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Ideas for promoting and selling art, music, and writing, using long tail economics, and the new internet business models available for artists, writers and musicians, from artist Paul Watson.

A basic strategy for music in 5 steps

By Paul Watson on .

I was chatting to a good friend of mine yesterday about business strategies for her music.  She’s not planning on chart-topping super-stardom, she just wants to have a plan for getting her music out there and hopefully making some money on it. So, I thought I’d put together my ideas for…

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Robots Exclusion Protocol leaves ACAP dead in the water

By Paul Watson on .

In my first post on this blog I wrote (critically) about ACAP – a thoroughly wrong-headed attempt by some publishers to enforce stringent limitations on the way search engines index the content that publishers make public on their websites. Today ACAP is completely dead in the water. Google,…

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Social Networks – Pure and Applied

By Paul Watson on .

I’ve written about social networks and their uses before, but I wanted to expand on some of my original thoughts. So, let me start with a quote from my previous article stating my position: I’m sure this isn’t just because I’m an anti-social bastard, but it seems like the big social networks…

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