By Chris Robley from The DIY Musician. Start “selling” your new music before its official release date A digital pre-sale (via iTunes or Amazon) allows your fans to order your music in advance of its release. All pre-sales will be credited on the official release date — so the more pre-sales you get, the higher your sales ranking for that day. Your pre-sale customers will then be able to hear/download your music on the release date. A digital music pre-sale is a great way to build hype for your latest single or album, giving you an extra four weeks to...

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