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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Tips On How To Do Successful Facebook Marketing (Article 7 of 19 - every day one article)

Facebook marketing is one of the best ways to appeal to a wide variety of clients, particularly if you are a small business that can take the time to reply to specific comments. With the popularity and familiarity most Americans have with Facebook, it's an excellent marketing avenue. Read on for more tips.

Generate some attention for your Facebook campaign by organizing a giveaway. Encourage your visitors to join your page in order to be eligible for some free products. Make your winners viewable to maintain the legitimacy of your contest.

Create a contest on your Facebook page that only fans of your page can participate in. This will make them excited to come to your page. They may even tell family, friends, or co-workers, meaning you will have more visitors coming to your page. Of course, more visitors means more business!

Improve the Facebook marketing interface of your page using custom tabs. Custom tabs let you optimize information on your page for visitors that betters your business. If your business is holding an event or sponsoring a contest, including a tab makes sure visitors know about it.

If you're working on building your fan base, consider using "Like Ads". These are ads that include a call to action to Like your page right from the ad itself. These ads seem to be just as effective in the News Feed as they are in the right column, so play with the placement.

Do not leave any sections of your Facebook page blank if you are looking to market your business. Many people neglect to put all of their info and this can cost a lot in the long run. If people cannot find the information they need on your business, they may look for somewhere else to get what they need.

Don't ramble on your page. Don't fall into the Facebook trap of thinking more posting is best. People don't need to know every last thing you are up to. In fact, if you tend to ramble off-topic, you may actually be doing more harm than good. People follow you for a reason, so keep your focus on what you or your brand does best.

Offer something in exchange for signing up on your Facebook page. Having visitors register on your page lets you engage them in ongoing dialogue about your business. Offering them something, such as an entry in a sweepstakes, makes them more likely to register on your page and provide your business with valuable leads.

Facebook's introduction of their Timeline format is altering strategies for many business marketers. Timeline allows for the posting of larger photos that are more likely to grab reader interest. Successful marketers are posting these larger pictures, coupled with a targeted call to action. This can run the gamut from downloading coupons to encouraging product users to upload their own pictures of your product in action.

Post about your milestones on Facebook. You could for instance let your subscribers know about your sales volume, the launching of new products or the anniversary of your most popular products. This is a good way to draw attention to certain products while creating a positive image for your brand.

Ask other people that you know for advice regarding Facebook if you are new to it. Facebook has been around for many years now, and thanks to this, many people have learned a great deal about how to effectively optimize a page on the site. You will likely be surprised at how much there is to learn.

Why do you want a Facebook page? Do not just have a Facebook because it is the "in" thing to do. Is it being used to speak with other people? Or, do you want them to have a forum with which to contact you? Using a Facebook page to boost and grow sales is different than using one to just retain and encourage loyalty among existing clientele.

Respond to comments or questions as soon as possible. With technology today, people like speed. The quicker you can be about responding to the questions and comments that your audience has, the better. This will show them that you really do care about them as customers and value them.

Offer a reward to those that already frequent your page for telling their friends to like your page. This is a relatively cost effective way to interact with those that already are interested in your business, as well as an easy way to spread the word about what you have to offer.

Ask customers for reviews you can post on your Facebook page. People showing interest in your products are going to appreciate reviews left by others. When your current customers let others know about your product in this way, you'll find new customers start to appear.

Do not overspend on ads. Some businesses do well paying for ads that are placed on Facebook while others do not see any return from it at all. Run a few test ads before spending a lot of money on a full ad campaign. Pay attention to learn what works well for your niche and what doesn't.

It is much easier for you to lose followers than it is for you to gain them, so keep this in mind when you are marketing. Avoid doing anything people may find offensive. Once they are gone, it is pretty much a good bet that they will not be doing any more business with you in the future.

Stay positive in all posts that you write on your wall. Post quality information that your followers will want to read; otherwise, they may lose interest in your page.

As stated in the beginning of this article, being able to take out the time to specifically respond to clients on your business' Facebook page can help with building a relationship with patrons. Remember the tips in this article, and use Facebook marketing for your benefit. These tips can be applied in multiple situations!

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#Poetry: Dark Death

Looking for ideas
#Poetry: Dark Death
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Terrible pleasures!
The desert bathes in the stranger's humor
Dark sounds linger long on dark death
While my cock dances to my love's sadness

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

#Musicproduction: 10 Mixing Mistakes

1. Employing too much processing on a track

Piling oodles of plug-ins on individual tracks is definitely the biggest mistake I see in beginners. We've all fallen victim to the, and it's hard, because we see our idols do it on tutorials, in blog posts, and sometimes personally, if we're lucky.
But our idols have a way for their madness. When Dave Pensado displays a six plug-in chain on a YouTube video, he's showing you a step-by-step blueprint. He knows why one EQ may be right for the high-pass on a monitor, why the next is acceptable for boosting the high mids, why such-and-such compressor has the perfect complementary tone, and most of all, how all the plug-ins are going to work together.

Noone Watching? - Niemand beobachtet? #punchline #satire #pointe

Facebook Marketing And Your Business: How It Works (Article 6 of 19 - every day one article)

Facebook is ready for you to join, so what is the hold up? Are you in need of information to help get you started? Do you desire advice that really works? If you do, the following article is a great resource for Facebook marketing.

If you're using tabs as part of your marketing campaign, make sure the most important tabs are at the front of the list. Under your tabs is a link marked "Edit", you can click that and then reorder the tabs, placing your most important tabs, such as Promotions, at the front.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

#Musicproduction: Tokyo Dawn Labs updates Kotelnikov Standard and Kotelnikov GE to v1.5.0 #freedownload

TDR Kotelnikov is a wideband dynamics processor combining high fidelity dynamic range control with deep musical flexibility. As a descendant of the venerable TDR Feedback Compressor product family, Kotelnikov has directly inherited several unique features such as a proven control scheme, individual release control for peak and RMS content, an intuitive user interface, and powerful, state of the art, high-precision algorithms.
With a sonic signature best described as “stealthy”, Kotelnikov has the ability to manipulate the dynamic range by dramatic amounts, while carefully preserving the original tone, timbre and punch of a musical signal. As such, it is perfectly suited to stereo bus compression as well as other critical applications.
The concept is “proudly digital” in the sense that it doesn’t try to emulate any previously existing device. This is the original!

#Musicproduction: Tokyo Dawn Labs updates Kotelnikov Standard and Kotelnikov GE to v1.5.0 #freedownload

Snooze! #punchline #satire #pointe

Getting Into The Swing Of Facebook Marketing (Article 5 of 19 - every day one article)

Nothing helps a business grow better than a solid marketing campaign, and Facebook is an excellent tool to do the job. This site can help you quickly grow your company. Keep reading to learn some very helpful tips.

Always respond to comments written about you or to you on Facebook. You should monitor your wall regularly and also any related @ messages. Reply to everyone that you can, and make sure that you're replying to complaints first.

Monday, July 16, 2018

#Musicproduction: Indie Rock Today

There was a point when "indie rock" had a clear definition: It meant music, produced away from major-label system, that was rooted in the flexibleness and freedom to take chances. The word implied heightened creativity, if the product always reflected that.
Now, "indie rock," like "alternative rock," can rarely be construed 100 percent literally:

Unrealistic Movies - Unrealistische Spielfilme #punchline #satire #pointe

Expert Suggestions For Facebook Marketing That Really Works (Article 4 of 19 - every day one article)

Are you scared of not knowing what to do when it comes to marketing on Facebook? This is a common problem faced by people who haven't learned about this form of campaign. Thankfully, this article simply and efficiently explains what it takes to create an effective campaign, so read on.

Create a unique Facebook page that is capapble of standing apart from the rest. The key to marketing on Facebook is to not look just like the other guys. Almost everyone uses Facebook these days, so you must be different if you want to be noticed before one of your competitors is.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

#Photoshop: Create a Colorful Retro Poster in Photoshop and Illustrator - Tutorial

Take a photo and turn it into this amazing retro-style artwork using Photoshop and Illustrator. You’ll learn how to create this using very few stock photos and with creative techniques that can also …

#Photoshop: Create a Colorful Retro Poster in Photoshop and Illustrator - Tutorial

Monochrom View - Monochrome Sicht #punchline #satire #pointe

Lost When It Comes To Facebook Marketing? These Tips Will Show You The Way! (Article 3 of 19 - every day one article)

Facebook is populated by millions of people around the world. Every single one of those people might want to buy what you're offering, but they won't know you exist until you start marketing to them. Use the steps in this article to get your Facebook marketing campaign started on the right foot.

Integrate your Facebook page with your other campaigns. Place links to your Facebook page on your blog, website and in the signature of your professional emails. You should draw attention to your Facebook page by presenting it as a way to get access to exclusive content and more promotional offers.

Song of the day: Moody Tuesday Blues

Song of the day: Moody Tuesday Blues
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Saturday, July 14, 2018

#Musicproduction: Well Balanced Mix With Spectrum Analyzer

What is tonal balance, and just how do I tell whether my mix has it? This really is probably a concern most musicians and audio engineers have asked at one point or another, even should they didn't use those exact words. Tonal balance identifies how frequencies interact together, and is the main culprit in mixes that don't translate between listening environments (e.g., a combination sounds great in the studio, however, not on an automobile stereo). A common example of a combination that exhibits poor tonal balance is once you can't quite hear the vocals, so you generate the volume, but then the bass becomes overwhelming.

Confusing Button - Verwirrender Knopf #punchline #satire #pointe

Learn How To Successfully Use Facebook Marketing (Article 2 of 19 - every day one article)

Facebook marketing is a great tool for small business owners to appeal to a larger audience while gaining feedback on goods or services. Because it's easier to respond directly to patrons, a relationship can be easily built. Read the tips in this article so you can use Facebook marketing to the best of your ability.

If you don't have time to maintain a Facebook page for your business, you can still use Facebook for marketing. Facebook provides ads on their site which can easily be hyper-targeted towards your exact target demographic, from their sex and age to their likes and dislikes, making your campaign hyper-successful, too.

Friday, July 13, 2018

#Musicproduction: Fanan team updates Callisto to v1.51 Callisto synth to 1.01 #freedownload

This version is the free demo. Its totally free and fully functional and works as a stand-alone application. Its based on "plug&play" method and uses 7 built in wavetable synths to power both solos and style components (3 synths for style accompanyment and 4 synths for solo instruments) and a dedicated built in drum sampler to power the drums sequences. The sampler has total 30 drum-kits, based on standard wav. samples, arranged into categories (which can be substituted with your own samples easly). You can build your own drum-kit any time by using each of the sampler's 10 sample slots and you also can use some lovely built-in effects to spice up your sequences. This version needs an Asio driver to work properly and supports the free ASIO4ALL driver which presumably works with any reasonable Windows computer.

#Musicproduction: Fanan team updates Callisto to v1.51 Callisto synth to 1.01 #freedownload

Quest To Grandparents - Frage an Großeltern #punchline #satire #pointe

Facebook Marketing And You: Tips And Techniques (Article 1 of 19 - every day one article)

Here I start a 19 article series about Facebook Marketing. Every day one article. Here article 1 of 19:

With the advent of the Internet, your options for business marketing are virtually limitless. One major tool in this amazing arsenal is Facebook marketing and it can do a lot for your business in a very short time. In fact, with very little time and money, Facebook marketing can put your company on a fast-track to success!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

#Musicproduction: Ignite Amps updates free NRR-1 plug-in to v3.0.0 - adds VST3 support #freedownload

NRR-1 is a digital emulation of a three channels tube preamplifier for guitar. It has been developed to accurately model its real hardware counterpart, built for Fleshgod Apocalypse guitarist Cristiano Trionfera by Ignite Amps, back in 2009.
The NRR-1 core circuit is mainly based on a famous boutique preamplifier made in '88, modded to suit Cristiano's needs in the best possible way.

#Musicproduction: Ignite Amps updates free NRR-1 plug-in to v3.0.0 - adds VST3 support #freedownload

Choosing Girlfriend Wisely - Kluge Wahl einer Freundin #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Fly Free Of Summer's Burn And Winter's Bite

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#Poetry: Fly Free Of Summer's Burn And Winter's Bite
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Through winter chill or searing summer heat,
A dreaming bird in a dark blue midnight sky,
No ceiling here; the pure high air is sweet,
Another summer night you'll someday fly,

#Musicproduction: Pre-Delay In Reverb

What it will is delay the start of the reverb effect with a short, user-adjustable duration (measured in milliseconds). Pre-delay helps make reverb sound more realistic because it simulates the time it will take for sound to bounce back once again to your ears in a reverberant space.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Singing Changes Value - Gesang beeinflußt Werte #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Tips For Street Photography

Street photography simultaneously tests your hand-eye coordination, your power to see and frame interesting moments while they quickly unfold when you, your power to see light, your technical abilities along with your camera, and your power to be comfortable capturing strangers.
It's so much to do at the same time, aside from to think about a picture conceptually.

#Photoshop: How to Create a Sci-Fi, Robot Photo Manipulation

Test out your skills and build a sci-fi scene from scratch! In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make a cool 80s-inspired photo manipulation using free stocks and 3D assets in Adobe Photoshop.

#Photoshop: How to Create a Sci-Fi, Robot Photo Manipulation

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Change Your Life - Änder dein Leben #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Late In The Avenue

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#Poetry: Late In The Avenue
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Sometimes I feel, like a parentless child
And there she walks and looked and smiled
I want to kiss her just for the taste
Cheeky, lofty, brazen-faced
A reflection in a glass window
Neon slogan blinking slow
Then how come I am telling you
It was a moment in the Avenue
So short, a look so vaguely
What's left is nothing more than memory

#Photography: Why To Shoot In RAW

There's an occasion and a place for JPEG files; they're convenient to use and make the job of delivering images infinitely easier. However, most professionals concur that RAW file formats are best to work with in-camera.

#Musicproduction: ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.4 #freedownload

ocenaudio writes: Easy, fast and powerful audio editor

#Musicproduction: ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.4 #freedownload

Monday, July 9, 2018

Great Summer Fun - Herrlicher Sommer Spass #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: How To Get Inspired As Photographer

Inspiration and influence are very important to every creative person. Being motivated to pick up your camera and make fabulous photographs is an important part of one's on-going development. But how to get inspiration for the photography?
It's easy to have stuck in a rut. Always taking the exact same subjects, utilising the same lighting. Sticking with a composition style because you are more comfortable with it. This could make you creatively stagnant. But how will you avoid that? Particularly if you have enjoyed this method for some time.
I don't often take landscape photos. Now that people are surviving in a rural environment, landscape photography is my new challenge.

DOW JONES - The support 24,115 held

Starting 29.01. there was a 13% sell-off within 7 trading days. Since February 6, the index is in a dynamic sideways movement.

Resistance is 24.615, 24.873, 25.003 and 25.352. In the area of these resistances there is the possibility of a drop down.

#Musicproduction: Minimal Instruments releases "Kick-n-Snare" - Free Rompler Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

Minimal Instruments has announced the release of Kick-n-Snare, a simple kick and snare sound rompler plugin that has "super sound, good for EDM, especially for Dubstep and FutureBass".
Minimal Instruments say "We made this plugin because we think it would be nice if a producer can quickly create kick or snare (or both) track. Often, kick should be by itself in a track due to side chain purpose. Also, you can audition kick or snare sound without changing kit or presets."

#Musicproduction: Minimal Instruments releases "Kick-n-Snare" - Free Rompler Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

Sunday, July 8, 2018

What About Follow Me #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: How To Achieve A Consistent Sounding Album

The main part of any finished album, EP or mixtape is consistent sound.
Most of us want that polished consistency that draws listeners in when we're producing an album.
But obtaining a good album master with consistent sound starts with your album mixing. Mixing several songs while staying true to your album's overall feel is really a big challenge…
Wondering how to combine a recording? In this informative article you'll learn 10 mix tips that can help you get a far more cohesive sound across all of your mixes.

#Photography: Portrait Photography with Hard Light

Soft is the universal favorite when it comes to shooting studio portraits, because it’s so flattering. But hard light can be a pleasantly effective and interesting light source, too—provided you know…

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Rexting Challenge - Herausforderung beim Texten #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Compression

Compression is one of your most powerful mixing tools. It's the essential element behind every good mix.

But to create your compressors work, you'll need to understand compression first.

It's intimidating to begin learning this kind of huge subject, especially once the controls and their effect in your signal are difficult to understand depending in your sound.

This short article can help you learn what compression does, how to find the perfect compressor settings, and some typically common mistakes to avoid.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Cheese And Money - Käse und Geld #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: De-Essing Your Vocals

May Your First De-Esser Be a Manual De-Esser

There's no way around it, at the very least not for me: Probably the most natural-sounding de-esser consists of taking every ess you hear, separating its region from other syllables, and reducing its clip-gain by as many dB as you will get away with. If you are using Pro Tools, the procedure is relatively easy—at the very least, compared to some other DAWs, where hotkeys aren't as developed.
You might like to split the esses out onto another track, but be cautious in how you edit between the 2, because sometimes the audio will “pop” at the conclusion of a sloppily cut phrase.

#Musicproduction: Mercuriall Audio releases free pedal "Chorus WS-1" for Mac & Win VST, AU & AAX #freedownload

Free VST/AU/AAX plug-ins for PC/Mac
StompboxWS-1Depth, Speed, Mix, Mono/Stereo, On/Off knob
Stereo Chorus

#Musicproduction: Mercuriall Audio releases free pedal "Chorus WS-1" for Mac & Win VST, AU & AAX #freedownload

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Bisection Formula - Halbierungsformel #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Sustaining Memories

Looking for ideas
#Poetry: Sustaining Memories
(Poem by ViennaCC)

For making me remember summer nights
But gazing at my senses feeling dizzy
I travel under hazy colored lights
Too many smiling faces looking pretty

You can hear that lovely whistle blowing
I wanna see an endless starry night
Another tiny little eyes are glowing
No matter where the moon is shining bright

Surrounded by a thousand shades of blinding
It only happened very long ago
Any cloud without a silver lining
Later on an early morning glow

Even when the stars begin to fade
That's how sustaining memories are made

#Musicproduction: Stereo EQing

Before stepping into the specifics of the equalizer and settings he's using, Thorp discusses the order where he likes to position the consequences on the master bus. He explains that he generally likes to place the EQ after the compressor, both on the stereo bus and on individual channels. For the latter, he says he'll usually have a de-esser or multiband de-esser first, then the compressor and finally the EQ.
However, he stresses that “EQ after compressor" is not just a hard-and-fast rule, it's only what works best for him.He recommends that you check it out both ways to discover which you like better.

#Musicproduction: VCV releases Rack 0.6.1 #freedownload

VCV Rack 0.6.1, the open-source virtual modular synthesizer, has been released with new features.

#Musicproduction: VCV releases Rack 0.6.1 #freedownload

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Daily Dichotomy - Täglicher Zwiespalt #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Sample Fuel releases DROP-CRE8 - Free Drag 'n' Drop Instrument #freedownload

Sample Fuel has released DROP-CRE8, a completely free Drag 'n' Drop sample instrument that makes creating usable sounds with almost no effort.
"DROP-CRE8 raises the bar on what users can expect from a free instrument. There is nothing restricted or feature "lite" in this release. Users will be able to see what SAMPLE FUEL's CRE8 Engine can achieve in sonic quality and in sound design. DROP–CRE8 is easy to use with its intuitive MAIN PAGE but if you explore the other pages you can turn any sound into something deep and powerful with ease. The 2 layer approach includes both a sample playback engine and a granular engine. The sonic possibilities are vast and capable. " said Danny Lux, Owner at Sample Fuel.

#Musicproduction: Sample Fuel releases DROP-CRE8 - Free Drag 'n' Drop Instrument #freedownload

#Musicproduction: Spitfire Audio launches LABS with free Soft Piano and Strings software instruments #freedownload

The Spitfire Audio LABS programme is an infinite series of software instruments, free and easy to use; made by musicians in London for anyone, anywhere. We're planning to release one every month, as well as a bimonthly creative compendium, The Notebook. And in case you missed it, all for FREE.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Why Do Chinese This? - Warum tun Chinesen das? #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Black & White Photography

In the early 1970's I learned a lesson about depth during the “String Art” craze. It absolutely was so popular it was actually being taught in schools. Basically put, you created geometric shapes, placed a particular number of points on those shapes, and connected those points with various colors of thread. The outcome looked like a “Spirograph” drawing (another 70's classic), but these were more 3-dimensional. When I first learned this, the school had us poking holes in poster board and then stringing it. My children regularly attended arts and crafts shows.

#Musicproduction: Zynaptiq releases Subspace - Free Reverb Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

SUBSPACE is free ... and available exclusively to Zynaptiq newsletter subscribers.

Zynaptiq has announced the release of Subspace, a "super-lush sounding, and totally streamlined" reverb plugin.
It is based on the allpass reverb module found in Zynaptiq's Morph 2, Wormhole and Adaptiverb plugins, and features just two controls: a switch that selects one of four presets – aptly named A, B, C and Z – and a dry-wet control.

#Musicproduction: Zynaptiq releases Subspace - Free Reverb Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

Monday, July 2, 2018

Animal Question - Tierische Frage #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: JPEG Or RAW - That's The Question - Here Arguments

The question is so old that I joke: that's like "Beatles vs. Stones" Some old people of youmay remember.
Perhaps one of the very most commonly asked questions in digital photography is just about which file type to utilize when shooting – JPEG or RAW file format. Don't worry if you don't know much about both of these formats or whether your camera supports them. My goal, by the end of this information, is to help you know what both of these types are and help you select the one that is right for you.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Good Friends On One Microphone? - Gute Freunde am Mikrofon? #punchline #satire #pointe

#Filmproduction: How to Storyboard: A Basic Guide for Aspiring Artists #knowhow

Have you ever what wondered what kind of planning goes into making commercials, short films, or animations? Well, for starters, the backbone of any of these projects are storyboards or storyboard art…

#Filmproduction: How to Storyboard: A Basic Guide for Aspiring Artists #knowhow

#Musicproduction: Orange Free Sounds releases ”In The Orange Garden” - Relaxing music sound pack #freedownload

This time, no long stories. We simply walked in the mystic Orange Garden, listening, watching, observing, enjoying… What we made: a sound pack of simply relaxing music, ideal for meditation and relaxation. Since Sound Pack is free as usually (under Licensing Terms below), you can use it in your works or simply listen, relax and imagine that you are in the Orange Garden.

#Musicproduction: Orange Free Sounds releases ”In The Orange Garden” - Relaxing music sound pack #freedownload