3 Need-to-Know Tips From Each of Social Media's Big 3 on The Music Biz Weekly PodcastThis week’s episode #97, February 15, 2013 – 3 Need-to-Know Tips From Each of Social Media’s Big 3. Michael Brandvold and Brian Thompson discuss three music marketing tips each for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We discuss how to setup Facebook ads, how to tag in a Facebook post and how to add your buy ticket link to a Facebook Event. We discuss how to the @reply works in Twitter, how to use Twitter lists, and using Twitter for conversation. YouTube we talk about setting your featured video, replying to YouTube comments and the difference between unlisted and private privacy settings.


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About Michael Brandvold:

Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.

Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

Michael has also managed the online efforts for Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.

About Brian Thompson:

Brian Thompson, Managing Partner for Thorny Bleeder Records, is a Vancouver based music industry entrepreneur, record label owner, artist manager, marketing consultant, radio promoter, publicist, web designer, blogger, and industry speaker.

Formerly the corporate head of music buying and marketing for a large national music retail chain, Brian has since moved on to become a well respected voice on the convergence of artist development, music marketing, social media, and technology.