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How Changes to Google Affect Independent Artists

What Google does to the online world is the last thing on your mind. The fact of the matter is that their moves affect everyone trying to market themselves including independent artists.

Who cares? So what?!

You should care about the online trends that are evolving the “Interwebs.” From the SOPA & PIPA bills to the changes Google has implemented, you need to recognize the importance of the news and changes that occur.

Independent Artists: It’s Still About Networking and Promoting

If you’re trying to find a new band member, promote your latest release or your upcoming gig, expanding your network and promoting is the key to success. You can’t be content with your current fan base or the current venues you play in if you want to be heard.

What can you do to keep your music career moving forward?

Have an aggressive plan on social networks: Build a bond with your fans who are the core of your success on Facebook or Twitter. Let them know day-to-day events or ask them where they would like to see you play. The time you spend online can go along way with music fans.

The Mixcloud iPhone App – The World’s Best DJs in Your Pocket

The Mixcloud iPhone app brings the world’s best DJs, Podcasters and radio shows direct to your pocket. Mixcloud’s content from the best quality Cloudcasters has been available online for a while, but making this content mobile via an iPhone app. The Mixcloud beta app is free for a limited time.

It not only means that you have access to some of the hottest DJ mixes, radio shows and Podcasts on the go, but with 100s of thousands of Cloudcasts available, you can travel from Hackney to Harlem on their instantly accessible content.