Crowbooster: Analytics Made Easy for Musicians

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Too few artists actually pay attention to their social media analytics. Some just don’t know analytics for social media exist, some don’t know where to find them and some don’t think it’s important…

Crowdbooster provides straight ahead, no nonsense analytics in an easily digestible format.

Crowdbooster focuses on Twitter and Facebook Fan Page analytics, and for most musicians in need of social media analytics, this will be enough.

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Google Wave: A Music Industry Primer – Guest Blog

Google Wave: A Music Industry Primer


Google Wave! It’s The Future! Convergent Communication 3.0! The bleeding zeitgesty edge of real-time innovation! But, er, what exactly IS it, and what potential does it have – if any – for artists, labels and the music industry?

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How Will Google Wave Impact Online Music? – Guest Blog

Peter Huboi

By Peter Huboi

Google showed a preview of Wave at Google I/O last month. A few of my friends were able to attend the event, but I was only able to watch the video playback of the Google Wave rollout. The key takeaway I would describe for the technology is “Real Time”.  Real time chat; it displays as you type (no waiting to type into a chat window and hot ‘enter’). Real time spelling correction is context sensitive.  If you can integrate Google Voice into the Google Wave framework, you’d have a powerful Unified Communications platform, but that would be the topic of another blog on another site entirely. Google rolled out the technology partly to encourage developers to begin creating gadgets and robots. A gadget is a program application similar to a facebook application.  A music player or video player would be good examples of gadgets.  A robot could be an automated conversation participant (like a character in a game).

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Corey Smith: Challenging Media Distribution and Music Distribution Challenges – Guest Blog

Challenging Media Distribution and Music Distribution Challenges

By Tim Anderson

Since the 2007 release of In Rainbows it’s become cliche’ to note that artists do not need labels. Often mocked by industry insiders who point out that “Radiohead isn’t Radiohead without the many years of EMI promotion.” That is no doubt true. Yet you cannot claim that major labels record companies have much to do with the success of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (CYHSY) or, more interestingly, in the case of Corey Smith.

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