Is music analytics firm Next Big Sound preparing to reopen the can of worms that is artists and labels buying fake fans and views on social networks?
March 19th, 2013 by Music Ally
August 6th, 2012 by Music Ally
Startup Jamplify's pitch to the music industry may sound familiar: it wants to help artists identify their top fans, then reward them for promoting music across social networks and blogs.
July 19th, 2012 by Music Ally
"Think of it as your all-access-pass to the tour, where you’ll be able to watch performances, share experiences with one another and head backstage," says J-Lo in a statement.
May 30th, 2012 by Music Ally
On Monday we reported on how Pepsi Max was using Facebook to target football and music fans (roping in Calvin Harris).
May 16th, 2012 by Music Ally
Buying 250 fans for your Facebook page for just $30? It sounds too good to be true, mainly because… well, it’s not true. BetaBeat has a good piece on a company called Bulkfans, which promises...
March 2nd, 2012 by Music Ally
We missed this story a couple of weeks ago, but it's interesting so worth revisiting. Music artist Imogen Heap worked with polling firm YouGov to ask fans who they were and how they discovered her.
October 12th, 2011 by Music Ally
Spotify and rivals have seen big bumps in their connected userbases since Facebook's new music-sharing features launched, but what about artists? Inside Facebook has been doing some digging, and reports...
July 8th, 2011 by Music Ally
Remember that music industry theory about '1,000 True Fans', which involves artists identifying the fans who'll spend lots of money on their music, gigs, merchandise and so on? Well, the social games industry...
July 31st, 2009 by Music Ally
US rock band AFI have relaunched their website with a new feature that revolves around Twitter. Specifically, fans are being asked to tweet with the hashtag #medicate (the band's new single).