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Ep. 272 State of the Music Business in 2017 with Bruce Houghton from Hyp...





Visit http://www.MichaelBrandvold.com The Music Biz Weekly Podcast episode 272, this week Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert are joined by Bruce Houghton from Hypebot. Bruce discusses the state of the music business in 2017. Bruce also announces the new Hypebot Music Biz Weekly Podcast relationship.

The Music Biz Weekly Podcast is very excited to announce that the show has joined forces with Hypebot.com. Hypebot is the premiere online destination for music industry news and insights. Hypebot will be presenting the podcast every week. In addition to all of destinations you can already enjoy the podcast, now you will also be able to find The Music Biz Weekly Podcast every week on Hypebot.com.

Bruce Houghton from Hypebot.com added, "Hypebot is very proud to be sponsoring the podcast and making it the official Hypebot podcast. You have done a great job and we are happy to be involved."

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Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.

Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael's skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com's multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.

Michael has also managed the online efforts for KISS, ACCEPT, SOiL, Tantric, Killer Dwarfs, Dream Theater, Little Caesar, Narada Michael Walden, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.

If you are interested in speaking with Michael about what he can do to assist with your marketing needs contact him online at www.MichaelBrandvold.com

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As a teenager in the Pacific Northwest, Jay smuggled his Canon F-1 into rock concerts to get the perfect shot of the likes of Van Halen, Queen and Cheap Trick. After college, he toured as a musician gaining invaluable experience in what it takes to create and promote an album. He later translated that knowledge as an executive with Universal, Sony and Warner Music Groups.

He moved to San Francisco and finally to Los Angeles for Universal Music where he worked for 18 years, most recently as VP New Media and Online Marketing for Universal Music Enterprises.

Jay has been on the cutting edge of Digital Sales & Marketing with Universal, Starbucks Entertainment, Fox and Warner Music. It is this unique perspective as a musician, music executive, and fan that makes Jay‘s approach to Digital Strategy and Online Marketing so artist-friendly.”

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