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The (Potential) Power of Ping

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

A great article posted by a great friend to GFM! Here is the direct link to the original blog post.

Posted by Kaniele on Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Why would you sign up for Ping?? That’s the question that lots of Apple and iTunes users have been asking in addition to artists. Ping is Apple’s version of Facebook/Twitter that allows people to network on their iTunes platform. The idea seems lofty; people are heavily using the other sites currently. To add another network would be to build up your followers all over again. Apple however has the benefit of being the proprietor of the largest record store on the planet. That power can be a blessing and a curse. (more…)

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The Weekly Top 10 Roundup

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Interesting week as usual, see below for news you might have missed!

  1. Just Dizle interview with Roy Ayers (plus mix) [KN]
  2. Bandcamp nixes free downloads, adds incentives to sell [Prefix]
  3. 24 Tips for Indie Artists [Kleer]
  4. Gospel Music Community Reacts to the death of Linda Sapp [Mlive]
  5. Why Albums Are Released on Tuesdays in the U.S. [NPR]
  6. Billboard Unveils Indie “Dreamseekers” Chart [WSJ]
  7. [New Music} Lauryn Hill & Ron Isley – Close To You [GFM]
  8. [Video] AIMP Forum: The History of 360 Deals [MIR]
  9. How Much Does It Cost To Run iTunes? Hint: It’s Big [Hypebot]
  10. More Rapper Beef on Twitter [MTV]