The Upsides of Apple Music

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I was honored to have LinkedIn ask me to write a short piece about the Apple Music announcement. Below is the post. This week’s announcement of the new Apple Music service has the music and music tech communities all abuzz. It’s important to view this development in the larger picture of competition in streaming music, which many in the industry … Read More

Getting Your Music Discovered: SEO, SMO, and WMO. Make the Like Button Available.

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Getting Your Music Discovered: SEO, SMO, and WMO. SEO = Search Engine Optimization. When you put up your Website, Implement a root-level domain i.e. www.lifelovemisery.com not www.toddtate.net/lifelovemisery or the like. Embed proper meta tags. Also integrate Facebook Open Graph into your site. No cash to make a Website? Start a Tumblr or keep reading there are most suggestions in this … Read More

Music Marketing via Web Radio

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There are a number of sites to which bands can upload their tunes so friends, family, and fans can stream their music for free to spread the word and get additional exposure in the musical Web sphere. Some say to not provide a constant radio stream of your music or “people will not buy your music, they will simply listen … Read More