Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Promote Yourself!

This blog post has 20 good ideas for musicians (and music organizations) who want to promote themselves on the Internet.

Many of these also are useful if you want to promote yourself as an author, speaker, or other kind of artist, especially:
  • Youtube - promote your book or subject matter in short videos or with links to relevant videos
  • Tubemogul - a useful SEO adjunct to Youtube
  • Livestream - provide video feeds to your website (some programming necessary)
  • TweetForATrack and are both services to promote audio content, like readings or lectures
  • FanBridge - an email service for managing your email to fans
  • MailChimp - email marketing, especially useful to mail to targeted geographies so you can promote a local event like a reading
  • Flowtown - analyze all your email address to understand your fans' social networking preferences
Check out the blog post at IgniteSocialMedia for more tips.