This week’s episode 176 How to go About Networking Online & Offline. What to Say, What to Do, Who to Contact.

Solveig Whittle joins this week as special guest co-host. She regularly contributes articles on the music industry and music marketing to Hypebot and other music marketing and industry websites, blogs and podcasts. She also guest lectures to music students at the Art Institute of Seattle. After discovering social media in 2010, she has worked her way into becoming an instructor at the University of Washington in their Professional and Continuing Education certificate program for Social Media.


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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’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

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