Tag Archive | "BandCamp"

The Future of Fan Engagement

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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This past few months I’ve been looking at where the future of fan engagement and perhaps even music discovery will take us. I am intrigued. My appearance on a panel at Nashville’s Leadership Music’s Digital Summit has prompted me to put this thoughts down in a post. It’s fun to play, "So what’s next?" A [...]

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Podcamp Nashville for Artists

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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(Some parts of this post were featured on my 2011 PodCamp related post. They still apply this year) I have a confession to make. I’m actually an artist masquerading as a tech geek. I come at all of this tech, digital marketing, web development & pod/bar-camping from the perspective of an artist, musician, songwriter and [...]

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Free Facebook Music Marketing Guide

Monday, March 12, 2012

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Hello there Here is our Facebook Music Marketing Guide. Along with the guide we also want to give you some of my (Charles Alexander’s) music. We hope you enjoy! When you enter your email you’ll be sent a link to confirm and download the zip file. As part of the process you’ll be entered into [...]

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An Artist’s Guide To SOPA

Monday, January 9, 2012

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Introduction What Is SOPA? How We Got Here The RIAA’s Recent History The Effect of Piracy on Music Existing Statutes SOPA From An Artist’s Perspective But They’re Stealing My Stuff! Where To From Here Introduction Photo of Tootsie’s Nashville by Kathleen Tyler Conklin. Creative Commons License. I am a Nashville based performing songwriter, bioinformaticist and [...]

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Rock Your Net – August Seminars

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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“Charles Alexander’s workshops are a joyful evening of goal setting, career planning and social media know-how that are a must-have for any independent artist…” Lydia Hutchinson, Founder of Performing Songwriter The August sessions are done. To attend the September sessions, go here: Rock Your Net in September Intro To Digital Marketing Series Updated: August 21st [...]

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Rock Your Net::Music Marketing Series

Monday, April 18, 2011

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Click on Image for Poster (5/3/11): Ariel Hyatt added as a keynote presenter. Special session on Monday, May 16th. Free if you sign up for the entire series. Only $25 if you just want to attend the keynote. On May 11th, we begin a series of hands-on, interactive internet music marketing workshops targetting musicians, artists, [...]

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Comparing Music Marketing Platforms

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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This past weekend I got to present at PodCamp Nashville. The topic – comparing three different music marketing platforms. Bandcamp, Reverbnation and TopSpin. They’re summarized below. Going by the Twitter stream and this blog post, the biggest take home most of the audience apparently got from my presentation was: 1) “As a musician, your biggest [...]

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A Musician’s Guide To PodCamp Nashville – March 2011

Monday, March 7, 2011

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Sometimes Nashville is a funny city. Entire communities can coexist within it’s boundaries and never cross paths. No matter how much one may need the other. It seems to me the music and technology folks here are pretty well segregated.

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TopSpin – A Review from Berklee to Implementation

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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This past Fall I signed up for the Berklee TopSpin Course. Before I signed up, I looked for all kinds of feedback or reviews on the course, the only comprehensive one I could find was on Hypebot by Brian Coughlin of the band, Kinch. There were some short paragraphs in various Google Group and web [...]

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