Darcel Recommends

Internet Resources

Create a FaceBook Fan Page

Twitter

Create A Blog

Blogger

WordPress

Alternative methods of digital distribution

http://bandcamp.com – variable pricing

http://www.gimmesound.com – ad-supported model

http://amiestreet.com – a different variable pricing scheme

http://www.plugo.la – set your own price

http://www.topspinmedia.com – very difficult to get in on unless you are an established artist

http://www.bandbox.com/default – artist gets 100% of profits

Other music social networks

http://www.reverbnation.com – combines many aspects, a one-stop solution

http://www.jamendo.com/en – creative commons licensing, free music

http://soundcloud.com – music “dropbox” to distribute your audio

http://www.lp33.tv/

http://virb.com/

Get your music on iTunes, Amazon, etc.

http://routenote.com/

http://www.reverbnation.com/

http://www.tunecore.com/

http://www.cdbaby.com – originally only handled physical CD’s, but now they handle digital as well

Gigs, Promotion, etc.

http://www.livemusicmachine.com/

https://www.artistdata.com/

http://eventful.com/

https://www.fanbridge.com/

http://www.gigblastr.com/

http://www.reverbnation.com/

Music Discovery

Social networks that also allow independent artists to upload music.

http://www.last.fm/

http://www.ilike.com/