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Top 10 Twitter Tools For Musicians

Twitter bird Great Tools For Fans Too
  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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  1. This is a really great top ten list, TWITTERFEED is the best tool by far, it makes everything automatic so you don’t have to do everything twice. Anyone can post their own list to our site The coolest feature is you can let other people vote on the rankings of your list.

  2. Great post! You should add to your list. It’s an amazing new tool for turning Bible verses into short URLs.

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