Redefining Success In Music – MTT – Music Think Tank

Success in the music Industry has long been measured by landing a recording contract, but with the ever-increasing digital distribution outlets available, and the shrinking physical market, the goal posts have certainly shifted. via musicthinktank.com A really good article which asks the question “What does success mean to you?” The climate has certainly changed in… Read More Redefining Success In Music – MTT – Music Think Tank

Rick Rubin: Music Biz Could Be Bigger Than Ever – hypebot

Recorded music sales continue to struggle and the leadership at the top of Sony Music is shifting, but Rick Rubin continues to exhibit the Zen master attitude that’s helped to make him a legendary force in music both as a producer and recently as co-chairman of Columbia Records. The music industry “could be a bigger… Read More Rick Rubin: Music Biz Could Be Bigger Than Ever – hypebot

Preparing For The Studio – MTT – Music Think Tank

So you’ve finally saved up the money to record your masterpiece. You’ve found the perfect producer that “gets you” and you’ve set the date to start recording. Life is good! Now what? via musicthinktank.com A very timely piece of information for me and I’m sure other musicians that are embarking on recording their CD. Some… Read More Preparing For The Studio – MTT – Music Think Tank

9 SEO Tips For Musicians – Simple Steps That Drive Traffic To Your Site – hypebot

So you finally have a website for your group or band, but you have no idea how to get traffic there. This is an issue that many musicians go through because they have no real knowledge of SEO (search engine optimization). In order to get traffic to your site, you have to properly optimize your… Read More 9 SEO Tips For Musicians – Simple Steps That Drive Traffic To Your Site – hypebot

The Science of Social Timing Part 1: Facebook and Twitter Social Networks

It’s important to know when the highest percentage of your audience is eavesdropping on your social networks—so that when you share content you’ll get maximum exposure. Use the following data to learn when your audience is most likely to tune in via blog.kissmetrics.com That means that 5pm EST in the USA (New York for instance)… Read More The Science of Social Timing Part 1: Facebook and Twitter Social Networks

The Many Killers Of The Music Industry: The Digital Era | Techdirt

Welcome to the second half of our rather longwinded look at the attempted industriacide committed by various music formats over the years. Part two concerns itself with the Digital Era, an era that started with the introduction of the CD, which was hailed by the industry as the “savior of the music business,” right up… Read More The Many Killers Of The Music Industry: The Digital Era | Techdirt

Ready To Grab Your Own .music Domain Name? New ICANN Rules Make Possible – hypebot

During a special Sunday meeting, the Board of ICANN, the international organization that overseas domain names, approved a plan to dramatically increase the number of Internet domain name endings from the current 22, which includes such familiar domains as .com, .org and .net. A new .music domain, the longtime dream of Constantine Roussos and his… Read More Ready To Grab Your Own .music Domain Name? New ICANN Rules Make Possible – hypebot

Stand Out Using Facebook Notes | Madalyn Sklar’s Blog – social media + business coach

Are you engaging your friends and followers on Facebook? Probably not enough. These days you have to always be in engagement mode. You cannot simply post something static or bland like. “Hey, buy my shi*t!!” Well, you can but you won’t get far. You must be creative. If you’re not, start learning so you won’t… Read More Stand Out Using Facebook Notes | Madalyn Sklar’s Blog – social media + business coach