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The secrets of successful D2C sales: ‘It is about scale and it is about speed’

Direct-to-consumer (D2C) sales of music, merchandise and tickets have been growing in importance for many artists for some time now. So how is this segment of the music industry evolving? A panel at our Sandbox Summit...
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Tips for independent artists to make the most of merch

From signed CDs and topical t-shirts to snapbacks and fire-starting jigsaw puzzles, merchandise is a vital income stream for independent artists. How to make the most of it? A panel at AIM’s Indie-Con conference in London...
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Analysis: what’s the real cost of secondary ticketing?

Chance The Rapper, Iron Maiden, Mumford & Sons, Pixies and more are getting louder and louder about what they see as the scourge of secondary ticketing. They feel fans are being fleeced and a stand has to be made. Beyond...
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Universal opens new catalogue store

UDiscoverMusic is the new D2C site set up by Universal Music to exploit its considerable catalogue division, with an emphasis not just on high-ticket boxset but also on discovery and contextual analysis of the artists in...
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Music Glue talks D2C music: ‘We are leaving billions on the table’

Direct-to-consumer (D2C) or direct-to-fan (D2F) marketing and retail are nothing new, but the music industry is walking away from several fortunes by failing to give them a strong user experience, according to Music Glue...
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Sandbox Issue Ten:: is Twitter a FAIL for music?

- Is Twitter a FAIL for music? - Campaign focus: Flying Lotus - Interview: Kissy Black, Colligent - How to: CRM best practice - Tools: Music Glue