Social Media

Getting More Media Coverage and Better Gigs

Just a short one today but a goodie nevertheless. Once you get a show, ask the promoter to share their media list with you so that you can promote the gig. Most promoters will be happy to share as it’s in their interest for you to get the gig...

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Going Viral

Going viral, sometimes also called “word of mouse”; we’ve all heard of it, but how can we do it? What Does It Mean? As the name suggests it means, spreading like a virus. If one person catches it, they spread it to 10 other who then each spread it...

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Other Promotion Ideas

I know it’s a short one today but hopefully a worthwhile one I’ve already spoken about press and radio promotion along with Facebook and Twitter. Now I want to give you some other ideas. Hey Mr DJ Get a DJ to remix your music and share it on Mixcloud....

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Twitter Again

OK. Carrying on from last time….. Respond to Critics If someone says some negative, acknowledge what they say. Try to find the truth in it and thank them for their comment/feedback. You may just turn and enemy into your biggest supporter if you’re diplomatic enough. DON’T get into slanging...

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Tweet Tweet – More Twitter

We’ve covered Twiiter before but I wanted to add some more details especially about how to get more followers. As with Facebook, quality is better than quantity when it comes to Twitter followers.  It’s better to have followers who actually read and respond to what you write rather than just...

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More Facebook (and Twitter) Mistakes

Last time we spoke about fake Facebook fans. Today I want to look at some other mistakes people make on social media. Don’t Just Promote Engage with people. It’s no good just posting the news that your new CD is available 500 times. By all means post it more...

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Fake Facebook Fans

There are many services out there who will try to sell you Facebook Likes. You pay them, X amount of money and they get Y people to click like on your page and suddenly your numbers look great. But most of these likes are from dummy accounts which no...

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Get Connected

Online promotion is the big buzz these days. But doing stuff offline (recording, gigging, meeting contacts and fans and selling stuff) is also important. And if the 2 don’t connect you’re making your life a lot harder. When people go to your website or Facebook page, what’s the first...

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Tweeting With Twitter

Welcome back. Having inundated you with Facebook facts last time, today I’m looking at Twitter. Some of you may never have used Twitter. It’s different to Facebook in that it’s much less picture based and limited to very short messages (140 characters). It is possible to cheat and create...

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Facebook Again

You may have seen in some earlier posts we talked about how to set up a Facebook page and what to do with it once it’s set up. Well here we’re going to continue with that second part as last time was just the beginning. Getting likes is relatively easy....

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