How can you help? Jump on the bandwagon and join the grassroots group of people who like to spend their hard-earned free time, energy and imagination promoting the songs and music of Scott Cooley. There are many ways you can help spread the word. Your contributions and support are always appreciated. Scott Cooley's biggest fans serve as the field staff who reach out to other fans, help manage the various online communities and related social networking sites to get the word out about the music Scott makes.
We welcome the assistance of volunteers everywhere and encourage you to consider the following examples:
Write reviews. Write favorable reviews of Scott Cooley albums and songs on the stores where you download them .
Create mixes. Create Spotify Playlists, iMixes on iTunes, etc. and include Scott Cooley songs with your favorite songs by other, more popular artists and/or songwriters.
Creates sites. Create a web site, blog or myspace page to connect with fans of Scott Cooley Records, songs by Scott Cooley, or artists who perform the songs of Scott Cooley.
Blog. Write about your favorite Scott Cooley songs in a web log or online journal.
Get published. Write reviews of Scott Cooley albums for local, regional or national publications, for example, your college newspaper.
Network. Join mailing lists, news groups and message boards to post information about Scott Cooley Records, Scott Cooley Music Publishing, Scott Cooley, the songwriter, or Scott Cooley, the recording artist.
Play for people. Play Scott Cooley songs in public places, for example, in the workplace where you are able to choose the overhead music. Play a Scott Cooley compact disc as the "break" music between artists at a local concert or open microphone night.
Print & distribute. Download, print and pass out fliers to let people where you live know about Scott Cooley Records album releases and digital downloads available for purchase.
Recommend. Send e-mails to your family and friends containing links to this Web site.
Request for radio. Call or e-mail your local indie-friendly and college radio stations and request that they play Scott Cooley songs, whether performed by the original author, or the many cover versions of Scott Cooley originals that are out there by other artists.
Donate directly. Because of a funding shortfall, Scott is among many aspiring professional songwriters who will need to raise money for expenses to compete with the millions who are vying for their first cut by a major label recording artist. Your generous support will make it possible for Scott to record high-quality demonstration recordings of his original songs and pitch them to those in the music business with the power to get them recorded by popular artists and thereby fulfill Scott’s career dreams.
You can say you helped out back when Scott Cooley was only a songwriter/home recording guy with a website and a dream. If you're looking for a connection in this world, a higher cause, some higher purpose beyond your boring job, helping spread the word about Scott Cooley's music may be just the thing for you. To break out of your drab life doing whatever, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to review, share, describe, suggest, comment, like, recommend, etc. - wherever you can online. It's not that hard, and it might be the coolest thing to ever happen to you. You might have time on your hands to spend on something other than watching TV, and the magical world of an independent musician from Michigan might be interesting to you, especially if you have the kind heart to help make the music more popular. Remember - If Scott Cooley hits it big, YOU hit it big!