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    Oct122012

    Today's Links: October 12, 2012

    The Friday Edition
    October 12, 2012


    alice (in wonderland) had it right.
    believe the impossible.
    dare to dream.

    bt



    Diving Into Web Data, What Does An Artist Need To Worry About?

    The Music Biz Weekly Podcast #79


    Join me (Brian Thompson) & Michael Brandvold for a 50 min. podcast discussing the recent SF Music Tech conference, in particular the Artist Apps panel, plus a more extended talk on how and when an artist needs to look at the various streams of web data that is flowing at them.

    The web analytics. The insights. The metrics. The app stats. The never-ending numbers.

    It's overwhelming.
    How much data is really necessary?
    When should you take the numbers more seriously?

    Press play and hear what we have to say about it.

    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE



    Brian's Blog of the Day

    Top 15 Tips When Making Your Pitch


    Success in both our personal and professional lives is based on the outcome of a series of never-ending pitches.

    In fact, you make your first pitch when you're only knee-high, shortly after you form your first sentence.

    "Mom, I was good all week and I cleaned up my room and I took out the garbage and I ate my carrots… can I sleep over at Jimmy's house tonight?"

    or

    "Dear Santa, I was a good boy all year. Look at my record. Can I have that shiny red truck now?"

    Sound familiar? And it doesn't stop there. In life, you make a pitch to:

    CONTINUE READING



     

    Today's News, Links & Tips:

     


    1.) 3 Keys to YouTube Audience Success (free ebook via FanBridge)
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    2.) Canadian DJ's New Album Comes With Cardboard Turntable That Plays Included 3-Track Bonus Disc
    READ MORE

     


    3.) The Copyblogger Content Marketing Codex
    READ MORE

     


    4.) The Science of Lucid Dreaming and How to Learn to Control Your Dreams
    READ MORE

     


    5.) Pete Townshend Makes Required Annual 'Blame iTunes' Appearance, Global Deathclock Reset
    READ MORE

     


    6.) 10 Timeless Lessons Everyone Learns Eventually
    READ MORE

     


    7.) Harvard Business Review Continues To Innovate On The eBook Front; Offers 'Shared Pricing' On Recent Publication
    READ MORE

     


    8.) Spotify Partners With Samsung to Provide TV-based Music Streaming
    READ MORE

     


    9.) How Taking Breaks Boosts Creativity
    READ MORE

     


    10.) Content Marketing to a ‘Multi-Screen World’ [RESEARCH]
    READ MORE

     


    11.) 5 Ways to Gain a Competitive Advantage: The Importance of Continuous Learning and Personal Development
    READ MORE

     


    12.) A Former A&R Exec On Indie Label Management As Performance Art
    READ MORE

     


    13.) 5 tips to defeat cynicism, via Paulo Coelho
    READ MORE

     


    14.) UK Continues To Criminalize Bad Taste And Stupidity In Online Postings
    READ MORE

     


    15.) Musicians, looking for a decent website option? Consider HostBaby's brand new Backdrop Themes, looks good.
    READ MORE

     


    16.) THIS. The World Needs You to Come Alive.
    READ MORE

     


    17.) How to Maximize Your Willpower
    READ MORE

     


    18.) Fantastic article you should all read... How to Improve Your Intuition.
    READ MORE

     


    19.) 10 Beatles Innovations That Changed Music
    READ MORE

     


    20.) The MP3 Reaches Middle Age...
    READ MORE

     


    21.) What Does Your Band’s About/Bio Page Tell Me About You? What You Should Include in Your Bio.
    READ MORE

     


    22.) 10 Signs That You Might Be Addicted To Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]
    READ MORE

     

     



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