Why Quit MySpace Day Is A Bad Idea Until Google Buries MySpace

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Recently the very smart and insightful Andrew Dubber called for yesterday to be Quit MySpace Day, despite my usual love of Mr. Dubber’s posts I find this one to be silly and hyperbolic. The fact is many music groups have enough trouble reaching the top of Google search results. What often comes up first in those results and gets them to the top of these results is their presence on MySpace.

The fact is until the day that Google deems MySpace not worthy of top position on their search results it is silly to quit MySpace. Your presence on MySpace ensures when potential fans Google you, you are able to be discovered easily with little effort for the new, potential fan. Until that changes, Quit MySpace Day is a very bad idea.

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.