The Thursday Edition
September 13, 2012
music has no boundaries,
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.
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The Rock Star Branding Podcast #32
Branding Essentials for New Artists
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.) Bands & Music fans, what do you think of this? Downloadable Album Tee Combines Shirts & Music For More Artist Revenue.
2.) New Apple Stuff: What Music Fans Need to Know (Updated)
3.) How to Promote Your Music with Download Cards
4.) Intriguing. Anyone try this new service yet? A PR Service Built for Musicians: StoryAmp...
5.) Pretty stoked about this" Led Zeppelin Announce 'Celebration Day' Film Chronicling 2007 Reunion Show...
6.) Twitter for Musicians, Day 9: Avoid this Horrible Behavior at All Costs...
7.) How To Turn Your Dull Morning Into An Epic One
8.) 5 Essential Ways Everyone Should Hack Their Willpower
9.) See what happens when you give people an iPhone 4S and tell them it's a new iPhone 5 [Video]
10.) 3 Steps to Building B(r)and Loyalty
11.) Goodbye, Ping. Get Lost.
12.) Pssst... Facebook is Not a Strategy.
13.) How can you make these facts work for you? 10 Things your customers wish you knew about them [infographic]
14.) 5 Steps to Move Through the Fear and Into Your Greatness
15.) Don't Focus On Why People Pirate; Focus On Why They Don't Buy...
16.) How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck...
17.) Do You Know Who You Are Talking To When You Send a Message?
18.) Learn from the pros. 10 Ways Leading Brands Use Facebook Ingeniously For Their Marketing
19.) Hub & Spokes: The Key to Driving Fans to Your Band Website...
20.) The Complete Guitarist: The Art of Practicing (and Getting Motivated to Practice)
21.) One of the major voices missing from the conversation about the future of music is the user...
22.) David Byrne on How Music and Creativity Work
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