Twitter for Musicians by Carla Lynne Hall is a straightforward, easy-to-follow strategy guide that will help musicians build their online presence by using this popular social media site. This eBook is available for instant pdf download for the introductory price of only $10.00! Quicker than sending an email, Twitter is a popular social networking site that enables musicians to start and build musical relationships in 140 characters or less. Musicians who are unfamiliar with Twitter often get bored before they see the beauty and opportunity of Twitter. If you’re a musician who has given up on your Twitter account, or wants to learn how you can use it to build a buzz about your music, Twitter for Musicians is for you!
Did you know that you can use Twitter to:
- Build your fanbase
- Book gigs
- Sell your MP3s
- Meet and communicate with other musicians and music fans
- Get new visitors to your website, MySpace, etc
- Contact music industry professionals
- Learn the latest indie music news and trends
- and more!
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Many of the tactics outlined in this 35-page guide can be implemented right out of the box. Twitter for Musicians also includes case studies of musicians who have used Twitter successfully, which will help inspire new ideas that you can also use.
“Carla Lynne Hall is an amazing strategist.” – Ariel Hyatt, Ariel Publicity
Carla Lynne Hall is like your cool-ass aunt that gives you the real deal about the music business.” - Darrell McNeill, Executive Director, Black Rock Coalition
Carla, thank you so much for your insights – you really have inspired me!” – Emma Wolfin, songwriter
Take a peek at Twitter for Musicians’ Table of Contents:
How Can Twitter Help Musicians
The eBook’s Introduction which details the many ways that Twitter can boost a musicians’ career
For Beginners Only
If you’re totally new to Twitter, this section teaches musicians how to get started, from scratch.
Find Your Twibe
On Twitter, no band is an island. How to find and make Twitter friends
Develop Your Online Brand
Before you build your presence on Twitter, or any other social networking site, it’s good to know who you are, and what you want to stand for
Win Twiends and Influence Tweeple
Good Twitter etiquette, and how to wield your influence like a Twitter Ninja!
Promote Yourself and Your Music!
How to promote yourself, your music, and videos - within 140 characters!
Case Study: Amanda Palmer
Learn how this singer/songwriter used the power of Twitter to make $19,000 in a few days
Case Study: Imogen Heap
Learn how this singer/songwriter used Twitter and video blogs to record her CD, and sell out her performances
Samples of Actual Music-Related Tweets
Tweets from songwriters, musicians, and bands that attracted responses
Twitter Musician Resources
Lists of musicians, music websites, podcasters and other helpful music folks on Twitter; Lists of free Twitter tools to help you manage your goals, and your time
A short bibliography of helpful books and guides for indie musicians
About Carla Lynne Hall:
Carla Lynne Hall is a musician and music marketing consultant based in New York City. Her mission is to make music and share her knowledge with other musicians. As a musician, she has released three CDs on her Moxie Entertainment label, and has toured the world as a singer/songwriter, and professional vocalist. Her current CD SUPERNOVA has been described as “Norah Jones meets Sade for tea on their way to meet The Beatles.”
Carla has also spent a number of years behind the scenes in the music industry: Synch Music Licensing at EMI Music Publishing; Director of Marketing, Juna Entertainment (music management); Musician Mastermind Forum Manager, Ariel Music Publicity; Street Team radio promotion, Hot 105 FM, WHQT (Miami, FL). Carla has given indie music lectures at many venues, including ASCAP, Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, The Indie Music Forum, and Philadelphia Music Conference. She is also the host of Musicians Lunch, a monthly musician’s gathering in NYC, and other cities around the US.
As well as being an Associate Writer for MusicDish.com, Carla is also the former music business columnist for Vibe Magazine, and her writing has been featured in publications around the world. She is the author of The DIY Guide to the Music Biz and Twitter for Musicians. Carla also blogs about the life of an indie musician at RockStarLifeLessons.com