Question for those who have received deals...

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Question for those who have received deals...

Post by ibanez468 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 12:57 am

O.K., I ‘ve got a question for all of the folks who were contacted for a deal on your tunes. If you were contacted by e-mail, how did they (emails) typically look? Anything that stands out in the subject heading? What about a phone call? If you weren’t there to receive the call, did they leave some kind of voice message, stating the nature of the call? Reason I ask, is because I receive a great deal of e-mails in a given day, (most of it is junk) and of course a lot of them will end up being routed to my “bulk” folder if it’s not an e-mailer who’s listed in my address book. Sometimes I may not open & read. I just delete ‘em. Is there anything that anyone has noticed, that stands out on one these e-mails for a deal, that kept you from possibly making the mistake of deleting it?Same with the phone. I get a lot calls from solicitors, on a daily basis. Sometimes every hour on the hour. I have caller ID & and a digital answering machine, and usually don’t bother to answer if it’s not a number I recognize. Oftentimes, the caller doesn’t bother to leave a message either (some of the calls may be automated). I’ve noticed I get a great deal of calls from places in the US where I know that I don’t know anybody. For those that were contacted by phone, but weren’t available when the call came, did they leave you a message, stating the nature of their phone call to you?Just want to make sure I know the signs to look out for, in case I should get lucky enough to get contacted for a deal. For all I know, I could be tossing one away. Just trying to think ahead, considering my situation. Wanna' make sure I don't/haven't accidently miss(ed) out on something. Comments are greatly appreciated.ibanez468

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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by samonbass » Fri Feb 22, 2008 1:17 am

I just recently got contacted via email from a music library & the subject line was "taxi music submission", it wasnt in my bulk folder. If you ever get a funny feeling one of those US numbers are music libraries, make sure you answer them, cuz you never know, your gut instinct may be right.Good luckSam.

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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by gitarrero » Fri Feb 22, 2008 1:29 am

most companies contacted me via email, one or two where by phone.if I was you I'd find a solution to get rid of all the spammers (junk filter on email, phone - uuuhm, don't know the exactly situation in the u.s., but here in switzerland it's possible to lock your number for commercial unsolicited callers).hope that helpsmartin
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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by ncc1701 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:00 am

Mine came as an e-mail with just the name of the library as the subject line. It went straight to my spam filter because Norton didn't recognize the sender, but I check that mailbox frequently - though I suspect my e-mail volume is a lot lower than yours.This was on a day when I totally wasn't thinking about TAXI submissions, and the e-mail popped up. Made me catch my breath when I saw it!Kathleen

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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by rld » Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:45 am

I've had emails and phone calls.Emails usually have something referring to TAXI in the subject.I've missed calls and messages have been left so I would say someone interested in your songs would leave a message.I agree that you should find a way to lower the amount of spam.You certainly wouldn't want a potential contact to get sent to the trash.I hardly get any spam but I don't know why.(Knocking on wood)

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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by jmather » Sat Feb 23, 2008 6:01 pm

Hey Ibanez - my one deal email said "Your Cd" in the subject. To tell you the truth, I didn't think it was going to be anything good by reading the subject because I also get a lot of junk, music type emails. Like gitarrero says, try to minimize the junk.peace bro

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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by vicky » Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:09 am

my contacts were via email.....one was almost deleted, because it had the name of the person at the library...in the subject....eyes open is all I can say......my phone is ringing off the hook for the election...Stevie Wonder called to say he loves me....and to vote... good luck VTBP

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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by mikegoudreau » Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:27 am

Hey Ibanez468,Since joining Taxi, I've had emails for deals from 5 different libraries and I believe that in the subject line it was '' Taxi listing '' or something like that on most of them...I always check my junk mail carefully...Just in case I miss one...I understand your concern.Best of luck,Mike

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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by slideboardouts » Mon Feb 25, 2008 7:02 pm

My contact was via email and the subject line was "taxi music submission." -Steve

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Re: Question for those who have received deals...

Post by bigbluebarry » Wed Feb 27, 2008 7:38 am

hey ibanez468... I haven't received a deal yet but I had a thought for you. I would create a new e-mail account (G-mail has a great free one you can use) and have it be attached to my Taxi account. I would also make sure that is the only place that I give this e-mail account to. That would help cut down on the spam you receive and also make it easier to centralize all of your possible deals and taxi stuff. Just a thought...
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