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    Today's Links: June 26, 2012

    The Tuesday Edition
    June 26, 2012

     

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    Today's News, Links & Tips:

     


    1.) The Top 100 Must-Follow Music Resources on Twitter, Pt. 5: Music News
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    2.) Top Economist: ASCAP, BMI, & SoundExchange Serve Very Little Purpose Today...
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    3.) Receive a page from your favourite artist's personal lyric notebook? That's what Billy The Kid is doing with her fans:
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    4.) The Age of Music Piracy Continues As Japan Makes Illegal Downloading A Punishable Offense
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    5.) Yikes. The RIAA Now Wants to Approve Your Website Registration…
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    6.) What if Spotify had been invented in the 1980s? YouTube user made a video of how it would’ve looked back then
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    7.) How to Create a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
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    8.) Great Article: Musicians: Remember To Start With “Why”
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    9.) David Lowery Might Be Right About Some Things, But He's Wrong About Streaming, Money, and Artists
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    10.) Six basic questions every blogger should answer
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    11.) The Music Lab, an all-new Canadian initiative with the Canadian Film Centre
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    12.) Musician Plays Cool Prank on Starbucks for DIY Promotion
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    13.) Press Kit Fundamentals: Branding Yourself in Your Artist Bio and Beyond
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    14.) Advanced Twitter Listening Tip: Track More Than Just Your Mentions
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    15.) The Devil on Your Shoulder — Silencing Your Inner Critic
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    16.) 5 Concert Apps That Are Changing Live Music
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    17.) 10 Things You May Not Know About YouTube
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    18.) The One Iron Law of Blogging
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    19.) Wanna bust free from your job and do your own thing? Why Right Now is the Time to Prove You’re An Expert
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    20.) Should your Band Play for Free? A little video blog/discussion with Seth from How To Run A Band
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    21.) What Role Memory Plays In Personal Development
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    22.) Do you have... The Courage to Be Uncool?
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