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December 2011

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8 THE GUESTLIST NETWORK SUCCESS STORIES LANA DEL REY Has the music business found its new voice? GUESTLIST.NET SHAMA KABANI The business woman topping the technol- ogy game. Technology strikes again. It seems like there's a lot of money to be made online, proven nicely by Shama Kabani who went from student to millionaire, launch- ing a marketing consultancy, specialising in web marketing, The Marketing Zen Group. She has now published a book and is hosting an online TV show about technology. Social media is a huge opportunity for marketing today that not all companies use to their advantage and spotting that immediately became a mas- sive chance to achieve success just using great initiative, it's all looking pretty impressive. Issue 34 / December 2011 HOODIE ALLEN Made his name independent of a major record label. Lizzy Grant aka Lana del Rey, is an American singer from New York who was completely unknown three months ago. Now she's currently making a big musical buzz. The reasons for her success: homemade video clips composed of a files footage melting pot, close-ups on her 'Bridget Bardot' pin-up face; Although her good fortune is mostly thanks to an incred- ible voice. First and foremost, Lana is the full vintage package and she follows this in her style, realisation and music, sometimes borderline with the kitsch but truly appreciable. Her concerts are sold out all over the world and with an album in preparation (Leland), she has been officially named 'The Next Big Thing' at the Q Awards in London. A dazzling ascension for a singer whose only previous experiences were in the scenic church of her hometown village. Check out lanadelrey.com for more info on her music. Hoodie Allen is the success story proving that you don't need the support of a major record label to make big things happen. Switching up the way he's get- ting noticed as an artist, Hoodie is building up a fanbase by giving away free downloads and then touring. Hoodie Allen came to people's attention when he sampled Marina & The Diamonds on 'You Are Not A Robot' getting two and a half million YouTube hits on the self financed video. He's just completed a 15 city tour across America - a perfect example of the modern day suc- cess story that if you want things done, better do them yourself! Where are you going? Fantastic priced dream holidays to all the top party destinations and chill out spots. from The perfect Christmas gift, have something to look forward to. Give us a call and quote "guestlist" or visit our website for some amazing value city breaks (Valentines dates available at no extra charge) and early booking discounts for your summer sun 2012 getaway. For more information please call our experienced travel consultants on: 0208 588 9565 www.qwertytravel.com/promo * £229 Ibiza - San Antonio 7 nights 3 all inclusive Prague city break from £169 3 night 4 B&B * 9559 from £179 Amsterdam 4 B&B great location break * Cyprus - Ayia Napa 7 nights 3 B&B from * £229

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