Category: Social Media

Musicians Are Natural Entrepreneurs

June 17, 2013 0

Berklee Today, the journal for alumni of Berklee College of Music, recently gave me the opportunity to explore the relationship between musical training and the skills of entrepreneurs. I interviewed several Berklee alumni who have gone on to create groundbreaking music technology companies serving independent artists. Derek Sivers – founder of CD Baby Panos Panay…

By Eric Jensen

How Social Media Impacts Brand Marketing

October 21, 2011 0

Today Nielsen¬† released graphs illustrating where consumers are getting trusted recommendations. Their charts clearly illustrate the importance of peer recommendations and clear communication and interaction from company web sites. You can view the full post here. Where are your customers getting information about your products and services? What are their most trusted sources? Are your…

By Eric Jensen

Book Review: We First – How Brands and Consumers Use Social Media to Build a Better World

July 24, 2011 0

In his new book, We First – How Brands and Consumers Use Social Media to Build a Better World, creative director and blogger Simon Mainwaring makes a compelling argument for the need to redefine capitalism, factoring the social and environmental footprint into how we evaluate and support corporations. Social communication technologies provide consumers with an…

By Eric Jensen

Blogs and Facebook Pages: Creating an Online Magazine

June 19, 2011 0

When it comes to Social Media everyone is in the publishing business. Blogs and Facebook Pages are forums for community building. Occasional self-promotion is alright, but your followers will not keep coming back unless you provide fresh, valuable content that encourages conversation. Think like a magazine… With social communication tools you and your company can…

By Eric Jensen

NARM 2011 – Panel: Direct To Fan & Email Marketing

May 19, 2011 0

NARM 2011 Music Business Crash Course panel discussing Direct-To-Fan and Email Marketing. Panel moderated by Bill Wilson, NARM‘s VP of Biz Dev and Digital Strategy: Phil Antoniades, President of Nimbit Jason Fischer, Director of New Media, Epitath Bob Moczydlowsky, VP of Product & Marketing at Topspin Media Lou Plaia, co-founder of ReverbNation Video link here.…

By Eric Jensen