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Wednesday, March 16 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
We're All Fanmade: Your Band As A Meme

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The Internet is no longer a dirty little secret for freaks & geeks, it's everyone's sandbox. If bands want to succeed they have to take it seriously, love it all night AND respect it in the morning. Memes are defined as concepts that spread quickly on the Internet, and creating them requires skill, luck and research. Memes rely on imitable cultural ideas. Memeifying your band involves creating something that’s shared, instead of pushed. How can acts embrace the power of fan media?

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Mike Fabio

Community DirWarner Bros Records

Maura Johnston

Music EditorThe Village Voice
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Rae Votta

ConsultantRae Votta is obsessed with obsession. She has her Masters in the linguistics of fan communities from the University of Georgia and has applied that degree to her work in the digital and entertainment industries. She has managed some combination of social media, blogging... Read More →

Wednesday March 16, 2011 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 13AB

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