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Zedge Acquirehires Freeform, Will Launch Marketplace for Artists to Monetize Their Work

Zedge, a smartphone personalization platform, announced plans to roll out a marketplace for artists to monetize their creations later this year. To accelerate development, Zedge has acquired IP assets from Freeform and retained co-founders Tim Quirk and Bryan Calhoun. Quirk will become SVP of Marketplace at Zedge. Quirk is a...Read More

10 Marketing Lessons From Apple [Infographic]

Love them or hate them, Apple is undeniably a massively successful company, and a champion of marketing. Here we look at ten marketing lessons from apple that can be applied to the music industry. ___________________________ From The Website Group Related articles TOP POSTS: This Week's Most Read Posts On Hypebot...Read More

RIAA Releases State Of Music Business Mid-2017: Streaming Subscriptions Drive Revenue Growth

Amazingly enough, 2017 is halfway gone already which means it's time to take stock of the music industry as a whole, looking at where revenue has increased and how companies have been able to adapt to a rise in the popularity of streaming. __________________________ Guest post by Cary Sherman, Chairman...Read More

23 Top Music Organizations Sign Letter On NAFTA Talks Demanding Protections For All Creators

President Trump has forced the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico; and included in that negotiation are important copyright and intellectual property provisions. Recently, major tech groups lobbied U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer as the “new faces of the American content industry.” Not...Read More

3 ways to make your online music marketing campaign more effective

Don’t forget, you have access to major music marketing tools. Oasis, Maroon 5, Britney Spears: They’ve all spent money to boost their Spotify followings, increase YouTube views, and build their email lists using’s music marketing tools. But if you’re a CD Baby artist, you get to use these music marketing tools for FREE! To …

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Four Organizations Using Music To Make A Difference

Music's ability to inspire and bring people means it is often involved in affecting positive change. Here we look at four different organizations (and how you can get involved with them!) working to make a positive difference through music. ______________________ Guest post by Meredith Nadeau, Corporate Marketing Manager at The...Read More

ABBA Reportedly Working On Virtual Reality Tour In 2019

Former ABBA keyboardist Benny Andersson revealed that the group is planning to reunite, at least as digital avatars, for a possible tour in 2019. Andersson teased the news while he was promoting Piano, his latest solo piano album and said the project would feature the form members of ABBA in...Read More

8 Advantages Social Media Has Over Traditional Media

While social media may receive a lot of criticism as a marketing tool, with many artists instead touting the virtues of old school methods of promotion, social media still holds a number of advantages over traditional media. Here we look at eight reasons why. _____________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski...Read More

How to make it in the new music business

Independent musician, actor, blogger, and author Ari Herstand gave a talk at the 2017 DIY Musician Conference about what artists need in order to succeed in the music industry of today and tomorrow. Over the course of an hour, Ari distilled what he’s learned from his own career, as well as the advice of countless …

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6 interesting ways new musicians can make a name for themselves

Being a good musician isn’t an easy thing to achieve. It takes a lot of hard work, practice and patience. Even if you reach the level of a “professional musician,” it doesn’t guarantee you great success. There are countless good musicians out there, but they weren’t able to make a name for themselves. The music market …

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