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August 6th, 2014 by Claire Mas

Rights infringements have been a bugbear of the music industry for a long time. The launch of License ID by Audiosocket could be an interesting new tool to ease the process of licensing tracks while tracking...

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July 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This week’s Sandbox report was published last night: check your inbox for the link to read it. Its lead feature looks at Shazam, and how it’s become much more than just a way of identifying...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Our fortnightly digital music marketing report Sandbox was sent out last night, and should be nestling in your inbox. This week’s lead feature examines digital’s role in rebooting artists’ careers...

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June 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This week’s Sandbox digital music marketing report was published last night, including a lead feature exploring the increasingly-cluttered area of pre-release album streams. If everyone else is doing...

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June 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Our Sandbox digital music marketing report went out last night: here’s what you can expect to find inside. Our lead feature profiles Bandcamp, the D2C platform that’s rapidly becoming a music...

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May 21st, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: Twitter has turned the hashtag into a powerful marketing tool and now Facebook, Instagram and even Amazon are piling on. We look at how hashtags can be best used, where they can go disastrously wrong...

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May 7th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: summers for the music industry have traditionally meant festivals, but this year's "summer of sport" spells out huge opportunities for music to get involved – and all beyond the standard tie-in...

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April 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: the music business used to run on guesswork and now it's awash with intricate data. But are we now generating data for data's sake? Or is this actually helping in refining music marketing and getting...

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April 9th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Lead: If everyone has content on YouTube, how do you stand out? MCNs claim they have the answer to boosting views and driving a sharp uptick in revenue. Are they earning their keep with their immense expertise?...

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