With over 300 million active users on Twitter, it can be tough to figure out who’s worth your time to follow. While this is by no means an exhaustive list, here are five great Twitter accounts that all songwriters will find beneficial to get you started! If we missed a good one, please share it with us in the comments below.
1. American Songwriter (@AmerSongwriter)
This Nashville-based magazine’s Twitter feed includes “Daily Discoveries” of new artists, “Behind The Song” analyses of American favorites, and other fresh, daily content.
2. Educated Songwriter (@edusongwriter)
Run by veteran songwriter, producer, engineer, and session musician Cliff Goldmacher, @edusongwriter does a great job of keeping you in the know on songwriting essentials. It’s a fantastic resource for songwriters seeking tried-and-true tips in the form of a blog, e-book, webinars, and more.
3. TAXI Independent A&R (@TAXIMusic)
This leading independent A&R company focuses on connecting independent artists to the music industry. They regularly tweet out opportunities for songwriters, so they’re a good one to follow if you’re looking to dive into the world of film/TV sync deals and music publishing.
4. Songwriting Scene (@songscene)
This Twitter account run by singer-songwriter Sharon Goldman provides songwriting tips, interviews, insight on the creative process, and much more from the Songwriting Scene blog.
5. SongwriterLink (@SongwriterLink)
You didn’t think we’d leave out SongwriterLink, did you?! We share our favorite tips on songwriting and collaboration, keep you posted on the latest news and opportunities in the songwriting world, and give you a healthy dose of creative inspiration. Plus, we have a habit of regularly giving shout-outs to some of our fantastic SongwriterLink members who are looking for co-writers!