MySpace for Musicians

MySpace for Musicians

by Frances Vincent
     
 


With over 85 million users, and adding an estimated 270,000 each day, MySpace is one of the most popular destinations on the Internet. As such, it's an ideal tool for musicians interested in promoting their music to the widest possible audience. There are literally hundreds of acts that have gone from the garage to radio airplay to a major recording contract by…  See more details below

Overview


With over 85 million users, and adding an estimated 270,000 each day, MySpace is one of the most popular destinations on the Internet. As such, it's an ideal tool for musicians interested in promoting their music to the widest possible audience. There are literally hundreds of acts that have gone from the garage to radio airplay to a major recording contract by using Myspace as their launching pad. This book teaches musicians how to design a MySpace page optimized for music distribution and promotion, with exoert advice on which MySpace communities to join, how to best position and advertise MySpace pages, and how to best use MySpace to effectively market music. MySpace for Musicians caters to both musicians who are unfamiliar with the network, as well as musicians who already have a MySpace page but want to learn how to make better use of it. This is the one and only book on how musicians can maximize the most popular and successful band promotion site!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598633597
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/10/2007
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Fran Vincent is the founder and president of Retro Island Productions, Inc., a social media, Web PR, and music-industry consulting firm. Before starting her own company, she spent six years as the marketing and public relations specialist for Warner Bros. Publications, a division of Warner Music Group. Fran has previously worked at some of America's most prestigious companies, including AOL Time Warner, General Motors, Campbell-Ewald Advertising (Chevrolet's agency of record for almost 100 years), and Independent Newspapers. She has authored articles for Electronic Musician and InTune magazines and holds a master's degree in music business (a hybrid music and business degree) from the University of Miami and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Oakland University. Fran is also an accomplished musician, performer, and college instructor, and has taught music licensing, marketing, public relations, and management courses at the University of Miami. She now resides in the Detroit area and continues to work with music, marketing, and social media clients around the world.

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