(PRWEB) September 8, 2007
A new book entitled 'MySpace Music Profit Monster: And All Proven Online Music Marketing Strategies' now shows musical artists how to effectively promote their careers by utilizing MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, Squidoo and other online resources. Authored by Nicky Kalliongis, a seasoned executive from the music industry, it provides invaluable advice on how to develop fan bases, sell CDs and downloads, sign a record deal, and attract bookings agents and managers. Other strategies it teaches: learning how to utilize RSS feeds, podcasts and blog posts. For more information, visit http://MySpaceMusicProfitMonster.com.
Directly involved in the successful careers of such well-known artists as Dido, Grateful Dead, Ace of Base and Babyface, Kalliongis has worked with a wide range of artists that has helped result in the sale of more than 653 million records. Other artists include Alicia Keys, Annie Lennox, Aretha Franklin, Avril Lavigne, Barry Manilow, Bee Gees, Biggie Smalls, Billy Joel, Carly Simon, Deborah Cox, Dionne Warwick, Eurythmics, Expose, Faithless, Hall and Oats, Jermaine Jackson, Kenny G, Lisa Stansfield, Luther Vandross, Monica, Outkast, Pink, Prince, Puff Daddy, Rolling Stones, Romantics, Run DMC, Santana, Sarah McLachlan, Soft Cell, Taylor Dayne, The Village People, Thompson Twins, TLC, Toni Braxton, Usher and Whitney Houston.
Visit the following link at Amazon.com to order his book:
MySpace Music Profit Monster: And All Proven Online Music Marketing Strategies
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (August 24, 2007)
The book is also available for download at: http://MySpaceMusicProfitMonster.com
"Nicky Kalliongis… is one of the premier music executives in the country… Nicky has participated in the success of the world's biggest acts including Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Aretha Franklin, Carlos Santana, and Prince. His tremendous work ethic, attention to detail, and superb musical instincts truly exemplifies him as one of the top A&R men in the business today." -- Monte Lipman, President, Universal Republic Records
"I've known and worked with Nicky on numerous projects over the last 10 years from superstar artist releases to independent developing artists. Nicky has contributed to many hit records across all levels of the business and his experience stretches from the multi-national recording company to the indie. It is exciting to see him stay current and even ahead of the game by bringing his expertise of music into the Digital space." -- George Levendis, Senior Vice President Global Marketing, SONY BMG Music Entertainment.
About Nicky Kalliongis:
Nicky Kalliongis is an accomplished musician and music technician in addition to being a seasoned music industry professional with expertise in the area of Artist and Repertoire. He continues to be active in the music industry where he works alongside Clive Davis, L.A. Reid, Monte Lipman and others. While reporting directly to Clive Davis, the Founder, former chairman and CEO of Arista Records, Kalliongis has been responsible for evaluating new music on behalf of Davis as well as identifying, developing, and editing numerous hit songs that have achieved gold, platinum and multi-platinum status. To date he has been involved in the sale of more than 653 albums. Nicky Kalliongis originated the idea of an in-house digital editing station, implementing the technology that resulted in significant time and cost savings while eliminating creative lag time. He has also written music for hit T.V. shows like ''Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'' and "Loving" and has appeared on MTV offering his expertise on the ''100 Greatest Voices of All Time,'' and made appearances on MTV's ''The Real World.'' In his newest book he teaches unknown artists how to best utilize online marketing in the same manner as the pros.