In our seventh episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon talk with Louisa Solomon and Elijah Oberman of independent rock band The Shondes about building and reaching an audience. We discuss outreach methods from their early days using MySpace and Friendster through their social media and email list tactics today. Sean shares […]
In our fifth episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon talk with filmmakers Michael DiBiasio and Rebecca De Ornelas (Multiverse) about crowdfunding and social media around their feature film, The Videoblogs. We also share a social media tip about building your followers, and Rebecca, Michael, Sean, and Nicole discuss some of their favorite things including: Maps to the Stars, My Dad Wrote a Porno, Stranger Things, Jalapeño Cheese Doodles, and the book Z.
You have probably heard the cliche “a picture is worth a thousand words.” That concept is pretty relevant when you’re on twitter dealing with 140 character maximums.
While some of us [*cough!*] may sometimes be known to hang out on twitter all day rather than talking to other people face to face, using our actual voices, most of us have neither the time or inclination to spend every hour skipping from platform to platform, dropping bon mots, helpful links, and dank memes all the live-long day in an effort to maintain a consistent stream of content while building an engaged audience.
We’ve already discussed WTF are hashtags even, so I’m gonna dive right in on how they are your Instagram friends.
Hashtags are used slightly differently on different platforms, and today we’re talking about the platform on which they really took off: twitter.
Want dedicated followers on any platform? Consistency is key. Post regularly, on a schedule you can comfortably maintain, and keep your content on-message. You get to decide what that message is, though! So if your “brand” is gore gifs, kitten photos, and vegan recipes you should 1. definitely follow me and tweet/msg/whatever me because […]
You probably want “friends” or followers on any social media platform you’re using–and not just your IRL friends, either. Fans. An audience. Customers. Broader community. However you conceptualize this crowd, they’re people you didn’t know before who are now interested in your project. Most indie artists of any stripe are expected by to have thousands […]
It may sound like an empty truism, but it’s actually an important reminder for all of us using social media to promote projects.
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