See how the Rockstars tweet.

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Hello, just a quick post in the Twitter category. Mashable always has great articles about Social Media. Here is a great article that can demonstrate for newby to beginning Tweeters on how other musicians use Twitter. Take note of and follow @amandapalmer , @trent_reznor, and say …@zoecello & @sivers, and then pick another 10 artists and watch what they do … Read More

Using Widgets to Market Music

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Widgets! Sexy Widgets everywhere! Like this sexy Widget below from Tunecore, my digital distribution company of choice. Some say the next big thing is going to be open, global, mobile, social, playful, and intelligent. Widgets can be just that. What makes the Web fun and gives your fans fun ways to interact with you and your band exposure is the … 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

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