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Welcome to Mi2N's B2N, BUSINESS NET NEWS
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December 1, 2009

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* MUSICDISH NETWORK
- Give The Gift of Music Promotion

* CAREER NEWS
- Ron Spaulding Promoted To President Of Fontana;
- Atlantic Records UK Appoints General Manager;
- Live Nation Hires New Promoter Team In France;
- Howard Levy To Launch Online Harmonica School;

* BUSINESS NEWS
- The Human Element Of Direct-To-Fan Service;
- ReverbNation & SoundExchange Partner;
- Bug Music Songs In 3q '09 Billboard Hot 100;
- 7digital's International Expansion Continues;
- EMI To License Songs For Jukebox Slots;
- and more...

* TECH NEWS
- Roland Ships SP-404SX Linear Wave Sampler;
- Black Mirror Installs Two Euphonix Systems;
- Shazam Launches Enhanced Application On Ovi;
- Securenet Systems New Player Capabilities;
- Five Towns College Selects Telefunken Microphones;
- and more...

* Mi2N RESOURCES
* Mi2N INFO

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GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC PROMOTION

As part of Mi2N's continuing efforts to make its
services available to more artists/musicians, the
company will begin offering the purchase of its Mi2N
press release distribution services in the form of gift
certificates for the upcoming holiday season. Through
Mi2N's penetration in the music industry as well as its
diverse and substantial delivery network, your giftee's
PR announcement will be seen by prospective fans,
promoters, labels - everyone who's anyone in the music
industry.

http://www.mi2n.com/gift.php3

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=> RON SPAULDING PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT
OF FONTANA; UMGD Has Promoted Ron Spaulding
To President Of Fontana, To Its Independent
Distribution Arm
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125368

=> ATLANTIC RECORDS UK APPOINTS MARK
TERRY AS GENERAL MANAGER; Terry Will Oversee
Some Of The Key Functions Within The Label,
Including Marketing, Digital, Press And Creative
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125367

=> LIVE NATION HIRES NEW PROMOTER
TEAM IN FRANCE; Angelo Goppe, Formerly
With Nous Productions, Will Join Live
Nation As Senior Vice President Promotions
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125365

=> GRAMMY AWARD WINNER & FOUNDING
MEMBER OF THE FLECKTONES HOWARD LEVY TO
LAUNCH ONLINE HARMONICA SCHOOL; Levy Announces
Partnership With ArtistWorks, Inc.
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125356

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THE 7 ESSENTIALS TO WRITING A PRESS RELEASE

Writing a press release may prove to be a challenge to
those whose focus is solely on their musical ability
and efforts, but it doesn't have to be. There's an art
to writing a good press release just like there's an
art to making good music. In fact, a well written press
release is simply you on paper. There are many tricks
to the trade, and I'm going to share some of several of
them with you: The Seven Essentials of Press Release
Writing.

http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=12524

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Submit Your Music News To Mi2N
http://www.mi2n.com/input.php3

=> REDEYE DISTIRBUTION BOOSTS SALES
FOR ARTISTS AND LABELS BY EXPANDING
THE HUMAN ELEMENT OF DIRECT-TO-FAN
SERVICE; Redeye Provides Its Artists And
Labels The Benefit Of Its Award-winning
Staff And Expansive Facilities
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125362

=> REVERBNATION & SOUNDEXCHANGE
PARTNER TO GET ARTISTS PAID; SoundExchange
Has Engaged ReverbNation To Educate Artists
And Labels Owed Royalties For Satellite,
Internet And Cable Play
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125361

=> BUG MUSIC SONGS IN 3Q '09 BILLBOARD
HOT 100 GROW BY 12% OVER 2Q '09; Company Ranks
#1 In 3Q Top Independent Publisher Spot For
Co-Published Songs In Billboard Top 10
Publisher Airplay Chart
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125360

=> 7DIGITAL'S INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION
CONTINUES WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW DOWNLOAD
STORES IN FINLAND AND NORWAY; Partners At
Launch Include Spotify, Last.fm And AOL's Winamp
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125376

=> TRADEBIT.COM LAUNCHES NEW MUSIC
CONTENT THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH
7DIGITAL; DRM-free Music Downloads With
No Registration
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125302

=> ATLANTIS INTERNET GROUP AND EMI
MUSIC PUBLISHING INK DEAL FOR JUKEBOX
SLOTS; The World's Largest Music Publishing
Company, EMI, To License Over 1.5 Million Songs
For Jukebox Slots
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125371

=> MU ENCOURAGES VENUES TO PUT ON
LIVE MUSIC WITHOUT A LICENCE; Premises
Can Put On Small Scale Live Music Without
Needing To Apply For A Licence
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125355

=> BIG APPLE STYLE MARKETING PARTNERS
WITH JAPAN MUSIC WEEK TO BECOME THEIR
INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL MEDIA LIAISON; Japan
Music Week Gears Up For Another Exciting Year
By Focusing On New Press And Sponsorship
Opportunities
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125324

=> SNOOP DOGG & VOICESKINS.COM ANNOUNCE
SNOOP'S TOMTOM GPS VOICE; Multiplatinum
Hip-Hop Artist Snoop Dogg Lends His Iconic
Voice And Distinctive "Snoop Speak" To TomTom
GPS Navigation Systems
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125318

=> FMG UK LTD: LIVE MUSIC VENUE TOPS
1/4 MILLION FANS; The Venue Recently Awarded
The Godiva Award For Best Live Performance
Venue
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125375

=> THE UK'S FIRST MUSIC PRICE
COMPARISON AND COMMUNITY SITE
LAUNCHED; Music-spy.com Saves Consumers
Money By Searching The Leading Music Stores
To Find The Best Prices For Songs And Albums
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125374

=> RCS AND PLAY MPE ENTER INTO GLOBAL
PARTNERSHIP; RCS Radio Clients Will Have
Access To New Music Powered By Play MPE Under
The Musicpoint Brand
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125373

=> LAWSUIT DEMANDS ANSWERS ABOUT
SOCIAL-NETWORKING SURVEILLANCE;
Government Agencies Withholding Information
On Data-Gathering From Facebook, Twitter, And
Other Online Communities
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125369

=> EUROPEAN BORDER BREAKERS AWARDS
LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE; The Online Voting
Starts For The New Public Choice EBBA On
The New EBBA Website
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125354

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MI2N LAUNCHES PR WRITING SERVICE

With a dozen years at the forefront of music PR, Mi2N
announced the launch of MI2N-PRESS. MI2N-PRESS provides
a complete PR solution for independent artists, labels
and music companies, including professional press
release writing and the option to combine the service
with selected Mi2N Music PR marketing packages for a
complete music-oriented press release service.

http://mi2n.com/services/mi2n_press.php3

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=> ROLAND SHIPS SP-404SX LINEAR WAVE
SAMPLER; This Offers 44.1kHz/16-Bit Sound
Quality, Improved DSP Effects, A More Versatile
Pattern Sequencer, And Easier Data Management
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125363

=> BLACK MIRROR REFLECTS ON THE FUTURE
WITH EUPHONIX; New, State-of-the-Art Recording
Studio Installs Two Euphonix Systems
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125353

=> SHAZAM LAUNCHES ENHANCED APPLICATION
ON OVI STORE BY NOKIA; New Version Offers Extra
Features, Unlimited Tagging And Integration With
Nokia Music Store
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125351

=> SECURENET SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES
NEW PLAYER CAPABILITIES FOR STREAMING
CUSTOMERS; Securenet Systems Has Just Released
Some New Radio Player Features For Streaming
Customers, Including The Ability To Stream
Live Or Pre-recorded Video
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125314

=> FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE PURCHASES 16
TELEFUNKEN MICROPHONES; Long Island's
Five Towns College Has Chosen 16 TELEFUNKEN
Elektroakustik Microphones For It's Recording
Studios And Sound Stages For Film And
Television
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125320

=> AVIOM'S A-16II PERSONAL MIXERS
KEEP ROCK BAND 'JUMP THE GUN' ON TARGET;
Independent Rock Group Jump The Gun Is Finding
Its Performances To Be Spot On With The Help Of
Aviom's Personal Mixers
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125335

=> GIBSON GUITAR AND PUDDLE OF MUDD JOIN
FORCES TO LAUNCH GIBSON'S DUSK TIGER, THE
MOST ASTOUNDING INNOVATION IN THE HISTORY
OF THE GUITAR
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=125352

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