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When You Use the Indie Music Academy,
You Get More Streams.

We believe that every musician deserves a chance at building the fanbase of their dreams, and navigating the music industry shouldn’t feel impossible.

But the vast majority of artists, managers, and labels struggle to find high-quality promotion services and don't know where to start if they need to learn how to promote the right way.

Thankfully, the Indie Music Academy can help.

Here at the IMA, we'll either set up a killer marketing campaign for your music or teach you how to do it yourself—specializing in all musical genres! From landing high-traffic Spotify playlists, to setting up powerful Meta Conversion Advertisements, we help you grow on Spotify way faster.

Have us do all the promotion for you with our professional team of marketers, or learn the skills yourself and manage your own powerful marketing campaigns after joining a program. The possibilities are endless! Are you ready to get started?

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Experience the power of the world’s top 1% curator network – where we bridge the gap between artists and global exposure.

  • 100% Real & Organic Human Listeners
  • No Bots, Low-Quality Ads, or Engagement Schemes
  • Our Unique Approach is powered by Search Engine Optimization (SEO) & is Spotify Terms of Service (TOS) compliant which means you never risk the safety of your music
  • All with a 100% Refund Guarantee
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Partner with us as we deliver long-term custom advertising campaigns designed and built around your music brand.

  • We handle everything from video editing, campaign management, multi-song promotion, new releases, Spotify optimization, and reporting.
  • Guaranteed listeners and followers that interact with your Spotify account with minimum performance goals & KPIs.
  • Customized social media advertising based on what fits best with your music and artistic vibe.
  • Optimized for triggering the Spotify Algorithm for long-term growth in multiple streaming categories.
  • 90-Day Minimum Commitment. 
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They are fantastic professionals who do what they say. I have excellent results that have far surpassed any of their competition.

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Genuine company that delivers on their promises. I feel it's important to highlight the genuine good guys out there in such a shark-infested industry.

- Amber G.

Great resource for learning the independent artist world—and Ryan is a wizard!

- Tim K.

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- Michael G.

Even though I'm early on in the process, I'm really grateful for the positivity, encouragement and how seemingly impossible steps are broken down into tangible tasks. Thank you for all you do!

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Indie Music Academy is 100% legitimate. You will be in great hands with Ryan as your guide into the music business.

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Since I'm a true fan of Ryan's songwriting, producing, and music coaching skills, Indie Music Academy inspires me to reach for the stars with my own music!

- Trey M.

Working with the Academy has been an amazing experience and I’d recommend them to any indie artist looking for guidance.

- Willie W.

Impeccable and timely customer service with a real human... Incredibly easy to work with and you will learn a thing or two along the way! Keep up the great work!

- John C.

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My name is Ryan Waczek and I'm the founder of the Indie Music Academy.

Welcome! I'm glad you are here!

Do you ever ask yourself these questions?

  • How do I get my music noticed?
  • How do I get my fans to buy into what I'm doing more?
  • How can I impress managers and agents?
  • How do I bring more exposure and visibility to my music?
  • How can I eventually make money and do music full-time?

If you think about these questions night and day (like I did) you've come to the right place!

The Indie Music Struggle...

Whether you are just starting out with your music, or you have multiple releases under your belt... one thing is true:

You want your music to reach a wider fanbase and NOT just do it for the numbers... you actually care about impacting other people with your music!

So, the quality of the relationship is paramount when it comes to connecting with new fans. And buying fake streams is NOT an option if you want to achieve your dreams.

But you are a musician. Not a professional digital marketer. All of this "internet marketing" and "music streaming" stuff seems too confusing! I get it. Believe it or not, I was exactly in the place you are now. I had no strategy for my music, only frustration.

That's right, I'm a musical artist too. And I've seen my artists friends spend upwards of $20,000 dollars hiring managers, gurus, and "producers" who promise them the world, only to run the other way after they cash the check.

I didn't want to get scammed, but I also didn't know where to turn!

I was so defeated that I ended up quitting music for 5 years. I needed to reset.

Have you ever felt so stuck that you didn't know where to turn for help? I felt like I needed the support of someone sitting over my shoulder to tell me where to turn. But I couldn't find anyone. So what did I do during that time? I bounced around from job to job, working at Starbucks as a barista, and then as a video editor at a surgery center (gross), and then eventually landing a steady gig as a musician at my local church.

But then, I got the fantastic opportunity to work at a brand new start-up in their marketing department. This was huge for me. I learned everything that's involved in creating a successful online business. And then I began to think: what if I could take these strategies and apply them to my music?

I studied marketing, learned from co-workers and experts, and eventually I found a process that could be used by musicians all over the world.

I worked as an online marketer by day, and then by night, I bought every music industry book, listened to every podcast, and attended every live panel discussion that I could about the latest marketing techniques of the music industry...and then things started to really change. I found a process that actually started to give results to the artists I worked with.

Artists started to approach me, asking for my help with their promotions.

We are living in an unprecedented age. It has never been more affordable to create high-quality music and distribute it to the world.

You likely already own all the gear you need to make killer recordings since you can purchase a high-quality mic, an interface, and recording software for around the same as replacing tires on your car.

With amazing services like Distrokid, you can distribute unlimited music worldwide for about the price of lunch and a soda.

And if you don't know how to play guitar, or mix your own songs, you can hire an industry professional on to do it for you!

The point is, with nearly every obstacle being removed from the music-making process—except for marketing.

The music industry is painfully complex when it comes to getting your music heard. And with all of the creative obstacles removed for musicians today, the music market has never been more saturated. Sure you can make great music, but how will you...

  • Grow your fanbase beyond family and friends?
  • Get new fans to care about you?
  • Turn your creativity into a consistent income?

At the Indie Music Academy, we believe that the musicians who invest in business and marketing skills will rise to the top become noticed by record labels, music publishers, and fans alike.

The musicians that ignore this shift in the industry and focus only on aimlessly creating with no framework in mind will be stuck in the exact same place they are now.

I'd like to help you learn marketing (or just do it for you). 

I want to bridge the gap between your music and your future fans.

I know that every artist is in a different situation. And depending on your goals it might make more sense for me to run your marketing campaigns for you!

If that's the case, click on one of the many promotional opportunities listed above on this page.

If it makes more sense for you to learn marketing yourself, I want to help jumpstart your journey by giving you access to my free workshop.

It's a training that I only give out upon request to new subscribers, it's completely free by signing up below.

Let me know what email to send the training to and I'll see you soon!

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Ryan Waczek
Founder, Indie Music Academy