Shazam hopes its artist profiles will increase ad revenues
We reported last week on Shazam’s latest music initiative: signing up the likes of Pitbull, Calvin Harris and One Direction to maintain official profiles within its app, with fans able to follow them. Now executive chairman...
July 6, 2015
YouTube music stars making hay from live dates
Amid all the speculation about how much (or how little) YouTube stars can make from ad revenues, we sometimes forget that for those of a musical inclination there’s a complementary source of income: live dates. The duo...
June 15, 2015
Facebook reportedly offering to host news publisher’s content
There’s a fascinating piece in the New York Times this week about Facebook’s possible plans to host stories for news publishers and split the ad revenues with them, based on a “listening tour” the social network has...
October 28, 2014