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July 6, 2012
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The Music Biz Weekly Podcast #65:
Fred Jacobs from Jacobs Media Discusses the Current State of Radio
Join Brian Thompson & Michael Brandvold for a 45 min. discussion with Fred Jacobs from Jacobs Media, the man who created the Classic Rock radio format.
Fred Jacobs has emerged over the past two decades as one of radio’s leading visionaries. He founded Jacobs Media in 1983, when he had the notion that Album Rock could be fragmented by the creation of the Classic Rock format.
Today, Classic Rock stands out as the most successful radio format in the last 20 years.
I was just included in this awesome list from CD Baby
"10 Top Music Marketing & Promotion Resources"
Today's News, Links & Tips:
1.) CDs and DVDs - Contrary to Belief They Do Not Last Forever:
2.) Common Qualities of Insanely Successful Viral Videos
3.) What are the 10 Secret Benefits of Blogging?
4.) 21 Internet Marketing Stats That Will Blow Your Mind
5.) Everything You Need to Run a Successful Social Media Contest
6.) The 5 Surprising Factors Behind the Most Shared Tweets (and How to Use Them)
7.) On Not Knowing (Or The More Productive Way To Think)
8.) On Independent Thinking (Or To Be More Like Steve) - an inspiring 23 min video of Steve Jobs from 1980
9.) 6 Posts That Build Engagement on Facebook
10.) Why Apple Will Enter the Music Sharing Business
11.) Musicplayr: A Cross-Platform Solution for Online Music?
12.) Are Musicians Making More or Less Money? It's not as obvious as you might think...
13.) 12 Most Delicious Business Tips I Got from Watching Cereal Commercials
14.) Pssst... 10 Things to Tell Yourself Today
15.) Why Chris Guillebeau Believes a Startup is Less Risky than a Corporate Job + His Best Alternative
16.) 4 Ways to Turn Twitter.com into Your Social Media Powerhouse (this is my preferred way to tweet too)
17.) What do you think of this? Def Leppard Recording 'Forgeries' of Old Hits While At Impasse With Label
18.) How to Handle Criticism
19.) Should Your Music be Free?
20.) 4 Tips to Get You Acting Like You’re In The Music Business.
21.) 3 Legal Tips for Amanda Palmer-Style Crowdfunding
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