September 2nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Earlier this year, YouTube announced plans to add a crowdfunding feature to its service, enabling fans to donate directly to their favourite creators while watching their videos. It’s now gone live...

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September 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Every month we pore over the YouTube channel charts published by online video industry site Tubefilter, based on data from analytics firm OpenSlate. The broad trends are usually the same for music:...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve been writing about MCNs with an eye on their implications for music for some time now. But if you want a good overview on how they’re being seen in the TV and film industries, Bloomberg...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Add in all the caveats possible about never being quite sure what Apple is going to announce at a press event until it’s announced, but it seems we could be finally clapping eyes on the company’s...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s latest ad unit could come in handy for music marketers: “We’re announcing new features that help Pages promote their events and see how they’re performing,” announced the...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Talk about bum cakes? Etienne de Crecy’s new interactive video’s got ‘em. But beyond the wiggling backsides – and yes, this being the music industry in 2014, none of them belong to...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Henley Business School’s MBA for the Music & Creative Industries has been picking up steam since its launch in 2012, and now the company has secured grants to help owners of small and medium-sized...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This Is My Jam has been helping people nominate their tracks of the moment since 2012, but this week the site has rolled out a new feature that starts to organise all the data that it’s been gathering....

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming music revenues rose 130% year-on-year in the first half of 2014, according to figures released yesterday by industry body Amprofon, and published by Music Week. That makes streaming 41% of digital...

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