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With Teeth: The Success of the Online Music Market Will Be Won or Lost in Translation

This is a guest post by Jason Herskowitz (@jherskowitz) who is a core contributor to the multi-source music platform, Tomahawk, and leads Platform Development at Official.fm. It only takes a quick glance at your favorite...
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With Teeth – Streaming services: why aren’t you courting CD and vinyl owners?

Today, Amazon finally launched its Cloud Player service in the UK, France and Germany. Akin to iTunes Match, the core premise of the service is that you can upload your digital music collection into the cloud to access it...
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With Teeth: Is it time for Spotify’s play counts to be made public?

It’s been interesting reading Grizzly Bear’s thoughts on Spotify over this weekend. One comment that particularly caught my eye was this one: “Not saying that Spotify doesn’t spread the word, but at...
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With Teeth: the death of display ads – and what we can do about it

I’ve had a couple of very interesting discussions recently regarding advertising in general, but also with specific reference to music websites. The suggestion from some site owners is that the income generated by display...
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With Teeth: What’s the Big Idea – The Promise of Toma.hk

Jason Herskowitz is just one of many smart minds involved in Tomahawk, a service we’ve covered before now as a fine example of music within the open web. With Spotify announcing their new deal with Yahoo!, Jason posted...
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With Teeth: Investigating Facebook’s new “share music” feature

Yesterday TheNextWeb reported that Facebook is rolling out a new “Share Music” button to your status update box which, when clicked, would allow you to share any song you like to your friends. So how exactly will...
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With Teeth: Rdio, Spotify and the perils of user experience

For the last few weeks I’ve been using Rdio and of late something has become clear: I am now using it far, far more than Spotify, to which I am also a Premium Subscriber. Why? Because as a user experience, it is superior....
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With Teeth: I’d Missed This Excellent Feature of Facebook’s “Listen” Function

I was using Facebook earlier and realised something I’m not sure has been widely mentioned before now. As well as adding a “Listen” button to Fan Pages, Facebook further extends this when you browse the...
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With Teeth: Reactions from Twitter to Spotify’s Branded Apps

Today Spotify announced that it was to launch branded apps in conjunction with Coca-Cola, Reebok, McDonald’s, Intel and AT&T. So, I thought I’d gauge intial response from my followers on Twitter. Below is...
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With Teeth: My Viral Marketing Presentation for Generator/Music Ally

On March 27th I attended a Generator/Music Ally “Music Futures” event, looking at viral marketing. Two presentations were made; the first by Ste and Drew from Powster, the second by me. Ste and Drew covered the...
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With Teeth: Spotify Player, WordPress and the need for open source in music

Upon reading Spotify’s news of their embeddable player yesterday I must admit that I was initially really excited by the concept. After all, Spotify has aspirations to become “the OS of music” and on paper...
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With Teeth: Should YouTube Be Your Primary Social Media Presence?

For at least 2 years now accepted wisdom has been that the second most important place a band should focus on (after their own website of course) is their Facebook Page. Like many I’ve focussed on social media campaigns...