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Facebook Offering Labels, Publishers “Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars” For Music Rights

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Facebook is offering major record labels and music publishers millions of dollars for limited rights to their catalog, according to a new report. The offer comes alongside efforts by the social network to create its own content ID system and ongoing licensing talks with music industry. Guest Post Via Hypebot Facebook is offering major record […]

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4 Ways The Right Social Media Tools Can Save You Time, Money

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Having a robust social media presence has become essential for any independent DIY artist, but trying to be on all of them can be a taxing drain on already precious time and energy. Here we look at how to to use social media strategically in order to see the maximum return on investment. Guest post […]

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YouTube, Facebook and Every Musician’s Moral Rights

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Here Chris Castle explores the concept of moral rights, statutory rights put in place to safeguard the link between an artist in their work, as well as bemoaning the lack of these same rights in the US and how the should operate in conjunction with companies like Facebook and YouTube. Guest post by Chris Castle of Music Technology […]

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Join The World’s First Live Facebook Festival – A Call To Artists and Fans

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In this latest post to MusicThinkTank, we look at Right Chord Music’s creation of a new type of music festival, that harnesses the power of Facebook Live, inviting bands and artists from around the world to occupy their Facebook newsfeed in an innovative live music experience. ______________________ Harnessing the power of Facebook Live, new music […]

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Gaming Facebook’s Latest Algorithm To Get Views On A Budget

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After spending years building a following on Facebook of fans who want to see your content, it can be frustrating to find that next to nothing you post is reaching their eyes. Here we look at some techniques for working with Facebook’s latest to get more views without breaking the bank. ________________________ Guest post by Liam […]

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Best Ways Musicians Can Gather Feedback On Social Media

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While record labels were once willing to build an artist’s popularity up from nothing, today’s labels won’t even consider signing an artist without a sizable established following on social media. Here we look at some of the best techniques for successfully growing that following and gathering appropriate feedback from fans on social media. ______________________________ Guest […]

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Facebook Takes Another Step Towards Music

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Although music has historically taken a backseat for Facebook, there’s been some movement behind the curtain of the popular social network suggesting this could soon change, most recently through the purchase of rights management startup Source3.____________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 Music hasn’t been a huge priority on the Facebook platform until now, but there’s […]

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How To Reach Fans On Facebook Live

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For most DIY artists, promoting over Facebook has become a huge hassle and can often seem more trouble than it’s worth organic reach now often next to impossible. In this article we look at the potential of Facebook live, and how it can be used to effectively reach fans. __________________________ Guest post by Chris Robley of DIY Musician  […]

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How To Use Social Media Influencers To Drive Live Show Attendance

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 Social influencer marketing has been gaining a lot of buzz recently and, although it can be highly effective, it can also be complex and confusing method of marketing, one which requires a carefully thought out strategy in order for it to be executed effectively. _________________________________ Guest post Christy Huggins of Eventbrite Social influencer marketing has been generating a […]

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An Evolved Music Industry Is Finally Embracing The Value Of Meaningful Relationships

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Stephen Love explains the motivation behind the creation of Socially Driven Music, a reinvention of the global music industry, and how it works to combine evolving technology and social relationships within the music business.   __________________________ Guest post by Stephen Love of Socially Driven Music Everyone loves music. Most people have felt the emotion and visceral reaction to […]

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