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December 09, 2008
14 Incredibly Useful Music Links: Listen to This Blog Post
Blip.tv's great tutorial on producing online video. Covers pre-production and planning, shooting video, recording audio, lighting, editing techniques, and more.
Also see Seesmic.com and 12seconds.tv.
The Hype Machine follows music blog discussions. Great site to discover the most prominent music blogs.
RockStarLifeLessons.com is an awesome blog from my friend Carla Hall. Check out the Reading Room and these posts:
A Hustler's Guide to Gig Promotion
How to Leave Your Day Gig
Motown's Secrets of Success - DIY Style
iGoogle dashboard article by Christopher Penn
Google's new Friend Connect - turn your site into a social networking center. Watch the Google Friend Connect video
New on Artist Empowerment Radio Podcast:
Jana Stanfield on Getting Paid What You're Worth
Wedding Gigs and Lucrative Niche Markets for Musicians
Bob's New Year's Prosperity Plan workshop coming to San Francisco, Los Angeles, and St. Louis, MO.
33 Social Media Music Sites - includes iLike, PureVolume, Last.fm, iMeem, ProjectPlaylist, and more.
NPR article on Dallas Green: Boosting Music Sales, one blog and MP3 file at a time
The Slow Build Approach to Book Marketing
FullTimeAuthor.com - for writers, authors and independent book publishers
Guerrilla Music Marketing Handbook
Killer Music Web Site Design
Ask Bob Music Marketing Teleclass - Nov 2008
70 Ways to Promote and Sell Your Music on the Internet
Killer Music Press Kits
Crash Course packages on Music Marketing, Music Publicity, and Internet Promotion
3rd annual Holiday Video from Bob, Pooki and Kelli. Embarrassing? You decide. (Watch the high quality version, if you can - look for the link under the screen.)
The much-loved 2007 Jingle Bell Rock video
The 2006 family holiday video that started it all. (Look how young Kelli looks there.)
Thanks for listening and clicking.
I hope your holiday season is filled with joy, laughter and love.
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