Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Here is a ten minute talk I recorded for New Music Strategies’ AmpNMS ‘online music knowledge event’ about Making Friends With Fans:
Making Friends with Fans from Nancy Baym on Vimeo.
It was followed by Steve Lawson, Stephen Mason and Kira Small discussing issues it raised alongside a chat channel with many others chiming in, all of which will be archived and up on the NMS site before too long.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
I recently did an interview with Dave Cool for Bandzoogle’s blog.
We covered topics like how social media have affected online fandom, benefits and challenges of social media, whether bands need to use social media and/or have their own website, whether they can keep mystique, whether they ought to be trying to be friends with fans, and even a bit on how I mix personal and professional in my online identity and why.
Read part 1 and part 2.