Hot Tip: Google Alert You/Your Band

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Do you have a Gmail account? Well if not, get one now! It is free and is an essential tool for knowing what is being said about you on the Internet . Everytime someone writes something on the interweb about you it will show up in a daily summarised email or RSS feed to your Gmail. This will show you when you get an awesome review, someone talks about how much of a loser your drummer is, or puts your music up for illegal download in a blog. The uses for this feature are infinite but absolutely needed. To access this feature head go here. A great tip is if you are putting a name with one or more words to use quotations, for example the search I use on my own name is “Jesse Cannon” and “Cannon Found Soundation”.

Jesse Cannon is the editor of Musformation. He produces records at his studio Cannon Found Soundation. Follow him on Twitter at @JesseCannonMusF. For more info please visit his website.