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    Sep212012

    Today's Links: September 21, 2012

    The Friday Edition
    September 21, 2012


    if you make this your goal,
    in everything you do,
    you will find happiness.



     

    New this morning

    The Music Biz Weekly Podcast
    Episode #76

    Documenting the Growth of a New Band
    an Interview with Chris from How to Run a Band



    Join me (Brian Thompson) & Michael Brandvold for a 55 min. interview with Chris Seth Jackson.

    Chris is documenting his band Shiplosion via his popular music marketing website How To Run A Band. On the site, Chris shares with his readers some of the different marketing tactics he's experimenting with.
    Topics discussed in this episode include:

    - Facebook strategies
    - ReverbNation's Promote It product
    - Twitter for Musicians (a 30 day exercise to help musicians optimize their Twitter efforts)
    - giving away free merch
    - old-school flyering around clubs
    - relationship building

    LISTEN HERE


    Vancouver!
    Come see me speak next week.
    It's Free.

    Making Social Media Work
    for You and Your Music


    When: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 6 - 8pm
    Where: ING Direct Cafe, 466 Howe St., Vancouver, BC
    How much: Free
    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.

    REGISTER HERE


     

    Today's News, Links & Tips:

     


    1.) Facebook Expands Testing Of Highlight Feature For Users
    READ MORE

     


    2.) iOS6 is here! Updated yet? Here's the 10 Best Things About iOS 6
    READ MORE

     


    3.) Brutal. Universal EMI Deal Likely To Slow Digital Music Innovation...
    READ MORE

     


    4.) Full Text Of EMI CEO Roger Faxon's Email To Staff On UMG Purchase, and His Own Departure
    READ MORE

     


    5.) How to Shoot and Share Panoramas in iOS 6
    READ MORE

     


    6.) The science behind what motivates us to get up for work every day...
    READ MORE

     


    7.) How to Develop Your Own Creativity in a World of Conformity
    READ MORE

     


    8.) Have you ever uttered the words, "This is my last chance, my last kick at the can"? If so, this is for you:
    READ MORE

     


    9.) From Career Regret to Reinvention: How to Move Past Your Pain & Design Your Ideal Career
    READ MORE

     


    10.) Host a Listening Party for Your Next Album Release
    READ MORE

     


    11.) 10 Things No One Can Steal From You
    READ MORE

     


    12.) How to Rewire Your Brain to Be More Kind Toward Others
    READ MORE

     


    13.) Clicking a button is not a real connection. A follow is not a real relationship. A like is not a real friend...
    READ MORE

     


    14.) 10 Ways Blogging Has Made Me More Productive...
    READ MORE

     


    15.) THIS > Stop Saying What You’re Not Going to Do...
    READ MORE

     


    16.) This is messed up. This Is What's Wrong With The Music Industry: Musicians Have To Pay, To Pay Themselves...
    READ MORE

     


    17.) Irish Rockers, The Script, Use Video Q&A To Engage Fans On Tour
    READ MORE

     


    18.) Musicians: Top 10 Brand Building Secrets
    READ MORE

     


    19.) Artists & Bands: I challenge you to put this to a creative use with your music. Create a Facebook ‘Offer’
    READ MORE

     


    20.) Can't Get Good Publicity? Here's 4 Things You're Doing Wrong
    READ MORE

     


    21.) What the fuck. Head of CBS: "Paying Artists for Radio Play Is Absurd..."
    READ MORE

     


    22.) Spotify Users Are Twice as Likely to Purchase a Download...
    READ MORE

     

     



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