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It's all really common sense stuff that you can find on a dozen music marketing websites, but it's good to hear it said from someone with some actual credibility.
If you are looking for mainstream super-success (think Lady GaGa, Coldplay, U2, Justin Timberlake) - your best bet in my opinion is to look at major labels and prepare to share all revenue streams / creative control / music ownership. To reach that kind of critical mass these days your need old-school marketing muscle and that only comes from major labels. Good luck with that one.
If you're forging your own path
Publishing it free online does not actually prevent you from having it actually published by a publisher later.
but wouldn't it kind of negate the point, and make such later publishing both less likely and less lucrative?
as for me personally, if I have to pick a modern writer to emulate, I'd rather be Chuck Palahniuk than Cory Doctorow.