SoundBetter is the leading destination site connecting service seekers and service providers in the music production industry.
If you are looking for a Recording Studio, Music Producer, Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer, Live Sound Engineer, Session Musician or other type of Music Production Professional you can search, filter and find the right fit on SoundBetter.
If you are an Audio Engineer, Recording Studio, Music Producer or Session Musician and want to make your services available locally or remotely and get more work, SoundBetter is for you.
You can find nearly any kind of sound engineer and music production professional on SoundBetter, including Mixing Engineers, Mastering Engineers, Recording Engineers, Recording Studios, Music Producers, Programmers, Remixers, Sound Designers, Boom Operators, Post Production Mixers, Live Sound Engineers and more, specializing in a variety of genres, in a variety of prices ranges, tagged by credits, with information about each, pictures, location and direct contact, all available for hire.
Yes you can. You can find engineers and music producers by artist credits using SoundBetter's smart search bar.
Yes. It is free to get listed as a pro and free to search pros and and request proposals or post a project on SoundBetter.
If you choose to work with a pro on SoundBetter we enable you to work pay and work with them directly on the platform. We charge a commission of the fee from the provider.
As a provider you can also upgrade your SoundBetter listing to be more prominent and appear above others in search results for a monthly fee.
Creating a listing on SoundBetter is a great start, and we market the site to those seeking engineers on your behalf. However to stand out there are several things you can do:
1. Make your listing compelling, interesting, detailed, specific and truthful. Use a good photo if you have one, people look before reading. Include prices in your specialties to be appear in more search results. Don't list yourself in every specialty and genre unless you actually specialize in everything, it doesn't look professional. Don't forget to publish your listing.
2. Invite current and past clients to review you using the 'share' button on your listing.
Positive reviews increase your chances of getting business and allow you to charge a premium for your services. Statistics show people overwhelmingly trust peer reviews when choosing a service provider.
3. Contribute to the Knowledge section
The Knowledge section is a pool of tutorial video and articles about music production by SoundBetter members. It's a great way to showcase your knowledge and engage users looking for audio engineers.
5. Share your listing via email, social media and forums using the 'Share' button on your listing. It's a great way to remind people about what you do. Also, if you share your listing, others may share and re-post your links, drawing attention and exposing others to your services. Increasing traffic to your listing also help it rank higher in search results and increases the likelihood of your listing being found by those searching for production services on search engines.
6. Upgrade your listing to show up above free listings and get more views.
Here's a small sampling of what others say about SoundBetter.
"SoundBetter.com - You should really check this out. His vision is a place where musicians, and managers can go "shop" for audio talent." -Multiple Award winning FOH Engineer Ken 'Pooch' Van Druten
"Cool site! Really looks like a good resource." - Brad Madix, FOH Live Sound Engineer (Rush, Van Halen, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against the Machine)
"Great concept, and most welcomed by this member of the audio fraternity." - Nigel Paul, FOH Live Sound Engineer (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeath, Steve Vai)
"This is a really good thing for the music production community, we've been missing something like this." - Multiple Grammy Award Winning Mix Engineer Manny Marroquin (Bruno Mars, Linkin Park, Alicia Keys, Rihanna)
"If you don't have a SoundBetter listing you should create one. This is how engineers are found now." - Grammy and TEC Award Winning Engineer Ed Cherney (Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan)
"SoundBetter works! I just got another project from the site" - Producer, Engineer Yoad Nevo (Duran Duran, Girls Aloud, Sugababes, Pet Shop Boys)
"A client got to me through my listing on your website, so I guess something is working right there! :)" - Ariel Shafir
"Got 2 tracks to master from your site !! The site is sick!!" - Moshon Shabah
"If I didn't tell my fellow engineers about @SoundBetter, that'd be sorta a dick move. #thankmelater" - Jeff Hylton Simmons
"Better sign up to SoundBetter" - Erica Basnicky, PSN Europe
"SoundBetter spreads the word" - Steve Harvey, Pro Sound News
"..a cool new site that aims to help find engineers and studios work. We think the site is great looking and has cool features for searching." - http://www.pro-tools-expert.com
The 'Knowledge' section is a place for SoundBetter visitors to read articles and watch video tutorials about music production and audio engineering. All the articles and videos in the Knowledge section are submitted by SoundBetter members.
If you have a listing on SoundBetter you can contribute knowledge by uploading a tutorial article or video which will appear in the main 'Knowledge' section. This will help draw attention to your listing and showcase your know-how. Only original and informative tutorials are allowed.
Anyone who has worked with a music production professional through SoundBetter can submit a review of their experience and the professional can submit review of their experience with the customer. These are called verified reviews.
There were reviews that were posted by customers of pros before SoundBetter managed projects on the site and those are distinguished from the verified reviews.
Yes! Session and touring musicians who wish to promote their services and get more work, locally or remotely can sign up to SoundBetter to get leads for work.
You can change your photo on SoundBetter by clicking the little white x on the top right corner of the thumbnail in your 'edit listing' page.
SoundBetter was founded by Shachar Gilad, an audio engineer and musician himself who previously worked at Waves Audio and Apple Inc. You may have seen his mixing video tutorials on Youtube or used pro audio software he helped conceive, design and build.
SoundBetter was co-founded by seasoned business executive Shai Gilad.
Advisory Board members include Grammy Award Winning Engineers Manny Marroquin (Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys, Kanye West) and Ed Cherney (Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt) and veteran Music Manager and Pro Audio specialist Asher Bitansky .
You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a musician who is looking for a recording studio, audio engineer or session musician to bring your project to the next level, you're in the right place.
You can post the details of your project for the thousands of music production pros to see and send you a proposal if they are interested. You can also invite specific providers privately to send you a proposal.
Once you get a proposal you can discuss it with the provider and choose who you want to work with. When you accept the proposal you can pre-fund and then manage the job on SoundBetter.
SoundBetter is truly global.
Music Production professionals from all corners of the world list their services on SoundBetter and are available for hire locally and remotely.