Monthly Archives: February 2012

7 Tips to Help Make Your Content Go Viral

‘Content is King’ is a cliche in social media nowadays. Having great content doesn’t guarantee your work will appear in front of billions web users. It requires additional work to get this content in front of an audience.

With high quality content at hand, the next step is make your content recognized, shared, emailed, and talked about in various social platforms. Here are a few tips to help your content score higher virally.

Some good tips here 🙂

Australia Council Review Survey | National Cultural Policy

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Click the link to begin the survey. It’s our chance to shape the cultural policies of Australia

10 Ways to Shake Up Your Songwriting – Songwriting Scene

Looking for a fresh feel for your songwriting efforts? These are tried-and-true tips shared on Songwriting Scene since its debut — give ‘em a try today (or tomorrow…or the next day is fine, too)

Anything that I can use to get the muse to sit in my corner for a while is good enough for me 🙂

will the music business rethink marketing? | Kings of A&R

Music fans may have witnessed a glimmer of hope watching Adele clean up at the Grammys who scored an award in all six categories including Pop Vocal Album, Best Pop Solo Vocal Performance, Short Form Music Video, Record Of The Year, and Song Of The Year.

Lady Gaga was shutout at the Grammy Awards as Adele beat her 3 times. It seems that auto-tune and manufactured songs written by overpaid songwriters which has saturated radio may have hit its peak.

Personally I always thought that “real” music will eventually triumph over the manufactured overtly demographic driven music that you see and hear at the moment.

People always want to hear something real no matter what genre and this article goes a little way in proving that 🙂

Digital Music News – 42 Different Ways That Artists Can Earn Money…

This has become a running list from the Future of Music Coalition (FOMC), which now counts 42 different, discrete revenue streams that artists can exploit. Take a look; add your own.    

There are some income streams on this list that I hadn’t even thought of yet. A very comprehensive list indeed 🙂

10 Ways to Discover, Share and Listen to Music Online

Here are 10 new online toys I have been playing with which you may want to check out too…

Some good music discovery/showcasing site listed here 🙂

Bob Baker’s Indie Music Promotion Blog: 3 Ways to Crush It With Your Music Marketing!

Are you serious about promoting your music? Are you ready to move beyond lip service and take concrete actions to move your music career forward?

If you truly embrace the following three ideas and make them a part of your marketing DNA, I guarantee you’ll crush it with your music marketing!

Another gem of an article from one of my favourite music business bloggers… Bob Baker 🙂