The Wednesday Edition
September 12, 2012
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Free Session in Vancouver
I'm happy to announce that for the second year in a row I'll be speaking at Social Media Week Vancouver.
And here's the best news yet, not only is it free but it's in the evening too.
Here's the details:
Making Social Media Work for You and Your Music
When: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 6 - 8pm
Where: ING Direct Cafe, 466 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
With: Brian Thompson & Chris Brandt
Join two of the preeminent leaders in social media marketing in the music industry for a candid and insightful spin on practices and techniques to build an audience, make valuable connections, and create new opportunities for you and your music.
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The Rock Star Branding Podcast #32
Branding Essentials for New Artists, Part 1
What IS branding anyways? And how does it differ from marketing? And where does advertising fit into all of this? Are they all the same thing? And for new and developing artists , what are the essential first steps to take in the branding process?
Join myself (Brian Thompson), Michael Brandvold and Steve Jones for a 15 minute discussion on what bands need to be aware of when they first hit their local scene.
Today's News, Links & Tips:
1.) Approaching Music Companies for Endorsement: Why It’s Not All about Free Stuff
2.) Alan McGee planning to recreate his legendary Creation lagel. Indie mogul says 'music needs a kick in the balls'...
3.) Are you stopping when you get stopped?
4.) David Geffen, from mailroom to billionaire music mogul, tracing the highlights of an astonishing career
5.) Music Ecommerce Roundup: Green Day uses Chirpify to sell new album, Chirpify Adds Soundscan, WePay vs. PayPal
6.) How To Make Your Music Career Highly Profitable And Sustainable
7.) Highlights Of Mark Zuckerberg’s First Post-IPO Interview At TechCrunch Disrupt
8.) Indie Rapper Kosha Dillz and His Alternative Strategy For Getting Booked At Music Festivals
9.) 8 Ways You’re Wasting Your Life
10.) Stage Fright! Overcoming Music Performance Anxiety
11.) 3 Essential Twitter Lists for Any Entrepreneur
12.) Career Action Plan: How Successful People Use Gap Analysis to Achieve Career Goals
13.) Twitter for Musicians, Day 8: Has Your Account Been Hacked?
14.) 5 Ways to Avoid Natural Reactions that Prevent You from Making Good Decisions
15.) 10 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Brain While You Work
16.) Mark Zuckerberg Debunks 3 Myths at TechCrunch Disrupt
17.) 4 Signs of a True Entrepreneur
18.) Promoting Your Music through Music Discovery Platforms. An interview with the Head of Music at Last.fm
19.) New Commercial Indie Rock FM Station Coming to Toronto
20.) This one little tip could change your life: How To Wear Your Great-Sounding Earbuds the Right Way...
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