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GRAMMY Week: Social Media Rock Star Summit @ Conga Room, 2/10/11

This being my third year covering GRAMMY week, one of my favorite events is the Social Media Rock Star Summit. It feels very contemporary, and gives me a hint of optimism for the future of the music industry. This year’s summit would focus on how musicians monetize through social, mobile, and gaming. The panelists included […]

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Tweeting is Metal: 10 Pointers for Adding Zazz to Your Band’s Social Media Profile

>Here’s a repost of a piece I did for Metalluminati, which is aimed at bands and musicians.     Social media has changed our lives in many ways — most good, but some bad. It can be really overwhelming when faced with so many options to promote yourself. As both a user of most social […]

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Social Media Rock Star Summit @ The Conga Room, 2/11/11

My first event to cover as the Rock community blogger for the GRAMMYs- my second year in this role- was the highly anticipated Social Media Rock Star Summit. Last year’s event featured members of YouTube, Tumblr, Digg, and Mashable, while this year’s panel would consist of Facebook Director of Platform Product Marketing Ethan Beard; Foursquare […]

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GRAMMY Week: Social Media Rock Star Summit: Nikhil Chandhok of YouTube, David Karp of Tumblr, Kevin Rose of Digg, Pete Cashmore of Mashable, and Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars @ the GRAMMY Museum, 1/29/10

Being the geek that I am, I was actually most excited to attend this event of everything on my agenda for the weekend. Social media have been key to the success that my site has seen, and this works in a multidirectional manner. I am a passionate fan, a hardcore concert goer, and in some […]

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