Bob Baker's Indie Music Promotion Blog

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November 14, 2008

7 Must-See Links for Indie Artists & Music Promoters

You're too busy to surf the web all day. That's my job :-) Here's some great info I found in the past week or so that's worth reading ...

100 Free and Affordable Music Promotion Tips from Hypebot - that's a lotta tips!

360 Music Deals Become Mandatory As Labels Prepare For Free Music, from TechCrunch.

Ariel Hyatt on how Twitter is changing the way musicians build community online.

Does 'Going Pro' Squeeze the Joy Out of Your Passion? Great post from Christine Kane.

Branding 101: How to Promote Your Blog Like the Big Guys Do - from Leo Babauta's Write to Done blog

Steve Rubel makes a great point with The End of Tangible Media is Clearly in Sight. You better be embracing digital delivery formats, or else ...

Great post from Darren at Problogger on 8 reasons to combine an email newsletter with your blog. I do it. It works.


P.S. I'm still looking for your top music marketing question. I'll answer it on a live call Nov 19. Submit your question and get the access code here.

P.P.S. I'm seriously thinking of doing 2009 marketing plan workshops in LA and San Fran the 1st of the year. Got any ideas for venues?

posted by Bob Baker @ 1:49 PM   3 comments


At Nov 16, 2008 11:41:00 AM, Blogger Dave Boodakian said...

Great post Bob, thanks.

Derek Sivers did a CDBaby get together at Hotel Cafe in LA during the day, turned out to be a pretty cool event and I think everyone knows where it is.

At Nov 17, 2008 4:48:00 PM, Blogger Jeff Fajans said...

Thanks for the links! I really like how some of them are not specifically about the music industry.

I am a firm believer in thinking outside the box and taking advice from other areas and applying them to your music marketing.

Jeff F

At Nov 30, 2008 5:55:00 AM, Anonymous Da Architec said...

Bob I respect what your are doing,your info have been an asset.


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