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 Posted: Mon Apr 6th, 2020 09:13 pm
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Just what is said. Almost every time I post a song on SoundCloud within a few minutes some woman follows me (occasionally a man, but mostly woman). There are usually no new listens to my song when they do and their profile doesn't appear to have any music of their own on it, just a bunch of other music that they liked. Sometimes I'll have the same situation where they like some of my songs, but apparently don't actually listen to them because the song still shows 0 listens. What gives with that? What are they doing? What is their gain?



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I think usually they have a replay service they want you to pay for.
Although that typically comes with a message to ask for your business which makes claims about what they can offer you in terms of listens.

But sometimes it is, just "random" women. (and guys)

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Yeah, I've definitely gotten those messages. At least I understand what they are trying to do. I had one who commented twice on the same song, just with a different name, but the exact same message. I don't pay for comments or followers... There's plenty of random woman following me already.



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Sorry, double posted. Ignore this. Don't know how to delete it.

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Yeah, I've had the same thing.

Usually followed by a request to add my song to their soundtrack.

Annoying but I haven't found a way to stop it. Hard to complain when you're using the free service!



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I think it's just a "bot" or automated program that automatically sends something to every new song posted. I tried to reply to a couple of them but I never got any kind of acknowledgment or reply. I've even had one of those with an enticing message to go look her porn pictures! She wasn't very cute so I didn't bother! :rollface



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I'm more curious what is in it for them than anything. The ones that ask for money for followers, I know what they want, but the people following me for no apparent reason make no sense to me.

I have also seen the ones that ask if they can add you to their soundtrack. I responded to the first one with no reply. It didn't take long to figure they were some kind if bot though.



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I suppose the only thing worse than having women notice you is when they stop. - lol

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Beatnick wrote:
I'm more curious what is in it for them than anything.

I'm not certain, but I suspect they want to build an audience then convert that into advertising revenue.



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Motorist Sketchbook wrote:
I suppose the only thing worse than having women notice you is when they stop. - lol

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LOL



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Dude! YOU'RE A ROCKSTAR! Get used to it :)



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JAPOV wrote: Dude! YOU'RE A ROCKSTAR! Get used to it :)
That's right.
Even bad press is press. I pretty much acknowledge anyone who notices me.
You might think you don't like them, but they may know someone you WANT to notice you.
Networks are expanded over a barren wasteland that leads to glory. - lol

When you are crowd-surfing, ANY hand is a helping hand. 

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PS -- Best advice: On this upward climb, take hold of the hand in front of you,
while you reach back to bring the next one along. We'll all get there together.




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JAPOV wrote:
Dude! YOU'RE A ROCKSTAR! Get used to it :)


LOL! okay, cue the music!!! Let's get this show on the road!



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