We are trying to raise some money for a very worthy cause: Action Against Hunger http://www.aah-usa.org.
AAH is one of the highest rated and effective charities – offering support to those in distress in over 40 countries. If you wish to donate (any amount is accepted) please head over to our firstgiving page at http://www.firstgiving.com/cinesamples.
After donating you will be sent links to this wonderful djembe as a way of saying thanks! Suggested donation is $10, our fund raising goal is $5000. Donation amounts will not be posted, name and comment is optional.
The use of the djembe is a really good fit for the campaign. Particularly as the sound and rhythms of the djembe evokes positivity and energy
I won’t wade into the right or wrong arguments about file sharing but it’s worth checking out the comments on theage.com.au to get a feel for where the customer is at.
I will say that the video patronises it’s intended audience – high school students- who do understand the industry. They understand it so well that they don’t need it. Just look at Last.fm, Mog and imeem.
Lindsay gets “The Kids”.
“I’m from a punk rock band, it’s all about getting your music out any way you can – you don’t make money... read more
I really like how Seth Godin prefaces the viewing of this video with the following statement.
Safe for work, audio is okay.
As our media and ad spend becomes more diversified it is important to consider the appropriateness of audio content in different environments.
For example, if your target audience spends most of their time accessing your on-line content/ads in the workplace, is it appropriate to have sound? And if so what is appropriate and how can the user protect him/herself from an embarrassing audio onslaught?
Where and when sound should be used is just as important to your sonic branding strategy as the type of sound you use, and of course determining this always starts with your audience.
You hear a song on a television commercial or website, you like it and you want it. How hard is it to get it?
If you’re experience is anything like mine, it can be a complicated journey through Google searches and forums: Often with no joy at the end.
Why do so many companies make it so difficult for their customers to voluntarily spread their brand? Maybe they’re spending too much time reading books on solving the complexities of viral marketing instead of looking at the obvious.
So who gets it?
Wolf Blass does: they have a link to the great music that everyone talks about here. It’s pretty easy to find on their website.
They could make it easier to download and also embed data in the file so that when it’s played in a mp3 player (software or hardware) the song title... read more