Tag: music marketing

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YouTube says new channels design has boosted usage

In December 2011, YouTube redesigned its homepage with more of an emphasis on channels, encouraging its users to subscribe to those of their favourite artists and producers (Bulletin, 2-Dec-11)
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Spotify runs Scandinavian ‘Battle of the Donkeyfans’ for Donkeyboy

Norwegian pop band Donkeyboy are running a 'Battle of the Donkeyfans', encouraging fans across Scandinavia to stream their new album as much as possible between 2 March and 15 March.
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Bluebrain release third location album-app Violet Crown

US band Bluebrain have released their third location-based album as an iPhone app. It's called Violet Crown, and is designed to be listened to while walking around the SXSW festival in Austin this month.
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Facebook music marketing startups welcome Timeline for Pages

Facebook's new Timeline for Pages system launched yesterday, and all Pages on the social network will have to switch over to it within a month, including those belonging to artists.
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Smashing Pumpkins to ‘transcend the single’ with new album

Smashing Pumpkins mainman Billy Corgan has outlined some of the details of an ambitious digital campaign around the band's next album Oceania, ahead of a proper unveiling at SXSW next week
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Sandbox issue fifty-four: Pinterest-ing for music?

Lead: Pinterest-ing for music? We take a look at the latest online property that’s creating a buzz amongst social media users.
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Sandbox issue fifty-three: Does Facebook really Like music?

Lead: Does Facebook really Like music? Sandbox talks with Facebook’s director of strategic partner development, Karla Geci about the social networking giant’s involvement with music.
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ReverbNation unveils Promote It Facebook advertising platform

Music marketing firm ReverbNation has launched a new product called Promote It, which has been in beta testing since mid-April. The company describes it as "the world's first advanced, turnkey, end-to-end Facebook advertising...
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Jack Johnson launches Twitter promotion for new album

Jack Johnson is the latest artist to use Twitter to get some viral promotion while also offering a free download.
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ReverbNation teams with Audiolife for Reverb Store

Music marketing firm ReverbNation has announced a partnership with e-commerce firm Audiolife for a new venture called the Reverb Store.
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ArtistData opens up API

Music marketing technology firm ArtistData has announced that it's opening up its platform to external developers, who can create services that use its tools.
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Google Wave to roll out in late September

We've said it before: if you're a music marketer, you should probably be looking into Google Wave right now.