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    Oct052012

    Today's Links: October 5, 2012

    The Friday Edition
    October 5, 2012


    see?
    you CAN do whatever you want.
    it's really not that hard.
    just... do it.


    (and then repeat)

    bt



     

    The Music Biz Weekly Podcast #78

    Discussing High Quality Audio, Streaming Music Services & Social Engagement Tips


    Join me (Brian Thompson) & Michael Brandvold for a 35 min. discussion on Neil Young's new high quality audio format called Pono, how indie and local bands don't seem to make their music available to subscription music services, restricting the potential for them to be heard and for buzz to develop... plus a few extra special social engagement tips which we've never really discussed before.

    LISTEN HERE


     

    The Rock Star Branding Podcast #35:

    Rdio Offers Artists Finders Fee For Finding New Subscribers


    Today we bring you a new chapter in the continuing war of online music subscription services, it's Rdio vs. Spotify. Rdio has just taken an innovative approach in the digital music space.

    Rdio has just launched Artist Program, a new feature that pays artists for bringing In new subscribers.

    Rdio is offering a $10 finder fee to every artist who brings a new paid subscriber onto their platform.

    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE


     

    WHOA.



    I'm absolutely crazy-hononoured to be the featured guest on the Blogcast FM Podcast today.

    This essential podcast for entrepreneurs gets tens of thousands of listeners each month and whose guests include some of the biggest names on the social web, including Danielle LaPorte, Julien Smith, and Chris Guillebeau.

    Huge thanks to Srinivas Rao for the opportunity to talk with him and his audience.

    Check it out below and please share if it connects with you.

    LISTEN HERE


     

    Today's News, Links & Tips:

     


    1.) An artist manager who saw my keynote at last week's Breakout West Conference in Regina, Sask. wrote a blog post about my session, Social Media For Your Music Career
    READ MORE

     


    2.) Lean Thinking: Converting Ideas Into Music Products
    READ MORE

     


    3.) Twitter for Musicians, Day 16: Recycle your Tweets
    READ MORE

     


    4.) Introducing a smart new online service, "Shablamo!". Keep Up-to-Date on Your Favorite Artists' New Releases
    READ MORE

     


    5.) Crowd Patronage: Can A 400 Year Old Model Save The Music Industry?
    READ MORE

     


    6.) Social Media Tool Updates: Twitter, Followgram, Facebook, Reddit, Pinterest x Vimeo, RebelMouse, SoundCloud.
    READ MORE

     


    7.) Perfect Never Happens
    READ MORE

     


    8.) From Digital Music News - What a 'Successful' Artist Can Expect to Make These Days...
    READ MORE

     


    9.) 9 Things Every Inspired Person (That’s YOU) Should Know
    READ MORE

     


    10.) Get More Fans From YouTube. Here's how:
    READ MORE

     


    11.) Winnipeg Gets the 2014 Juno Awards
    READ MORE

     


    12.) Oh oh. Be careful out there. When Tweeting From Multiple Accounts, Remember Dead Nana Jokes Aren’t Always Funny...
    READ MORE

     


    13.) Because the Wave is Worth the Paddle Out...
    READ MORE

     


    14.) 10 Amazing Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]
    READ MORE

     


    15.) What a Fired Television Writer Can Teach You About Finding Your Marketing Story
    READ MORE

     


    16.) Dangerbird Co-Founder Jeff Castelaz Named President Of Elektra
    READ MORE

     


    17.) Business Matters: What A Growing Digital Music Sales Market Really Means
    READ MORE

     


    18.) It’s Not The Critic Who Counts...
    READ MORE

     


    19.) I like this post... 7 Tips for Setting Your Purpose & Defining Your Success
    READ MORE

     


    20.) Is Internet radio about to get rocked?
    READ MORE

     


    21.) Why The MPAA Can't 'Win The Hearts And Minds' Of The Public: File Sharing Is Mainstream
    READ MORE

     

     



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