Opinions are like… [you know the rest of the simile].
Everyone’s got one and they all stink!
So with millions of people on Twitter offering their crappy opinions every day, where do you turn to find the least stinky advice?
Fret not! To help you parse the good from the bad, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite music promotion personalities and marketing strategists in the Twitter-sphere.
10 Top Music Marketing & Promotion Resources (in alphabetical order)
1. Ariel Publicity
Twitter handle: @cyberpr
About: Cyber PR is a digital public relations and social media strategy firm run by Ariel Hyatt, connecting musicians with new media & fans. Ariel is also the author of “Music Success in Nine Weeks.”
2. Bob Baker
Twitter handle: @mrbuzzfactor
About: Bob Baker is an author & musician offering music marketing tips and self-promotion ideas for indie artists via his website The Buzz Factor.
3. Michael Brandvold
Twitter handle: @michaelsb
About: Michael Brandvold is a music marketing consultant, speaker, and author that helps artists “find and keep fans.”
4. The DIY Musician
Twitter handle: @cdbaby
About: Blog of CD Baby, the world’s largest distributer of independent music, chock full of expert industry advice, news, & promo tips.
Twitter handle: @Indie_Musiccom
About: The latest on “how to make and market your music, what tools make you shine, and who has a buzz going on.”
6. Music Think Tank
Twitter handle: @musicthinktank
About: Managed by the good folks at Hypebot, MTT features well-considered articles on industry trends and music promotion strategies.
7. Passive Promotion
Twitter handle: @colortheory
About: Music promotion tips from mastering engineer and recording artist Brian Hazard.
8. Promote Your Music
Twitter handle: @MusicMarketingX
About: Chris Rocket’s site is dedicated to teaching indie musicians cutting edge marketing tactics. The site comes across as a bit sales-y at times, but the cheat sheets are pretty cool.
9. Thorny Bleeder
Twitter handle: @thornybleeder
About: Music news, industry commentary, marketing tips, and music career advice from Brian Thompson and company.
10. Tight Mix
Twitter handle: @cbracco
About: Marketing tips and promotion strategies from digital marketer/web designer Chris Bracco.
Who do you turn to for great music promotion advice on Twitter? Let us know in the comments section below.
-Chris R. and Molly K. at CD Baby
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