Europe or BUST: Spotify opens indie floodgates

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I’ve done a couple outreach campaigns with my band to European countries on a network-to-remain-nameless and I must admit, they like my music more that America does. So far at least. Last.fm is cool , but Spotify of course is all the new rage. So maybe 4 weeks ago I went through Cdbaby Digital and asked to just be put … Read More

Music Marketing with Twitter

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Oh boy! Tweet. A waste of time? Who gives a hoot? Oprah? Ashton Koocher? Well again…social media is just that, a social tool that can be used effectively if you have an audience of followers who are actually listening. The noise ratio can be significant on Twitter with all the spam. There is porno spam, SEO spam, spam spam, get … Read More

Music Marketing with Facebook

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Well, they are saying right now ( July 2009) that Facebook is indeed the new Myspace in terms of music and well….Social Media in general.  I will leave that up to the purported “experts” lol …. but truth be told in my own opinion there is still enough life in Myspace Music worth some time promoting music fro a little … Read More

Your Website

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A bands Website should be “Home base.” Not Myspace, not Facebook, nor Twitter et al Social Networking sites. Those sites should be maintained, and the fan relationships within maintained, but you want to drive traffic back to home base. My personal favorite as a main platform or CMS (Content Management System) is the “Indie Band Management Platform” Fourfour.com . No … Read More