The internet is going to be your best friend. It will give you the chance to reach literally millions of ears. But you have to put in the time and effort. You could/should end up spending three, four, or more hours a day social networking and promoting yourself and your music. Do you have that kind of time?
Does this sound familiar? If so, count yourself in good company. This a common problem among people who work at home on the internet. I call it the Shiny Syndrome. It is too easy to be pulled this way and that every time something shiny rolls across our computer screen. It requires dedication, good time management skills and laser sharp focus to overcome these shiny obstacles. If you find yourself acting like a Magpie, chasing those shiny things instead of being productive, put yourself on a business diet.
With all these choices of social networks, it’s almost a part time job trying to update your status on all these accounts. I used to have a post on facebook, then copy and paste the same posting to my FB fan page, and then paste it into my Twitter account, and then paste it again. it was so time consuming!
Jokes about famous people are popular as we make fun of the rich, famous and lucky “Did you her about Tiger Wood’s new sponser? Cheetos.” As fast as heroes fall the mirth arises. Other countries also have heroes and they receive the same unabashed bashing as our own. Take England. A national treasure their is the brilliant but paralyzed Stephen Hawking. Oft considered the most brilliant physicist of our time, not even his handicap can take him out of the line of fire. Here is a sampling of Stephen Hawking jokes Brits hve shared on twitter. Hope you enjoy them all.
How Justin Bieber announced the release date for the album had the fans chuckling. Sharing that he just ordered music on iTunes, the entertainer included a link to his album and let the fans know he “heard it is gonna be good.” Of course once the fans saw it was Believe Acoustic, it was obvious that it was going to be a great album.
“Grey’s Anatomy” is getting ready for a huge milestone on ABC. On Thursday, Aug. 15, Spoiler Tv reported on a major spoiler for the upcoming season. The site revealed the fate of Richard Webber. His life was in jeopardy at the end of season nine. The reveal came from Shonda Rhimes herself.
Hoot Suite is a social media mangement application. It is one of my favorite ways to network online. It allows you to mange all your media posts. If you are planning to put out a mix-tape, Hoot suite is one of the best tools to help release a mix tape online. This will enable you to schedule all of your social postings related to your mix tape, for example YouTube videos, your singles and all the press releases you have to your media profiles. When people comment on your profile posts you can easily return and engage with them and speak with them about your mix-tape.
Keep in mind you shouldn’t be Too picky. You are staying at a house for free after all. If the host says you need to be out by 8 a.m. when he or she goes to work, it’s probably best to just live with it. Either that, or spend a few more minutes sending more requests and hoping for the best.