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Upcoming New Craze – Watching Celebrity & Music Videos

Over the past few years the internet has made its presence felt almost in all areas. It has widely captured the attention of all music and movie lovers from all across the world and allowed them watch their favorite music videos or celebrity video clips online. The growth in online music videos and songs has wrecked the barrier of language, society and country.

Today with the spread of Internet global accessing, watching celebrity video clips have become very popular online. With new websites bouncing up focusing entirely on offering free video clip to users, these days there are millions of online clips available online. Besides this, many established and media sites or news sites are adding celebrity video content to their websites. While most of this content is non-exclusive and available on competing sites, some websites produce all their own videos and certainly do not rely on the work of outside amateurs.

In recent years, the glamour and glitz in film and music industry have made everyone of us crazy. Many of us secretly or openly wish to live a life like our favorite film or music stars and celebrities. Besides this, there are many of us who even seriously care about celebrities and just wait in the long queue to have a better glimpse of our favorite actor. Moreover, there are even some who also purchase magazines on weekly or monthly basis to gain information about celebrities, recent films and music reviews. But subscribing to theses magazines can be very costly option as one has to pay huge amount of money for these magazines. Acting as a better alternative, online music videos and celebrity clips are emerging as ideal options.

Currently there are numerous video search engines that provide cost-free and easy online access to all of the great film studio content, celebrity video content, independent productions, and user-generated videos on the web. From hit series of different music composers to your favorite celebrity gossips or clips, video search engines has turned the vast universe of Internet video into high-quality, easy-to-use, personalized experience that entertain fans anywhere around the world. While some video clips are taken from established media sources, some individual-produced clips are also becoming more common and popular. Apart from all this, there are even different online musical websites that offer all kind of information and eye-catching wallpapers of music artists or new music album releases. These websites beyond doubt has brought an extraordinary and entertaining thrill to music video across the world.

No wonder free online music sites or video search engines have created a new digital revolution in present virtual world these days. The entire internet has indeed turned into an ideal platform where you can listen & download songs or view and share online celebrity videos with a few clicks of the mouse in few seconds. Certainly, this new craziness is more convenient when compared to waiting in front of your television all day for that one video that you want to watch or listen.

Selling Music: How Musicians Can Make Money Online

The popularity of the Internet has given rise to a new generation of independent professionals making money online, and musicians aren’t an exception. If you are looking at selling music, this article explains three of the many ways musicians can make money online.

Make tracks, sell for royalties

The first and most obvious way of making money online with music is by making tracks that can later be sold. The Internet makes it easy to self-publish and create a following without the backing of a music label. If you want to go this route follow on the footsteps of online music celebrities and publish your video on YouTube, create a Facebook page and embrace social media promotion to get fans via viral marketing. Services such as Spotify or iTunes allow independent artists to sell their music and can be a great source of exposure, though admittedly the royalties won’t come close to those enjoyed by high profile artists and you may need to pay around $10 upfront to get your tracks online.

Provide music services, such as soundtrack for advertisement

More and more people need custom made music tracks as background for online video ads, company presentations or even things such as wedding photography. It’s worth looking into entering partnerships with media or advertising agencies or other independent professionals such as photographers or film makers. Another area to look into is soundtracks for independent short films: While the money may not be great the exposure can be surprisingly good, and it’s the kind of creative project many musicians love.

YouTube videos and advertisement or subscriptions

Another way of making money online with your music is by monetizing your music videos, on platforms such as YouTube. Some covers of popular songs played with extraordinary skill or in a particular quirky way have millions of pageviews, and can be monetized at the click of a button. Another way for musicians to make money online is by creating educative videos and either monetizing them through advertising or by selling a subscription. More and more people are turning to the Internet to learn how to do things, and quality educative material can be a great source of regular income.

Downloading iPod Music-Pitfalls-Tips And Tricks

Downloading iPod music online can be a tricky business if you are not careful. You may wonder what’s there to worry about. Everyone else, even your neighbor’s dog is downloading music for iPod while he is watching TV, right? I encourage you to join me in a quick walkthrough on the pitfalls, tips and tricks of downloading iPod music.

Sure, if you are downloading from iTunes, then every worry that you may have can be laid to rest. However, if you are a little adventurous and want to try new iPod download sites, or perhaps tight in your pocket and just want to get some free music to enjoy, then the following information is important to you.

You may have probably come across free download sites, or even are downloading iPod music from them. Then I have some alarming news for you. Despite claims by these free download sites that downloading iPod music is safe, users are unknowingly downloading bundled adware and spyware when they use the download client to access these music files online. Let’s face it, the free sites need some form of revenue to keep their sites running isn’t it? The endless streams of pop-ups when downloading music are also extremely annoying.

The legality of downloading iPod music from these sites is controversial. While it is fair to say that downloading shared files produced by amateurs that are home-made, ie not commercial and copyrighted audio files is legal, you are still treading in grey areas because you never know when you are downloading copyrighted music. If you can live with all these uncertainties and vulnerabilities, then go ahead and download music from them by all means.

Since there are so many problems associated with downloading iPod music from these dubious sources, a logical conclusion would be most people would download iPod music at stores such as iTunes, eMusic, etc. Strictly speaking, if this is the only safe option other than the free download sites, then most folks would be getting their music there at $0.99 per piece or anywhere between $0.70 – $1.99 per track. This is after all cheaper than getting a CD that only contains 1 or 2 tracks you like since you can download 10 of your favorite songs from different singers instead of entire albums. But by today’s standard, this is not cheap at all. I will explain why.

What if there are download sites that offer you a lifetime access to download iPod music for a one-time fee? We are not talking about expensive country club memberships which only the well-heeled can afford. Consider this offer these sites make; a full lifetime membership for downloading iPod music – unlimited music, songs and music videos at anytime at any place in a totally secured environment free from viruses, adware and spyware at the price of a few cinema tickets and snacks thrown in. All these sound too good to be true but whether it is real or not, the music community is the best judge for it. In case you are not informed, many music enthusiasts have opted for this alternative as the mainstream resource for downloading iPod music. If you are curious and want to learn more, read my blog to get the scoop of what is happening in the music community and where people are flocking to download incredibly cheap music for their iPods.

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