Category: Social Media

A test of my SEO skills

Getting my new band website ranked Calling our new covers band “The Buzz” was always going to create a challenge, getting it to the front page of Google. Well I like a challenge so I have already got stuck in.┬áRead

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Promoting yourself online – cross linking

I can’t stress this enough link to ALL your sites from all your sites Come on folks, this is so basic. If you are in a band, make sure every single one of your sites has links to every other.

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New to Twitter

A novice eye view of Twitter I am writing this as much for my benefit as anyone else’s. It might be helpful for anyone like me who has dipped their toe in the Twitter stream but not dived right in.

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Inviting your friends to like your Facebook by geographical location – or interest

Because sometimes you don’t need ALL your friends to like your page. You know how annoying it is when you get a request to like a page about something that is of no interest to you? Or to like a

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Facebook Page for your band

Basics of setting up a band page on Facebook Lots of bands, in fact probably most bands, have a presence on Facebook. It is the largest social media network in the world, reaching 1.15 Bn users worldwide and is the

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Lemonrock – UK gig and venue listing site

A superb tool for busy gigging bands I first encountered Lemonrock many years ago at around the time it took over another gig listings site based in the South West of England. Since then Lemonrock has gone from strength to

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Social media and music platforms

What sites do you need as an unsigned band? This is a very big subject and opinions differ wildly. However I am going to attempt to help a bit with some balanced and qualified opinions. This is most relevant to

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Musobox free online directory for musicians

Introducing Musobox online directory for musicians I friend of mine on Facebook is involved with this site which has been set up fairly recently. Musobox is for musicians to showcase their talents, helping them to form or join bands, or to

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Top Tips – welcome new likes on Facebook

Welcome New Likes on Facebook Simple thing that someone suggested to me and I only started doing recently. Whenever somebody “likes” your band’s Facebook page, make a bit of a fuss about them. The way I do it is to

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The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet. I must just share this with you. I use it a lot myself. It is the ultimate cheat sheet for sizing social media images and text for the optimum effect every

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