June 4th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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We’ve been thinking for some time now about the potential for marrying the massive data generated by streaming music services with the world of direct-to-fan sales and crowdfunding. Or, in short,...

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May 5th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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"It's business 101. If I'm a business trying to sell a product to a customer, and there's a way for me to put my products on the shelves of a place where millions of my customers are spending time and...

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May 5th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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BandPage has been helping hundreds of thousands of musicians keep their biographies updated and/or sell merchandise and VIP experiences with partners including Spotify, Vevo and Google. Now it has found...

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December 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’re used to the idea of accelerators as programs for startups to hone their products and businesses, but how about for artists? That’s the idea behind the Midem Artist Accelerator, announced yesterday...

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December 19th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Ever since Spotify did a deal with Songkick to promote ticket sales within its service, we’ve wondered how big those sales are – and that’s a question that extended to merchandise sales too when...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Our latest Sandbox digital music marketing report should have landed in your inbox last night. Here’s what it has inside: an exploration of successful non-music YouTube channels to see what artists...

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August 14th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We've been banging on for a while about the need for more and deeper partnerships between streaming music firms and direct-to-fan services, particularly around merchandise, ticketing and crowdfunding. It's...

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August 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube and SoundCloud have always made their play data public and this is something Spotify recently began doing too. Now Pandora – by far the biggest dedicated streaming service in the US – could...

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May 21st, 2014 by Music Ally

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BandPage has struck another deal with a streaming music service, Rdio, following partnerships with Vevo, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and iHeartRadio.

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