How many social media platforms?!!!

Okay, so you’re on MySpace. And you’re probably on Facebook too. You might be using Twitter. You certainly should be. And then there are the other social media platforms – not the least of which is your blog. WordPress? Blogger? Vox? Mog? For music,...

Back in a week

This is where you’ll find me I’ve had a pretty hectic time of it recently – especially on the writing front – and so I’m off to the Scottish Isle of Islay for a week. I don’t expect to be posting a great deal on New Music Strategies...

Do I really have to blog?

In most instances, the answer to this one is a firm YES. In fact, I’m struggling to think of an instance in which the online presence of a musician, band or music enterprise would not be enhanced by the addition of a blog. The most common counter-argument...

Which video service should I use?

We’ll return to our regularly scheduled series of ‘questions I keep getting asked about music online’ after the weekend. In the meantime, I just wanted to follow up this thread of video services. I tried all the ones that were suggested to me –...

Why you should win this contest – and not me

Chris Garrett is one of the better bloggers on the subject of blogging. Regardless of what business you’re in, the act of being an authority — or, as I’ve put it elsewhere, being thought of as an opinion leader — is a very strong driver of...