Selling Your Music on Beatport – Tips and Tools

Beatport is the largest and most popular online music store specializing in electronic music and culture.

Here are some tips and tools for selling your music on Beatport.

Beatport Sales Territories

Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Want to promote your label, releases, and artists on Beatport? No problem! Here are some helpful tools and tips you can use to get the most out of the stores full offerings. In addition, we offer the ability to submit a Featured Release Form that helps your chances of being featured on the brand. Contact Us for more information.


Promotional Opportunities

Artist Page

Every artist has the possibility of getting an artist page on the website. The requirements are basic but very important. First, the photograph MUST BE a professional artist photograph. The size of the photo needs to be 590×404 JPG. If these two requirements are met, and you have music being sold on Beatport, then you can visit this website to submit your artist picture. The same procedure must be done if you wish to change.

Label Pages

Very similar to Artist Pages, every label has the possibility of getting their own page and updating their logo. To be able to do so, you can vist here and update your logo.

DJ Charts

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The DJ Charts site is where you can get in front of the world’s largest audience of dance music fans with your own URL and custom page. The biggest DJs, labels, artists, and venues all over the world are already promoting themselves by creating Beatport DJ Charts, posting gigs, and sharing their Soundcloud and YouTube accounts. In order to create a DJ Chart you must have music being sold on Beatport profile then create a DJ Chart via a DJ profile. If you already have an established DJ profile, or are using one of your artists’ DJ profiles, create a chart by logging into that user account.

If you’re creating an account for the first time, you’ll be required to set up a new DJ profile. You can follow the steps when you click on the following link: https://www.beatport.com/dj/charts/new

Before creating your chart read up below on how to populate them.

There are three main ways to find music for your chart via:

  • SEARCH
  • CARTS
  • PURCHASES

This means before creating your chart you can browse the site, adding music you like to your Shopping Cart. These can then be selected to populate a DJ chart. You’ll also be able to add tracks from your previous purchases.

In the chart view, you can drag and drop, remove, and even preview tracks until you are content with your selection.

*UPDATE* Charts can now be longer than 10 tracks too!

Beatport Sounds

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Beatport’s entry into the samples. Sell Royalty free loops, samples, sound effects and patches for your DJ sets and productions. If you make original music and wish to sell your samples to the popular store, we can help you with the process. Feel free to reach out contact our Content Department and they will make sure to send over all the specs needed.

Top 100 Chart Tracking

This handy tool we stumbled on, http://www.beattracker.com is a great way for Artists and Labels to see where they are charting each and every day! Great for being able to determine if the marketing you are doing is working and a great way to document and save time.

Featured Release Consideration

Every record label wonders about how to get their material promoted on Beatport’s pages. Unfortunately, you cannot pay to have an advertisement on the webpage however, you can fill out a Featured Release form for consideration in our Symphonic Management System. Even after that, its not guaranteed but your chances will increase. We will not only send this form to Beatport but to other retailers as well! It’s important to be professional on this form and retailers would like to see a good biography, Soundcloud preview links, and feedbacks from DJs, Producers, and more!

If you’re interested in getting more information on the featured placements, we have two helpful blog posts, that can help with the process; 5 Tips For Getting Featured On Beatport & What Items to Include for a Beatport Feature.