money, you know?

8. Talk to Your Fans

And lastly, don’t forget to engage with your fans. Thank them for their comments, share their posts, and appreciate their likes and shares. Remember, these folks are your audience. Treat ’em right, and they’ll keep coming back.

9. Buy Soundcloud Plays & Look Legit Now

Buying SoundCloud plays can create a sense of credibility and popularity by quickly boosting your play count. When other users see a high number of plays on your tracks, they’re more likely to give your music a chance.

Alright, there you have it. Nine steps to get you more followers on SoundCloud. But remember, it ain’t gonna happen overnight. It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

Stay patient, keep pushing, and let your music do the talking, you do a lot of talking yourself and you will get more followers.

DJ Rede Beats
DJ Rede Beats
DJ Rede Beats is a DJ from Los Angeles who also specializes in making beats and music production. He's worked as an artist, producer, and beat maker for over 30 years and now is a contributor an author for My Music Viral.