That’s art, he says. I know when it’s not art. Talks about concept of time washing off a pyramid, artists job is to put things on the top. Lady Gaga, who is very good, has 220 billion hits on one video and total income from streaming last year was $10,000. Speaking of the bottom of the pyramid. There will be no music industry unless there’s an investment. The creators of the music are not getting rewarded at all. Tahts’ somehting dangerous for society. Talks of Google making billions, top search is weather, second search is music [not true, though maybe for all music terms being combined]. Talks how copyright owners got broadcasters to share revenue, because broadcasters were paying the music. … [Read more...] about It’s Bing & Ryan Seacrest
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That’s all well and good, but how does a marketer use such tools. Here’s an example. Say I’m working for the Letterman show and my KPI (key performance indicator) is to recruit Jay Leno’s fans by getting them to click on Letterman’s Facebook PPC ad and visit my landing page. Facebook identifies 107,280 users over 18 in the United States interested in “Leno” or “Jay Leno.” There’s 88,360 users interested in “Letterman,” “David Letterman” or “Dave Letterman.” … [Read more...] about How To Recruit Your Competitors’ Facebook Audience
OneRepublic has new album coming. Any new plans in the digital space? Yes, might do something with Twitter. “I don’t know what artists did 20 years ago .. did you rent out the Rainbow Room and throw a kegger.” I’m loving Ryan now, because he’s so totally using this entire new medium. “I kind of have two jobs, writing and producing .. I need things that won’t take up the whole day.” “It’s a blessing and a curse, because we have to be in 20 countries at once.” … [Read more...] about Live Blogging From The Google Discover Music Launch Event
In Sydney, for the two days of the show, Rand and I continued our typical “band” relationship. We were thrown together by circumstance, had mutual respect and were friendly, but we weren’t friends. But, on the day after the show, we ended up on the same ferry to Manly by chance. I had the opportunity to spend the afternoon with Rand and his fiancée, Geraldine. And, in that time, I was able to know a little bit more about Rand. I got to know more about his values and his personality. I found an engaging and intelligent person with common interests. We talked about family and future goals, we gossiped (we’re in Search, after all), and we went beyond the typical search conference chatter. In those hours, I made the decision (subconsciously) to invest in including Rand in my social inventory (I’m not sure the decision was reciprocal, I can only speak for myself). By the way, one of the other international speakers, Ciaran Norris, did a particularly … [Read more...] about How Many Friends Can We Have Online?