SF MusicTech Summit details!

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You either are, are not, or should be registered to attend the SF MusicTech Summit THIS Monday 9/12. Here is everything you need to know to get the most out of this incredible conference: EVENT DATES & TIMES: Opening Night Party Sunday, September 11, 2011 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Hotel Kabuki’s O Izakaya Lounge, 2nd Floor1625 Post StreetAll are … Read More

See you at SF MusicTech Summit #9!

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This time around make an investment in your music or technology idea and be sure to be on this attendee list, the next event is on September 12th, be there!

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

RootMusic BandPages

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Ok…so you’re in a band and you paid someone to make your fancy pants Fan Page. Custom tabs, man o man your jammin, totally digging your new page. Wow looks great, totally pro. Oh but wait… oh no you have not looked at your page since 8/23 and all of a sudden your page is all whacked? Time to call your “Web” developer … Read More

Artist lament passing of custom CSS Myspace pages

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Is this true? Rupert says, “they are not giving up on Myspace yet“. I’ve had a few of my clients log into their Myspace account lately and be presented a chance to “upgrade”. Poof. Custom CSS Myspace site all gone. Now they have to start from the ground up using the new “templates & plug-ins”. Bummer. Well, now who’s to … Read More

twt.fm & how to stay on top of Web Music Technology

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These days our bandwidth can be so low from working and maintaining relationships with family and friends how do you keep up with the latest and greatest? Easy; use Twitter to follow the people that actually create the technology. That brings us to Lee Martin; he takes care of Them Crooked Vultures and Beck’s Web needs, and he is also … Read More