Tag: digital marketing
Nickelback to get Bluetooth marketing boost
This is how you remind me... that I can download a free video! The technology required for Bluetooth-based proximity marketing has been around for a while now, but is still seen as something of a novelty.
March 30, 2009
Kasabian giving away free MP3 track from new album
Kasabian have announced plans to give away `Vlad The Impaler', the lead-off track from their new album, for free.
March 26, 2009
Placebo giving away album title track to promote luxury box-set
Fresh from signing a new pan-European deal with PIAS, Placebo have started giving away a free download of Battle For The Sun, the title track from their new album.
March 19, 2009
Counting Crows ditch label for internet future
US band Counting Crows have announced that they're parting company with their longtime label Geffen (well, UMG now) in order to explore more digital opportunities.
March 18, 2009
Nectar giving away free Alesha Dixon track
We wrote about the Nectar Music Store when it launched last year - it's the digital music store of the UK-based Nectar loyalty scheme. It's just announced a new promotion, offering an exclusive track from Alesha Dixon to...
March 16, 2009
Keane to launch 3D webcast
Hats off to Keane, who've found a new spin on the age-old `band does webcast' promotional formula.
March 11, 2009
U2 dumps Apple in favour of BlackBerry tour sponsorship
Poor Steve Jobs. Besides battling his personal health demons, he's got to look on while his pop star friends flee for rival handset firms.
March 10, 2009
Queen Latifah fan gets to write song for next album
Once again, Queen Latifah is back - she's recording a new album, which will include one song written by a fan called Ingrid Woode.
March 5, 2009
Facebook revamps, including Fan Pages changes
Facebook has announced some significant changes to its website, some of which have direct relevance for music marketing.
March 5, 2009
Buy a pricey No Doubt gig ticket, get the digital back catalogue free!
Now here's a bundling offer and a half. Fans who buy a top-level ticket to No Doubt's upcoming US tour will get the band's entire digital back catalogue for free.
March 4, 2009
The Cure’s Robert Smith slams free music downloads (and bloggers)
Two things we've learned about Cure frontman Robert Smith from this article: he prefers to blog in ANGRY CAPITALS, and he's not a big fan of Radiohead's In Rainbows campaign.
March 3, 2009