#070: Social Media 101In this episode of DAWCast: Music Entrepreneurship, I take a look at social media 101.

There are a variety of different ways for musicians to use social media to connect with their fans and build an audience.

This episode covers the very basics of social networking, how to use it, and what the most popular social networks are.

In this episode, you will discover:

  • What social media is.
  • What the top 10 social networking sites are right now.
  • How you can use LinkedIn as a musician.
  • The similarities between Google+ and the old MySpace.
  • What VK, Flickr and Vine are.
  • How to connect with people on social media.
  • Why it’s important to post frequently on social media.
  • How you can develop relationships with influencers using social media.
  • Why you should focus on one or two social networks to begin with.
  • Why you should participate in groups on social media.

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Author: David Andrew Wiebe

David Andrew Wiebe has built an extensive career in songwriting, live performance, recording, session playing, production work, investing, and music instruction. In addition to helping musicians unlock their full potential, he also continues to maintain a touring schedule with multiple bands.