Producer, author, and technology advisor Bobby Owsinski has announced the release of his Social Media Promotion for Musicians book.
After numerous requests from musicians, artists, bands, engineers, producers and songwriters all over the country, best-selling recording and music business author Bobby Owsinski has finally put the social media strategies taught in his famous clinics into a new book called Social Media Promotion for Musicians: The Manual for Marketing Yourself, Your Band and Your Music Online.
Published by BOMG Publishing and topping out at 300 pages packed with insider tips and tricks, Social Media Promotion for Musicians provides the latest techniques used to raise your online profile more effectively and efficiently than you ever thought possible, which can lead to more fans and followers, increased page, post and video views, and greater ticket and merch sales. Best of all, the information is laid out so anyone can do it!
Social Media Promotion For Musicians covers all aspects of a musician’s online presence on the most widely used platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and various bookmarking sites. Special attention is also given to personal and band websites, blogs, newsletters and branding.
Social Media Promotion for Musicians features
- How to increase your online exposure to increase your fan base.
- How to have more time for music by saving at least an hour every day on common social media operations.
- Exclusive promotional tips that boost your views and followers.
- How to uncover and develop your brand.
- The secret behind successful tweets and posts.
- How to craft an effective newsletter to increase your ticket and merch sales.
- 10 ways to make sure that fans, music critics and bloggers, bookers and promoters, and agents and managers always have your latest information.
- Ways to optimize your YouTube channel and videos to maximize your views.
The book is available to purchase for a list price of $29.95 USD (print & Kindle).
More information: Social Media Promotion for Musicians
Cinesamples has introduced Hollywood Scoring, a next-generation music production company in Los Angeles, created to offer the legendary musical resources of Hollywood to the world of new media.
Hollywood Scoring is a complete Music Department available for producers of media content.
We offer a variety of music services from contracting musicians, music editing, music supervision, music preparation, composition of material from start to finish, building fully orchestrated synthetic mock-ups, and live performance coordination, to just about anything else related to media music production.
More information: Hollywood Scoring
01011010 digital media (of G-Sonique digital instruments, Analog Dimension mastering studios etc.) has announced their latest project: 123creative.com
123creative.com – is new creative boutique (digital webstore) with resources for music producers, graphic designers, webdesigners and other creative people.
If you are music producer, graphic designer or webdesigner it often happens to you, that you don’t have enough time available for creating minor components as presets, samples or textures, backgrounds, Photoshop layer styles, fonts, icons etc. Main goal of 123creative.com is to offer you products that will allow you to create professional work, save your time, money and energy so you can fully focus on creating real ART.
Unlike other digital webstores 123creative would like to offer only best products from selected artists. Simply we don’t want to be next massive and chaotic website full of low/medium quality materials from thousands authors. Sounds like cliché but we really prefer quality over quantity.
123creative.com is currently starting cooperation with many talented artists/authors worldwide, including people behind Analog Dimension and G-Sonique that will soon presents many interesting audio products as samples, synthesizer presets or VST plug-ins exclusively made for 123creative.
More information: 123creative
SoundCloud has announced a partnership with Getty Images to allow sound creators to make their sounds available for licensing through Getty Images Music.
Whether you’re a professional or casual creator, if you have sounds up on SoundCloud, you’ll be able to offer them for licensing to media, advertisers, designers and creatives. And you’ll benefit from Getty Images’ global sales and distribution teams: they’ll help you to market your sounds and offer their expertise and experience in digital content rights and clearances. As always, you’ll need to make sure that you own all rights in the sounds that you intend to license.
If you’re ready to get started, head over to http://soundcloud.gettyimages.com to connect your SoundCloud account, sign up, and select which sounds you’d like to make available for licensing. They’ll get a ‘license’ button on the SoundCloud player and widget, and be made available on http://www.gettyimages.com/music if Getty approves your sounds for licensing.
More information: SoundCloud
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on Aug 06, 2012
Avid has announced it will demonstrate the largest range of integrated media production technology the company has ever presented at the IBC 2012 conference and exhibition for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of electronic media and entertainment content worldwide.
Avid is featuring new and upgraded solutions for advanced asset-based workflows spanning distributed production, multi-platform distribution, server and storage, and video editing/audio mixing solutions, demonstrating how customers in news, sports, TV, and post-production can make the most of their media, achieve their creative vision and improve their productivity.
- The European debut of Avid’s cloud-based, real-time, remote editing solution, Interplay® Sphere, and details of early customer adopters.
- The newest developments to Avid’s asset-based workflow solutions including a new Avid Interplay MAM solution package; Interplay Central cloud-enabled web and mobile tools; Interplay Production asset manager; Avid iNEWS® release, and the AirSpeed® 5000 video server.
- New enhancements to Avid’s suite of industry-leading creative video and audio editing tools, including Avid Media Composer®, Symphony®, NewsCutter®, DS and Pro Tools®.
The IBC 2012 takes place at the Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands, from September 7th to 11th, 2012. Find Avid’s booth at Hall 7.J20.
More information: Avid at IBC 2012
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Posted in news
on Dec 21, 2011
Time+Space has announced the Phonorama by ESI, a USB audio interface for recording analog audio to digital formats.
If you’re looking to transfer your old tapes and records to mp3 or wav files quickly and with a high quality result, the ESI Phonorama is the perfect solution.
The USB interface features an adjustable phono preamp and comes bundled with the powerful and convenient BIAS SoundSaver audio restoration solution for Mac and PC.
The PHONORAMA USB audio interface features a phono preamp that can be matched to MM (moving magnet) and MC (moving coil) systems with its RCA inputs. It also features a convenient ground connection screw. For transfers of signals from tape and other sources, the phono preamp can be turned off for line signals. There is also a stereo line and headphone output.
Bundled with PHONORAMA is SoundSaver, the easy all-in-one analog media archiving solution from BIAS. It allows capturing of your favourite records and tapes, either manually or with the automatic record timer. Then remove unwanted noise, tape/needle hiss as well as click and crackles, before exporting separate tracks as mp3, to your iTunes library or as WAV files for CD recording.
The ESI Phonorama is avaialble to purchase for RRP £76.95 GBP / 89 EUR.
More information: Time+Space
TuneUp Media has announced a limited time discount on its TuneUp software for Windows and Mac.
TuneUp Transforms Your Music Collection. Automagically.™
- TuneUp plugs into iTunes and Windows Media Player, providing you with easy, 1-click access to all the tools you need to get the most out of your music.
- The interface is simple and intuitive. No instruction manuals needed!
- TuneUp is able to intelligently fix your music library using cutting-edge acoustic fingerprinting technology, which evaluates the song’s digital DNA and references it against Gracenote’s MusicID™, the world’s largest database of music metadata.
All TuneUp products are 20% off the retail price until December 31st, 2011.
More information: TuneUp
Cycling ’74 has announced the release of Max 6, the latest version of the media development tools for Windows and Mac.
Enhancements to Max 6 include extensive user interface improvements, higher-quality audio, extended multi-processor support, organization tools for projects, and improved OpenGL animation and rendering tools.
Cycling ’74 also released Gen, a high-performance new patching domain that lets you create powerful audio, video, or Jitter matrix objects without leaving the comfort of Max.
“With Max 6,” explains Cycling ’74 CTO Joshua Kit Clayton, “we’ve made a concerted effort to re-imagine the beginning user’s experience, while at the same time making advanced user workflows more efficient. We’re excited by what’s come out of our development efforts for Max 6, and even more excited about what we have planned as Max continues to evolve.”
Max version 6 is now available to purchase for $399 USD. The Gen add-on is $100 USD. The Max 6 upgrade retail price is $199 USD, and is also available as a discounted bundle with Gen for $249 USD.
Customers who purchased Max on or after July 12, 2011 are eligible for a free upgrade. Academic discounts are available, and there is a new annual subscription plan available to educational institutions.
More information: Cycling ’74 / Max 6