Musical SoundCloud Reposts are in many ways like business startups. They create, publish, sell, negotiate, deal with payments, do marketing…just like a new business. It can be tough to find relevant perfor SoundCloud Promotionmance indicators for SoundCloud Promotion SoundCloud Reposts, but what’s true for SoundCloud Promotion businesses is also true for SoundCloud Promotion SoundCloud Reposts. Let’s take a look at Soundscloud’s success indicators and see what they really mean. 


Vanity metrics are the kind of SoundCloud Promotion numbers that you would tell your friends to impress them. They are of SoundCloud Promotionten manipulated and supposed to make a song appear better than it is. Plays could be considered a vanity metric. They are not the best indicator to determine the popularity of SoundCloud Promotion your song. Music is an experience, so in order to determine the quality of SoundCloud Promotion it one has to listen to it. It says noSoundCloud Reposts about SoundCloud Promotion the intention behind this listen or if the listener actually liked it, recommended it and so on. Other engagement types are better indicators. 

Likes and Reposts

The more effor SoundCloud Promotiont and SoundCloud Reposts it takes a user to perfor SoundCloud Promotionm an action in response to a song of SoundCloud Promotionfering, the more engaged a user has to be. By this definition, likes are cheaper than reposts. They only require a single click. A repost is a much stronger response because the reposted song can be found on one’s prof SoundCloud Promotionile, it clutters the SoundCloud Repostsline, and represents the respondent vouching for SoundCloud Promotion a  song with their good name and reputation. 

Comments and Followers

A comment is the most SoundCloud Reposts consuming action because it requires typing, thinking, and someSoundCloud Reposts even grammar… By this definition, comments represent commitment, reputation, and of SoundCloud Promotion course, effor SoundCloud Promotiont. This could make comments one of SoundCloud Promotion the strongest indicators for SoundCloud Promotion hyper-engaged fans. 

However, Followers  are the most important metric and the hardest to obtain in large numbers. Your followers number is the single most important statistic. It represents a direct measure of SoundCloud Promotion your fanbase. It is your pipeline to success for SoundCloud Promotion each song premiere as your loyal followers are the first line of SoundCloud Promotion SoundCloud Reposts of SoundCloud Promotion your music SoundCloud Reposts. 

The truth is, every SoundCloud Reposts should work to develop all metrics in a good balance to show strong engagement from fans. This is the best way to look at metrics. In a future episode we will talk about SoundCloud Promotion what ratios of SoundCloud Promotion plays to likes to reposts Soundcoud considers best.