Sunday, January 17, 2010

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Thank You for Your Referral

Thank you for referring an artist.  If you know other artists or bands looking for promotion or help feel free to use the same referral form to refer them as well.  Thank you again for referring an artist and helping RAI reach out to another marvelous artist.  If you want to help RAI even more follow this link to see what you can do to help!

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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Artist Referral Form

Fill out the below form to refer an artist to RAI. Upon submitting the form you will be sent a copy of what you submitted by Email. ONLY refer an artist you know personally! Thank You.

DO NOT REFER YOURSELF!!! PLEASE USE THE CORRECT SUBMISSION FORM!!! FOLLOW THE BELOW LINK: http://raimain.blogspot.com/2010/02/artist-submission-form.html



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Monday, January 11, 2010

Benefits of Getting Connected

Our mission statement may say that this promotion experience is more then just a status update and a blog post, but in reality you do recieve both of them upon joining RAI.  We offer a wide range of promotional services both free and premium.  If you are already connected and would like to take advantage of our services fill out and submit our unique and personalized promotions package.  Submitting only the artist submission for will only add you to our online databases, to access the rest of our promotional services please fill out and submit the promotions package form.

Here at RAI we focus namely on making connections.  Connections to other artists, labels, promoters, managers, fans and most importantly other people.  This is a place to learn what works and what doesn't from those who have been through it all before.  Much like breakthroughband.com you can hear first hand what it takes to be sucessful in the music industry.  As with any journey it is nice to have a partner along side of you to help you along.  Consider RAI your partner.  It is our goal to help make your musical dreams a reality and to help accomplish your musical goals.

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Sunday, January 10, 2010

How You Can Help

Donate
RAI offers tons of services for artists and bands, all for free.  However, these services do cost RAI money, and eventually, without donations one by one more and more services will be forced to move to premium only.  If you want to help keep RAI's services free follow the icon to the right to donate any amount to RAI.

Refer An Artist
While money is always nice, RAI was not created as a way to make money.  RAI was created to help artist reach their musical goals and dreams without scamming them out of every penny they have.  This is why so many of our services are completely free of charge.  If you know a band, inde artist, or multiple of either refer them to RAI using our Artist Referral Form.

Write a Review about RAI
If you manage a blog of your own feel free to write a review of RAI for your readers.  The backlink and exposure RAI will recieve from your review will benefit us in such a way greater then any amount of cash can.A genuine and honest opinion of RAI goes a long way for us.  We greatly appriciate any feedback and/or exposure we recieve.  Every time you share your experience here with friends or fans, you help RAI realize and reach its goals for the future.  If you write a review or article about RAI for your blog, RAI will gladly write one in return so both websites will benefit.  Send a link of your article to RisingArtists@gmail.com .

Write a Review for RAI
We recieve a multitude of applicants weekly for new artists wanting to be featured on RAI and RAI's global network.  At the moment, no legitimate artist is turned away from our's promotional services.  However, due to the huge load of work each new artist brings it may takes weeks, and sometimes even months to fully activate all of the services we offer here.  This is why RAI gives you the chance to write a review for your favorite band and have it published here on our website.  You may also write a review for an artist already connected to RAI.  Please send all reviews to RisingArtists@gmail.com with the subject "Outsider Review - (Artist Name Here)".

Send us Suggestions
RAI is always looking to improve.  From new services, to grammatical errors on the site, feel free to send all suggestions and feedback to RisingArtists@gmail.com with the subject "Feedback and Suggestions".  Every piece of feedback is greatly appriciated.

Spread the Word
If you really want to help Rising Artists International and the artist connected to us the best way to go about doing so, is to spread the word.  Whether on facebook, stumbleUpon, Twitter, or word of mouth telling people about RAI will help us to no ends.  We would not be a very effective promotions company if no one knew about us.  Search engines and profiles can only take us so far.  We need your help in letting the world know about us.  We are the only music promotions company to offer high quality FREE promotional services to artists of all genres.  We work for the artists, not for ourselves.  Here at RAI the artist comes first.  Help us reach the largest audience possible.

Follow Us
For quickest updates, and latest news, Follow Us.  Below is a list of all the places on the interwebs you can find RAI.  Follow RAI, and share it with your friends.  The more followers we have the more we can do for you and our connected artists.

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  • Become a fan on Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Subscribe to us on Youtube
  • Or add us as a friend on Youtube
  • Join our Youtube group
  • Join the Facebook Group
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Friday, January 8, 2010

RAI Promotional Package Submission Form

Have you applied for RAI yet? If not please do so before applying for our promotional services. Thank You! Apply Here!

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RAI Promotional Package Details

Featured Article and Review:

-Artist will recieve a featured article and positive music review for post on RAI's main website and the coresponding network's said artist is connected to.  The artist will be added to our Artist Database where upon clicking the artists name the user will be taken to the review article.  The artist will be added to our Artist Directory where upon clicking the artists name the user will be taken to the artists website.  If the artist chooses not to have a featured article said artist will only be listed in our Artist Directory, NOT our Artist Database.

Addition to Last.fm Group and Online Radio:

-Last.fm provides RAI with a great online radio featuring the songs of the connected artists.  Last.fm is the leading resource on the web for people to find new music.  Rising Artists Online radio provided by Last.fm is a great way to get discovered on their website, and to gain a similar artists list quickly and easily.  Last.fm pays the artist for every time the artist's song is aired on the radio.

Twitter Announcement About Connection:

-An announcement on RAI's Twitter account will be made about the artists connection to Rising Artists International linking to the featured article and the artist's website.

Facebook Announcement About Connection:

-An announcement on RAI's Facebook Fan Page and Group Page will be made about the artist's connection to Rising Artists International linking to the featured article and artist's website.

Myspace Announcement About Connection:

-An announcement on RAI's Myspace Page will be made about the artists's connection to Rising Artists International linking to the featured article and the artist's website.

Ning Announcement About Connection:

-An announcement on RAI's Ning Network will be made about the artist's connection to Rising Artists International linking to the featured article and the artist's website.  Ning is the provider for RAI's official online social network.  RAI's Ning Page is host to music forums and discussions, artist music, downloads, videos and more.  Be sure to join our Ning page for a unique connection to other artists, friends, and fans.

LinkedIn Announcement About Connection:

-An announcement on RAI's LinkedIn Profile will be made about the artist's connection to Rising Artists International linking to the featured article and the artist's website.  All artist's with LinkedIn profiles are asked to connect their profiles with RAI's.  Artist's without LinkedIn profiles who would like to join LinkedIn, please send a request for an invite to RisingArtists@gmail.com , Subject: "Name" LinkedIn Invite Request"

Bebo Announcement About Connection:

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Mixx Announcement About Connection:

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Addition to YouTube Group:

-Rising Artists International has a youtube group have anyone can join.  It is highley recommended that all connected artists join the YouTube Group and submit their videos.  Artists will recieve more views and greater exposure by joining RAI's YouTube Group.

RAI YouTube Subscription:

-While RAI tries to keep up with all connected artists and subscribe to all the connected artists.  It is hard to keep track of who to subscribe to.  Artists who check this service off insure that they are subscribed to.  RAI's youtube subscription also allows RAI to suggest the artist's youtube channel to all who are subscribed to RAI's YouTube channel.  It is highley recommended that all connected artists subscribe to RAI's YouTube channel.

Video Interview:

-Artist agrees to a video interview with an RAI representative.  The interview will either be conducted on Skype, in person, or be recorded seperatley by each party.  By selecting to conduct a video interview the artist will automatically recieve an audio interview and text interview to be posted on the website.  The video will be posted on RAI's youtube channel and Group.

Audio Interview:

-Artist agrees to an audio interview with an RAI representative.  The interview will either be ripped from a video interview, conducted by phone call, or in person.  By selecting to conduct an audio interview the artist will automatically recieve a text interview to be posted on the website.

Text Interview:

-Artist agrees to a text interview.  The interview can be conducted through IM chat or by Email.  The interview will be posted on RAI's main website and the coresponding network said artist is connected to.

Artist Video RAI Introduction:

-RAI will record a video introduction for a video submitted by the artist for upload on RAI's YouTube channel.

Album/Song Review:

-Artist will send RAI an album or song for critique and review.  The review will be posted on RAI's website.  All reviews are positive.

Addition to RAI's Online Store:

-Through Amazon.com RAI has an aStore featuring the most popular albums currently on the market and the albums and songs of connected artists.  If the artist's songs can be purchased on Amazon.com then they can be featured on RAI's aStore for greater exposure.  All proceeds go directly to the artist.  If an album is purchased on the aStore the artist gets the same amount is if purchased directly on Amazon.com.

Addition to RAI's Sampler Album Project:

-In the near future RAI will be releasing yearly/bi-yearly albums featuring the best songs from connected artists in specific genres.  All royalties will be paid to the artist based off sales amounts.  More information will be released when the time gets closer to RAI releasing it's first Sampler Album.

Addition to RAI's ReTweet Project:

-If an artist is partaking in the ReTweet project any Tweet the artist makes that mentions (@RisingArtists) Rising Artists will be ReTweeted to RAI's followers.  Therefore recieving greater traffic to the contents of the original tweet.

One on One Band Management and Promotions Conference:

-This is the essence of RAI's being.  Here at RAI we try to focus on giving the artist a personalized promotion platform based off of the artists needs first and RAI's needs second.  An RAI representative will discuss and give advice on everything from releasing an album, mastering advice, promotional advice, industry secrets, and more.  If it is music RAI will discuss it with the artist to try and give them the best promotion experience possible.  Let's help eachother out and share our ideas.


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Monday, January 4, 2010

Artist Survival Guide Index

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Friday, January 1, 2010

Thank You for Your Submission

Thank You for joining Rising Artists International as an Artist.  Your featured article will be posted on this website within 2 - 7 business days.

APPLY FOR PROMOTIONAL SERVICES HERE
**Must apply for promotional services in order to recieve ANYTHING from RAI**

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Now that you are connected to Rising Artists International you can take advantage of everything we have to offer.  Do not forget to fill out and submit the form featuring our Free Promotional Services. If you do not fill out the form you will ONLY be listed in our directory. No article or review will be written.
And for a detailed explaination of our free and premium services, go to our Promotional Package Details Page.

Applying for Rising Artists International automatically adds you to our mailing list. If you would like to be removed from the mailing list please submit a "Remove Me From Mailing List" request.

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