There are awesome stories on the net of music marketing successes using this new model. Go here to read about some) .
Don't be fooled...It's HARD WORK doing business this way. To become successful... (and I am borrowing from the writings of Internet marketers such as Mari Smith and Brian Clark) ... you must:
- Connect with your fans.
- Interest your fans in staying around.
- Motivate and excite the fans so much that they want to buy from you.
Social networking sites I recommend for you to put up your profile and become active:
Recommended resource: Bob Baker's "My Space Music Marketing" (about $20)
Recommended resource: Mari Smith's "Facebook Fortunes" (free)
Recommended resource: "Why Twitter Isn't A Waste Of Time" (blogpost)
Anybody out there have other suggestions to share? Click "comment" below this post!