The Wednesday Edition
August 15, 2012
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A War of Words
The Rock Star Branding Podcast
Join Brian Thompson, Michael Brandvold & Steve Jones for a fun and engaging 14 min. discussion on the topic of a conscious, controversial publicity moves done to stir up press.
In this episode we chat about the ongoing feud between Elton John and Madonna, to radio DJs fighting with competing stations, to hair metal bands fighting with each other in the 80's, to Oasis' Gallagher brothers fighting amongst themselves.
Is this something an artist should ever consider consciously doing to get the attention of the masses?
Today's News, Links & Tips:
1.) Fantastic news from my friends over at Music Xray, their Partnership with Soundcloud Has Garnered 2,176 Successes
2.) Face It: We Still Have No Idea If Streams Are Killing Downloads...
3.) SoundExchange Releases List Of Unclaimed Digital Performance Royalties
4.) Here's some DIY Artist Tips from my friends over at Tunecore: "Double Your Income... No Really"
5.) Throwback: Beck Encourages Digital Fans To Engage With Analog Music...
6.) A must-read new blog post from Steven Pressfield: "Thinking A Career"
7.) 10 Reasons Why Your Facebook Fans Hate You
8.) Klout Kicks It Into High Gear With New Scoring Algorithm. What do you think? Did your score jump or fall?
9.) 4 Ways to Step out of Your Social Media Comfort Zone
10.) How to Develop a Hardcore Fan Base
11.) How to Make a Good Music Video
12.) Interview with Freelance Musician Tony Maceli
13.) How Checklists Make You Smarter
14.) Is All Publicity Good?
15.) A Communication Breakdown: the impact of social media on our lives. (Infographic)
16.) 6 Simple Tactics to Regain Clarity and Achieve Your Goals
17.) Understanding the Dangers of “Ego-Depletion”
18.) The Ultimate Guide To Creating Viral Content
19.) Great new post from Zen Habits: "Be Inspired"
20.) Living an Intentional Life (doing everything with awareness and consciousness)
21.) The Internet Archive is Distributing Free Music, Movies & Books Via BitTorrent Now
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