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SMP » Press Releases Offers Artists an Online Alternative to Myspace, Facebook (Business Wire) - 04 January 2010 Offers Artists an Online Alternative to Myspace, Facebook

Musicians, Photographers, and Other Artists Head to logoMINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Launched in June 2009, seeks to attract artists who find themselves between online homes. With Myspace’s steady decline, and Facebook and Twitter moving in to snap up defectors, migration on the web has been fast-paced. Facebook’s wide audience, however, has left some artists feeling a little out in the cold. “I’m on Facebook, but one thing I liked about MySpace was that it started as a place for artists and that was always the culture. I love that I’ve found some of that at doyouknow,” member Kristen Solberg said.

“There are people who told us to focus on one group” has seen steady growth over the year, with artists making up the vast majority of members. “There are people who told us to focus on one group,” developer Jay Berine said, “but our vision was to create a place for all artists, and we’re finding that people are excited about it. They not only have a place to show the full spectrum of what they do online – videos, music, photos, modeling, acting etc. – they can also cross-collaborate with other artists.”

Site shows “sticking power” and activity. “Social media and blogging is growing faster than any other segment of the internet,” Berine said. “The loyalty and high activity of our users gives us a lot of reason for optimism about the future. Events like monthly contests, with $150-$300 prizes, and hosted chats with successful artists have kept the community lively and engaged” Berine said. He added, “Along with that growth, we want to make sure we maintain our focus as a resource and destination for artists. We’re not just a place for people to mess around, and our members like it that way.” is a social media site for multi-talented future stars. Designed to be easily searchable for artists and scouts, it is a showcase site for high-energy people who have multiple skills, dueling talents, and big dreams. Quarterly contests spotlight the best of the best, and award cash prizes to winners. is for people who are ready to get noticed, get known, and show cyberspace what they’ve got. For more information read about us at, or contact Barb Prindle by email or at 612-205-2578.



Barbara Prindle, 612-205-2578

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