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Care about your audience first

Too many people, including musicians, are greedy and selfish. Especially on Twitter, and other social media platforms. They’re asking you to do something before you even get remotely interested. “Like me! Give me something! Listen to me! Subscribe to my newsletter! Buy my stuff!”. That’s very off-putting, and I don’t even bother checking them out. … Read more

Comment on trending topics on Twitter and get discovered

Hashtags are a free discovery tool on Twitter. People are checking the trending hashtags all the time, and your tweets are more likely to be seen, if you’re tweeting about something that’s trending. You can also change the location of the trending topics list. I check many places, and mostly pick topics that are somehow … Read more

Twitter following limits

I got greedy with my Crowdfire campaign, and right now Twitter won’t let me follow any more users. Twitter doesn’t tell whether I’ve been banned or if I’ve hit the following limit. I was curious to see how much is too much, and this is it. I might have hit the “too many followers in too short … Read more

Using Crowdfire to get more music video plays on YouTube

I got a tip from a friend of mine to start using Crowdfire to gain more Twitter followers. Generally I don’t like that whole follow/unfollow game, but it seems that it actually works, when done right. Crowdfire offers some simple tools, with which you can easily follow a certain kind of audience. You can “copy … Read more