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Mediabistro Course

Podcasting

PodcastingLearn to develop, create, and launch your own podcast! Starting October 23, Steve Belaner, the host of the weekly podcast The Gamut, will teach you how to determine the goals of your podcast, perfect your concept, contact and book guests, market your podcast,  and get your show up and running in just a few weeks. Register now!

Cultivation vs. Conversion: Set the Right Social Media Marketing Goals

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What are you trying to accomplish with your social media marketing program? If you can’t answer this question, you should abstain from tweeting, wall-posting and any other form of publishing until you can. It may sound a bit harsh, but this is a real problem: it means you haven’t set any objectives. A social media marketing program that delivers results without clear objectives up front does so coincidentally.

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Nothing Is Free: Musicians Make Money

lastfmEvery time I hear artists bellyaching that they are in the poorhouse because of the Internet, I wince in pain. Even if you’re not selling CD’s, there are a million and one other ways to parlay your musical success into a small fortune.

And Last.fm has proven that even free makes money. Read more