Experts Recommend Social Media Resources

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Two social media experts – Michael Brandvold of Michael Brandvold Marketing and Hisham Dahud of Fame House – spoke recently at a NARIP event in San Francisco, How To Use Social Media To Promote Music.  They and shared the following recommendations to promote music online:

How to use Twitter search to find fans:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D_vGNmid6c&feature=channel_video_title

How to use Twitter lists:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJWwF6Pgxh0&feature=channel_video_title

Music Biz Weekly Podcast – The True Meaning of DIY, Be Your Own Boss:
http://michaelbrandvold.com/blog/2011/10/the-true-meaning-of-diy-be-your-own-boss-the-music-biz-weekly-podcast/

10 Top Twitter Tools Used By Social Media Experts:
http://www.hypebot.com/hypebot/2011/08/10-top-twitter-tools-used-by-social-media-experts.html

20 Image Ideas to Quickly Brighten A Band’s Blog:
http://wherethecircleends.wordpress.com/2011/08/15/20-image-ideas-to-quickly-brighten-your-bands-blog/

Big Three
Facebook
Twitter
YouTube

Up and coming
Google+
Linkedin
StumbleUpon

Useful Sites
– DIY Musician – http://diymusician.cdbaby.com
– Famous Bloggers – http://www.famousbloggers.net
– FollowFridayHelper.com – http://www.FollowFridayHelper.com
– Growmap.com – http://www.growmap.com
– How To Run A Band – http://www.howtorunaband.com
– Hubspots Internet Marketing Blog – http://blog.hubspot.com
– Hypebot – http://www.hypebot.com
– Music Biz Weekly Podcast – http://www.musicbizweeklypodcast.com
– Music Industry Report – http://musicindustryreport.org/
– Music Think Tank – http://www.musicthinktank.com

Got docs? Get marketing plans, agreements & resources at narip.com/shop
– ProBlogger Blog Tips – http://www.problogger.net
– Social Media Examiner – http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/
– Untweeps – http://www.untweeps.com

Twitter: Who To Follow
@bandzoogle
@dannydee
@hishamdahud
@howtorunaband
@madalynsklar
@miccontrol
@michaelsb
@mrbuzzfactor
@musicmarketingx
@narip
@thornybleeder

DIY Services
Bandcamp
Bandzoogle
Fanbridge
Nimbit
Rootmusic
Topspin

You can get the audio and other resources from NARIP’s session with Brandvold and Dahud, just click here.