Your Weekly Music/Entertainment Industry Social Media Wrap-Up

Here’s What’s Happened Over The Last Week

WPU Music Biz Students Tweet During The 2014 Grammys

Were you tweeting during the show?  Click on the link to read some of your better tweets.  Meanwhile, click on the pic above to read about the 13.8 million tweets that took place about the Grammys during the Grammys.  Which leads to this question: If we were all tweeting, were any of us watching?

Macklemore Instagrams Text Messages Telling Kendrick Lamar It “Sucks That I Robbed You”

Big thanks to awesome WPU Music Biz student, Sierra Binondo, who sent this article over.  “Macklemore sort of reveals the process of how Grammy winners are chosen.”  Click on the link and scroll to the bottom to get Macklemore’s perception of the Grammy process.  It’s pretty interesting.

A Violinist’s Triumph Is Ruined By Thieves

Imagine if somebody stole your guitar or tuba or bass drum.  Now, imagine if you were shot with a stun gun, your axe was stolen, and its worth was millions of dollars.  How would that feel?  Click on the link to read about a Milwaukee concertmaster whose prized Stradivarius violin (built in 1715) was stolen last Monday after a concert.

Click on the pic above to see a bigger image of The 36 Rules of Social Media.  ALL of you reading this use social media in one form or another.  Scan through the infographic and see which rules you’re following and which ones you’re blowing off.

Is This The Next Disney?

How old are you?  If you’re older than 21, then you shouldn’t go to sleep tonight.  Instead, make something.  That’s what 21-year old Josh Buckley has been doing since he was 11.  It’s never too late to create the next Disney.  Just ask Josh.  Unless you’re too busy doing it on your own. Click on the link and read.  It’ll take you about 2 minutes.  Ready… Go!

Zynga Buying ‘Clumsy Ninja’ Maker, Cutting Staff

Zynga is the maker of ‘Farmville’ and ‘Mafia Wars,’ games you’ve probably either played or been invited to play about 127 times from Facebook friends.  What do you do when your games lose popularity and the place where you focused, the desktop, was the wrong bet?  You go mobile and buy other successes.  Click on the link to see what Zynga is doing.

Your Music Biz 101 & More Radio Show Launches On A Wednesday Soon At 8PM!!!

We were bumped last week and are bumped for at least two more weeks.  When your Music Biz 101 & More radio show is set for a revised massively successful launch date, you’ll be the first to know!

Bookmark This!! (Other Stuff To Click On & Read If You Like What’s Above)

Volunteer For The 2014 New Music Festival, June 8-10 In NYC

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