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    Thursday
    Sep132012

    Today's Links: September 13, 2012

    The Thursday Edition
    September 13, 2012


    music has no boundaries,
    no limitations.
    it is the language of the heart.


    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.

    GET MORE INFO HERE


     

    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.

    LISTEN HERE


     

    Today's News, Links & Tips:

     


    1.) Bands & Music fans, what do you think of this? Downloadable Album Tee Combines Shirts & Music For More Artist Revenue.
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    2.) New Apple Stuff: What Music Fans Need to Know (Updated)
    READ MORE

     


    3.) How to Promote Your Music with Download Cards
    READ MORE

     


    4.) Intriguing. Anyone try this new service yet? A PR Service Built for Musicians: StoryAmp...
    READ MORE

     


    5.) Pretty stoked about this" Led Zeppelin Announce 'Celebration Day' Film Chronicling 2007 Reunion Show...
    READ MORE

     


    6.) Twitter for Musicians, Day 9: Avoid this Horrible Behavior at All Costs...
    READ MORE

     


    7.) How To Turn Your Dull Morning Into An Epic One
    READ MORE

     


    8.) 5 Essential Ways Everyone Should Hack Their Willpower
    READ MORE

     


    9.) See what happens when you give people an iPhone 4S and tell them it's a new iPhone 5 [Video]
    READ MORE

     


    10.) 3 Steps to Building B(r)and Loyalty
    READ MORE

     


    11.) Goodbye, Ping. Get Lost.
    READ MORE

     


    12.) Pssst... Facebook is Not a Strategy.
    READ MORE

     


    13.) How can you make these facts work for you? 10 Things your customers wish you knew about them [infographic]
    READ MORE

     


    14.) 5 Steps to Move Through the Fear and Into Your Greatness
    READ MORE

     


    15.) Don't Focus On Why People Pirate; Focus On Why They Don't Buy...
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    16.) How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck...
    READ MORE

     


    17.) Do You Know Who You Are Talking To When You Send a Message?
    READ MORE

     


    18.) Learn from the pros. 10 Ways Leading Brands Use Facebook Ingeniously For Their Marketing
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    19.) Hub & Spokes: The Key to Driving Fans to Your Band Website...
    READ MORE

     


    20.) The Complete Guitarist: The Art of Practicing (and Getting Motivated to Practice)
    READ MORE

     


    21.) One of the major voices missing from the conversation about the future of music is the user...
    READ MORE

     


    22.) David Byrne on How Music and Creativity Work
    READ MORE

     

     



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