Posts by Michael Brandvold

The Music Biz Weekly Podcast

Ep. 205 Billboard Magazine’s Glenn Peoples Joins to Discuss Streaming Playlists, Payola and Playola

This week’s episode #205 This week we are joined by Billboard Magazine’s Glenn Peoples to Discuss Streaming Playlists, Payola and Playola. If you are interested in speaking with Michael about what he can do to assist with marketing needs message him with the contact form. If you like the podcast I ask that you visit iTunes and please ...
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What Does Twitter Look At to Determine If You Are a Spammer?

What does Twitter see as spam? Could they view you as a spammer? Take a moment to read this list of what Twitter looks at to determine if you are spammy. If you repeatedly follow and unfollow people, whether to build followers or to garner more attention for your profile; If your updates consist mainly of links, and not personal updates; If a large ...
The Music Biz Weekly Podcast

Ep. 204 Author Steve Knopper Discusses Possible Mistakes Made by Music Biz Since 2009

This week’s episode #204 This week we are joined by Steve Knopper author of Appetite for Self-Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age. With Steve we discuss some of the possible mistakes made by the music industry since the books release in 2009. Steve Knopper – http://knopps.com/ Appetite for Self-Destruction: ...
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Want to Suggest a Song for a Playlist? How To Message a Spotify User

In a recent episode of The Music Biz Weekly podcast we discussed playlists on streaming sites and why it is important that they be part of our digital strategy. Some of you messaged me asking specifically how do you send a message to a user on Spotify. Here are the three steps. 1. Next to the track you want to share with a user, click on the three dots ...