It's my guess that now days the average person is one who has a social network membership or page of some kind rather than not. Which do you have, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, or maybe that Google plus thing that I've still yet to figure out? Of course there are many more and I'm sure most that I haven't heard of yet. Let's say you are in the category of average and you do have a social network connection, these social networks can be an amazing journey and even a tool for many who want to get their message out to the masses. However, if you don't have any social network site or page of any kind, you can be assured that I'm somewhat envious of you. You should also know that you are considered to be behind times now days. Lucky you.
Facebook is the most popular social media site on the planet. And by now, I'm sure you know that it's actually one of the biggest online marketing and promotional platforms for not just music, but any kind of business you can think of. These days, almost everybody and their grandmother is on Facebook. From corporate bodies to politicians to private own businesses and government agencies, everyone is on Facebook.
Everybody and their grandma is getting on twitter these days, likewise so many upcoming artistes, and industry people. Like I usually say, the social network for you as an artiste is a raw material than can be transformed into a promotional instrument free of charge. Here's how to use twitter to the best of your advantage: