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Top 10 Twitter Tools For Musicians

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  1. SONG.LY - Type in a song title or mp3 link to tweeT and your followers get a short link to a page allowing them to play the song right in the browser without having to download it.
  2. TWITTERFEED - Use this free service to have your RSS feeds and blog posts automatically posted to your Twitter account
  3. TWI.BZ - Every letter counts and this url shortener has special features designed specifically for Twitter. Also: TinyUrl.
  4. FACEBOOK UPDATES - Link your account directly to your Facebook profile and you can update your status via Twitter from your cell. (here)
  5. TWEET LATER- Spread out your tweets using this post scheduling service. Bonus tip: Schedule a special Tweet to be sent to your fans in the middle of a show like asking for requests via Twitter
  6. TWIT PIC - Share photos including from your cell phone via Twitter. Great for "behind the scenes" pics.
  7. DORA - Share a bit of yourself with fans.  Automatically tweets what you're listening to on Pandora.
  8. THE MATTINATOR - Post to multiple Twitter accounts (like band or label and personal) at the same time. Watch a brief introductory video after the jump.
  9. PING.FM - Update your social networks and Twitter all with one post.
  10. TWITTER BUTTONS - Get great looking “follow me” buttons for Twitter, just add your id.

Twitter BONUS TIP: Follows Others - Social networking doesn't happen in a vacuum.  If you want to be followed you must also follow others.  Suggestions: Hypebot, Nettwerk's Terry McBride, The Byrd's Roger McGuinn, pundit Bob Lefsetz, Derek Sivers, Music Think Tank's Andrew Dubber, PR queen Ariel Hyatt and anyone else that you want to network with.


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