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Sandbox Issue 233: Shopping Around: Making Online Stores Add Up

Lead: Working with D2C experts is one part of the business, but changes in how social media sites are structuring themselves can offer acts new ways to sell products to fans of all stripes. We look at where social platforms...
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Sandbox 165: What’s Up, Doc?

Lead: Documentaries used to be ponderous 90-minute affairs, but now they are part of the “exclusive content” arms race, with digital services bankrolling them and chopping them into web-friendly consumable chunks. We...
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Sandbox 161 – Hit or Hype

Lead: The music industry runs on hype – but it takes great pains to disguise it and is distrustful of anything that is too explicit in what it is trying to achieve. Step forward Broken Witt Rebels, the band that media agency...
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Hot Chip reskinned their website for the UK election

The UK is waking up this morning to a comprehensive victory for the Conservative party in its general election. Yesterday, though, the polls were put to canny marketing use by British band Hot Chip. 
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MP3.com domain name being sold for ‘multiple millions of dollars’

Michael Robertson's MP3.com was huge, back in the day. In 2013, how much is its domain name worth?
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YouTube launches subscription button for external websites

Google's video service has launched a new tool for channel owners to sign up more subscribers: an embeddable Subscribe button that can be placed within their own websites.
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Beyonce finally tweets as new website goes live

Beyonce famously accumulated millions of Twitter followers despite her account never having actually posted a tweet.
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Sandbox issue 56: mobile conflict – apps vs web

Lead: Mobile conflict: apps vs. Web – We examine the need of artist apps verses mobile artist websites. Campaigns: featuring this fortnight’s activity from Fibes, Oh Fibes!, Nero, Spotify and Justin Bieber. Campaign focus:...
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Google’s GetMo tools help judge your website’s mobile-friendliness

We've been writing about the mobile web a lot recently, and specifically the issue of how artists' main websites look and work when accessed from mobile browsers.
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GetGlue takes $12m funding for entertainment check-ins

Social startup GetGlue has announced a $12m funding round for its website and apps.
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Two new artist websites get graphical

Canadian metal band Hail The Villain has relaunched its website as an online graphic novel, complete with a storyline featuring "hate, lust, deceit and redemption"...
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Open ID fan logins working well for Lady Gaga

89% of users who visit Lady Gaga's website sign on with an external site's login - Facebook, Twitter or MySpace. The stat was revealed at an Open ID User Experience Summit last week, and should provide food for thought for...