6 Hints to get your Promo noticed for review!

RockmusicRaider - Music Promotion, hands on piano - 6 Hints to get your Promo noticed for review!

So, you have created your album, put it on your internet site, and – nada. Next day? Still nada. And you start to quietly wonder how you could get help to let this ignorant world know that you just created this stellar material.

Well, review sites – like RMR here – are one of the venues you have to gain many more fans and supporters on this cold, cold internet thing. These sites usually offer free or paid, bona fide1) feedback on the stuff you produce. And this might – just might – incite these readers to buy your … [...] Click to raid more!

Who’s Phishing? When Insiders become Threats!

RockmusicRaider - Who's Phishing? When insiders become threats!

In God we Trust, everyone else uses the firewall.

That’s the credo handed down from the RMR IT department. It’s a sane reminder that the internet is an ugly place. Full of bad actors out to get your data or your money for any and all nefarious activities out there.

Supposedly.

Because not everyone is a bad apple, of course. And it’s always quite a task to filter genuine visitors from intruders, as you don’t want to hinder the former, but block the latter. Thus, sporting some great site security, complete with a sturdy firewall, is indeed one important … [...] Click to raid more!

Opinion: Free-for-all? Download that promo. Or not?

RockmusicRaider - Promos are free

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a somewhat desperate tweet from a PR agency. Its representative bitterly complained about some reviewers downloading all the music promos sent their way but never returning any written article. Apparently, once the agency accosted the webzine (or ‘zines), they were told that simple downloads don’t guarantee reviews.

Of course, that didn’t sit too well with the PR guys. But the ‘zine’s opinion does strike a chord with yours truly over here at RMR HQ.

Let’s take good ol’ RockmusicRaider as an example.

Promotion agencies, labels, and bands of all couleur usually inundate our … [...] Click to raid more!

No negative reviews at RMR, or ever more of them?

RockmusicRaider - Angry Smiley - Negative Reviews

If you’ve been around the block a few times with RMR already, you spotted them. Those rankings that the RMR crew issues on full reviews, those markers that will give you an inkling of a record’s quality. A birdseye view for those who don’t have the time nor the patience to read 800 words of convoluted English phrases.

And for those who have the stomach for lengthy reviews, you’ll get treated to positive pieces, written in shiny and snazzy prose that will should beautify the wares they depict. Or – failing that – a negative review will head your way … [...] Click to raid more!