Friday, May 31, 2013

Blog Series: Getting Your Music Business Started on the Internet



by Joanna Glass  g+1

Difficulty Level: Beginning to Intermediate

Below, are the ABRIDGED versions of 5 posts to get you started on your internet journey in the music business.  CLICK ON THE PURPLE TITLES TO OPEN THE INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES IF YOU'D LIKE TO READ THEM THOROUGHLY.

Here we go...

Part 1 of 5: 

Start your Music Business Website for Free or on an Affordable Budget as Low as $7
    • ** SUMMARY OF THIS POST: **
    • You can start a website for free on a blog or on a small monthly budget. Yahoo! has web hosting plans that can cost as low as $6.89 for 1 month.
Trent Reznor How to Start Artist Websit
Here, Kevin Rose, founder of Digg, interviews Trent Reznor about the music business.

Part 2 of 5:

3 Best Types of Free Music Social Media Services and Websites to Help Your Business
    • ** SUMMARY OF THIS POST: **Why it's important to join as many music websites and social networks for the convenience of your clients, readers and fans.
3 Best Types of Free Social Networking Sites for Your Music Business
Your ultimate goal is to use all your websites to lead all your fans
and subscribers to your main website & product.

Part 3 of 5:

2 of the Best Ways to Keep your Fans, Subscribers and Readers from Leaving Your Website or Blog
    • ** SUMMARY OF THIS POST: **
    • 2 of the Best Ways to Keep your Fans, Subscribers and Readers from Leaving is (1) Organize Your Website's Site Map so Your Readers Can Easily Find Specific Posts and Related Posts, (2) Link All your Posts and Pages to Each Other to Keep your Readers on your Website. 
Best Site Map Diagram Organize Flowchart Blog Page Website
Here is a sample diagram to help you visualize connecting your pages and posts.
Part 4 of 5:

No More Excuses : Here are 3 of the Best Ways to Take Charge of your Social Networking for your Business and Career
    • ** SUMMARY OF THIS POST: **
    • This post will discuss 3 of the Best Ways to Take Charge of Your Social Networking 
    • (1) Create Your Free Blog (2) Use your Blog as Your Band or Business Website. (3) Design Your Blog to Redirect Your Fans, Readers and Subscribers to Other Material They Did Not Initially Seek Out and Keep Them Browsing Through Your Website.
Master and Control Your Social Networking Sites Like the Beastie Boys
The Beastie Boys made a wise move by being in touch with new technology
and use a Tumblr, which is one of the fastest growing blogging sites.

Part 5 of 5: 

The Best 3 Steps to Make Money from your Music Business and Social Networking Connections
    • ** SUMMARY OF THIS POST: **
    • This post will discuss the Best 3 Steps to Make Money from your Music Business and Social Networking Connections is to (1) Link All of your Social Media Accounts,(2) Save Time and Consolidate Each of your Posts to a 1-click-Manuever, (3) Let Your Revenues Feed Back Into your Operational Costs and Grow Your Business.
Diagram Flowchart to Make Money from your Music Business and Social Networking Connections
A flowchart showing the cash flow between social network connections,
links to your products and how your profits go to your bank account.

This is a lot to take in, but you can do it.
Break a string!

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where Homer goes to Hullabalooza, and consider the future of your soul...
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Advice for musicians to start a website for free on a blog or on a small monthly budget, Why it's important to join as many music websites and social networks for the convenience of your clients, readers and fans. (1) Organize Your Website's Site Map so Your Readers Can Easily Find Specific Posts and Related Posts, (2) Link All your Posts and Pages to Each Other to Keep your Readers on your Website.  (1) Create Your Free Blog (2) Use your Blog as Your Band or Business Website. (3) Design Your Blog to Redirect Your Fans, Readers and Subscribers and 3 Steps to Make Money from your Music Business and Social Networking Connections is to (1) Link All of your Social Media Accounts,(2) Save Time and Consolidate Each of your Posts to a 1-click-Manuever, (3) Let Your Revenues Feed Back Into your Operational Costs and Grow Your Business.