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BandPage ramps up its Rhapsody deal with personalised push

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, how streaming services...
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Spotify and Rhapsody: Revenues & Losses May 2015

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Spotify and Rhapsody financials will fuel more streaming scepticism

The heated debate about whether streaming music is sustainable for musicians continues, but it’s always useful to remember the parallel discussion about whether streaming music is even sustainable for the companies providing...
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Sandbox 129 – Social Media Scoring

Lead: Artists often run multiple social media accounts as part of their marketing. But just how well are they using them? And are they tailoring content to the specifics of each platform? Or treating them as a dumping ground...
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Rhapsody and Rdio’s latest experiments in social music

We’ve seen several phases of social streaming, with the most notable one being Facebook’s debut of “frictionless” sharing in 2011 – also known as “blatting out everything you play to everyone who’s your friend...
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RealNetworks 2014, February 2015

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Rhapsody reaches 2.5m subscribers but won’t ‘pump the brakes’

We already knew that Rhapsody’s subscribers grew 60% in 2014, because RealNetworks – which still owns a stake in the company – said so in its last financial report. Now Rhapsody has put a firm figure to that growth:...
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Rhapsody subscribers grew 60% in 2014 says RealNetworks

Music subscription service Rhapsody grew its subscriber total by 60% in 2014, although the company isn’t yet saying how many paying customers that meant by the end of the year. “Rhapsody achieved very significant progress...
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Rhapsody Users and Mobile Streaming, December 2014

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Rhapsody: Revenues and Losses, November 2014

.This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Rhapsody revenues up, but so are its losses

RealNetworks recently filed its financial results for the third quarter of the year, and as usual they included some figures for Rhapsody, in which it owns a significant stake still. The key figures: the company’s revenues...
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Rhapsody has a CEO at last. Well, an interim one…

Ever since Rhapsody launched as a standalone company in 2010 after being a RealNetworks subsidiary, it hasn’t had an official CEO, although Jon Irwin was its figurehead as president until his departure in September...