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Nowadays, would you purchase a 14 song CD which is easily tarnished or would you rather download songs on the Internet? Rapid technological advancement as what it is called has to do with the existence of iPods and mp3 players. These are portable players with easy storage feature to download your songs. Nowadays, you no longer need to buy CDs to get access to your favorite music.

For music lovers this is an opportunity for something less expensive and more accessible way of obtaining the songs of your favorite artists. A lot of artists are already conformed to this kind of promotion as well as new bands in the music industry. This is the reason why a whole archive of music are easily search online via the Internet.

Although downloading songs are free, there are illegal sites that doesn’t conform to the rules according to what is being stipulated in the copyright law. There are many statements virtually published informing about this kind of scam. Such acts are not tolerated. In fact, it is being condemned. Anyone caught may be sued or worst prosecuted.

Moreover, there are legal sites that provide free and cheap access to music downloads. Say for example iTunes and Napster. These sites legally share songs to promote recent new song releases or other music from less known bands.

iTunes is an excellent provider of songs for iPod users. It is an online store that is run by Apple where you can buy any songs that you want for the price of around $.99. You can also download free songs from less known bands which shares files to promote their songs and their band. Other known artist share their songs completely of no charge.

Napster is also another site for downloading music. With Napster, one has to pay for a flat membership fee first before can access its entire music library. Unlike iTunes, songs in Napster are only played through your computer only if you have an active membership. So, if you want to download songs on your iPod or your mp3, you will have to pay an extra fee to do so.

There are many genre of music to choose from, whichever type you prefer you can effortlessly expand your library of songs to your liking, whether the latest, trendiest or the oldest songs available on file.

Although downloading music are free, it is best to conform with the law. It is best that you make sure about the files you are downloading on your computer are copyrighted because you can be affected by spyware or viruses that may bring irrevocable damage to your computer. So, be informed to protect your computer.

Top 5 Places To Download MP3 Music Online

Downloading MP3 music online is really a normal daily affair for music lovers. There is nothing fanciful really. People have this misconception that as long as you are not paying for your MP3 music files, it is not legal to do so. And the contrary may not be true as well. So it can be quite enlightening to know that there are places where you can actually download music MP3 online for free legally. This article will take you to several sites where you can find music online to download for your MP3 player or computer.

Amazo

This site actually has a free section to download MP3 music online. We are not talking about music that is unwanted and unpopular here but some of the greatest and most exclusive music pieces from the hottest musicians around the world today. Not only do you get to download selected tracks from popular artists, you can also download music from various genres like Indie Rock or Jazz. It is quite likely that you can find your favourite band of music there.

Epitoni

Epitonic offers you a rather extensive and large database of MP3s. In fact, users are amazed at the collection of music MP3s and the variety of music genre they have. When you download MP3 music online at this site, be prepared to find lots of high quality free downloads for your MP3 player.

CommonTunes

This is a community music directory where you can freely download MP3 music online of all kinds of music from classics like pieces by Beethoven to music by Bright Eyes. It is a good starting point for anyone who wants to get hold of some MP3 music downloads.

Garageband

This site is another site that gives you the chance to download MP3 music online for free. The uniqueness of the site lies in the fact that the music is originally produced by independent bands and musicians that you have not heard of. These are the wannabes waiting to be discovered by talent scouts. One such musician is Bo Bice of American Idol 4. So if you are a great fan, you can download the music there.

Matador Records

Matador is one great place to find music MP3s from popular Indie groups as well as other music genres. This site allos you to download free and totally legal music files from groups like Spoon, Stephen Malkmus, Guided By Voices and so on. All you ever need to do is to drop by at their free MP3 music online page to download the music pieces.

When it comes to finding the right music sites to download MP3 music online for free, it becomes quite clear that there are trusted places to do so. But not all sites that you find online allow you to do so safely and free from harmful malware. So be sure to check carefully. Read up more on where you can download unlimited numbers of MP3 music files for less than a dime per download at my music blog.

How Do You Make Music to Increase Your Traffic?

Ohh that is a good title, how do you make music to increase your traffic? But it is a title with good meaning. What are we going to do with our music when we make it, put it on a web site then wait for the downloads? We need a plan, and we need to attract surfers before any downloading can happen.

Well, we are all surfers though aren’t we? We seem so buried in our sites that we forget sometimes that we are actually the people that create internet traffic to other sites. It is such a radical, yet simple solution to most of our problems, that because it is so simple, we forget about the thought. So we must think like surfers.

I know that when I search through the free engines (Google, directory sites, etc) I never search for techno. What! You may be thinking. Well, do you know how many sites are dedicated to techno? Millions, absolutley millions, and that is not a good sign. So what do I search for? Well I search for a type of techno, a group, etc.

This is a really fundamental fact that is generally forgotten, and it also has a drastic effect on your traffic, and what you actually produce. Honestly, I have seen someone write, “I want to make a techno site”, and the reply has been…”well, what type of techno do you want to focus on?”…”ermm, there are different types?” came the reply.

My friend has made a rock band, and has produced some MP3s. They are cool, and so they are now housed on a general MP3 site, that has some traffic coming to it, listening to the free MP3s. The main problem comes in that why is he getting little traffic, and why aren’t people downloading these great MP3s at a greater rate?

Well there is one answer that will answer both questions.

Why should they? They like the type of music, but do they trust the music to fully download it? Come on, 3.5 MB is nothing, but it is a chore to download. Also, there are different styles of rock music- punk, death, soft etc, so why should they pick his?

A technique that should be used is to pre-sell. This pre-selling technique should be used on any type of music, or software that you would like your surfers to download, if used properly it will lead to increased downloads. So how do we utilise this?

Well first off we must see what type of music we are producing. If it is similar to say the Prodigy well, make a few pages dedicated to the Prodigy style of music, give a mini bio, your favourite tunes and maybe even a step-by-step discussion and description of one of their tunes. By making a page dedicated to a style of techno who are your influences, you are then targeting the right type of people of similar interest, attracting those people who like your certain type of techno.

When you target surfers by this method, they really like the style of music that you are writing about. Remember the Internet is full of free information hungry surfers willing to devour any type of information on their chosen topic. You are preping the reader, getting them in the right frame of mind- preselling them. They are excited, curious and warm to your thoughts and views. Now within the text, or at the bottom of the page, you can recommend, free MP3s that the reader would be interested in- your download rate will increase. Because you have recommended something, subconciously the surfer goes “hmm, I like what he has written, it is true, and if they are recommending something free, well what have I got to loose?”

What else could you add? How could you increase your download rates even more? How about covers, remixes of the tracks that you like…freely available, and then state something like “if you are interested in these songs, take a look at these…that have a similar style and can be downloadd for free”. You could even have loads of pages dedicated to many influences, and you could “capture” many targeted surfers with this approach- highlighting your MP3s on each page, as well as a main page linking to each of the influences, and to each other.

Now when people type into the search engines they will look for Prodigy MP3s, or Prodigy style MP3s, Prodigy remixes, your music and web pages will be placed higher, because they are much more relevant to the surfers question than before and your traffic will increase, likewise increasing your download rates.