The Friday Edition
October 5, 2012
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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.
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.
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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.
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
2.) Lean Thinking: Converting Ideas Into Music Products
3.) Twitter for Musicians, Day 16: Recycle your Tweets
4.) Introducing a smart new online service, "Shablamo!". Keep Up-to-Date on Your Favorite Artists' New Releases
5.) Crowd Patronage: Can A 400 Year Old Model Save The Music Industry?
6.) Social Media Tool Updates: Twitter, Followgram, Facebook, Reddit, Pinterest x Vimeo, RebelMouse, SoundCloud.
7.) Perfect Never Happens
8.) From Digital Music News - What a 'Successful' Artist Can Expect to Make These Days...
9.) 9 Things Every Inspired Person (That’s YOU) Should Know
10.) Get More Fans From YouTube. Here's how:
11.) Winnipeg Gets the 2014 Juno Awards
12.) Oh oh. Be careful out there. When Tweeting From Multiple Accounts, Remember Dead Nana Jokes Aren’t Always Funny...
13.) Because the Wave is Worth the Paddle Out...
14.) 10 Amazing Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]
15.) What a Fired Television Writer Can Teach You About Finding Your Marketing Story
16.) Dangerbird Co-Founder Jeff Castelaz Named President Of Elektra
17.) Business Matters: What A Growing Digital Music Sales Market Really Means
18.) It’s Not The Critic Who Counts...
19.) I like this post... 7 Tips for Setting Your Purpose & Defining Your Success
20.) Is Internet radio about to get rocked?
21.) Why The MPAA Can't 'Win The Hearts And Minds' Of The Public: File Sharing Is Mainstream
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