Monthly Archives: April 2011

Blue Jones’ Guide To

Earlier this year, rapper/producer and user Blue Jones made a short video guide to using In the video, Blue Jones demonstrates how to use most of the features on our site. We found the video on youtube and thought we would share it our users. Check out Blue’s take on our site here. Featured on TrendHunter

Emerging trends website recently did a TrendhunterTV spot on social media up comers. came in 9th, one spot above Flipboard. You can check out the video and the rest of the top 10 below. Tips: Choose Your Own Adventure helps you create promotions by matching you up with artists who are likely to be a good fit for your music. We think our system works pretty well, but you don’t have to rely on our judgment if you don’t want to. You can also find bands to promote with yourself. By pressing the new “Select Your Own” button, you can start with a clean slate. Happy hunting!

Panic At The Disco x x SonicBids Contest

Get excited! We have another sweet contest going on this month. Panic at the Disco is hosting our artist of the month contest. One lucky band will have their message sent out by Panic at the Disco to Panic’s social media fan base of over 2 million people. Find out more information here.

Recommendations Work Better Than Facebook Alone

A new study posted today by our friends and Goldman Sachs concludes that recommendations are a stronger driver of sales than social media alone. 27% for recommendations vs 5% for social media alone. Search engines, and recommendation engines have a much greater influence.

Please see the chart below:

This study shows something we see all the time at Headliner: recommendations are more powerful than posting info directly to your Facebook or Twitter pages. Having other bands recommending your music to their fans is best way to get the word out about your music.