SXSW Panel Video | The Seven Hottest Topics in Web MusicTech in 2016

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This is the 4th year of moderating my panel “The Seven Hottest Topics” at SXSW. This year I brought in 3 professionals that work with artists and got their insights on the technologies that connect us to the music and how they work with their artists with these technologies. Esteemed Panelist: HAROLD GUTIERREZ HEAD OF DIGITAL MKTG & STRATEGY 5B … Read More

Raj Ramayya Website

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This is not a typical “fan site” nor really a “band website.” Raj is a very successful musician that resides in California, but works often in Tokyo and Canada and needed a business site to help his international agents get him jobs.

SoundCloud “Premier App”

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There are well over 100 SoundCloud API integration that can, and will, just blow your mind. Enough with prose let’s check out this new application by Lee Martin that I recently hacked up for my recording project “Life Love Misery”.

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

13 quick tips for bands to maximize Web & Social Media

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Conventional wisdom among music marketers is that a band should provide 20 minutes of online content for its fans each day. This entails media such as videos, whimsical writing about daily life, photos on stage or candid daily touring photos at the burger joint, song streams, and other interesting items