Usually I like to tell a story or opine about a current topic in my blog posts, but for this one I’ll settle for the role of announcer and report some great achievements and improvements of our Marketplace partners.
It’s nice when one’s belief in a company is validated by a respectable source. Moontoast Impulse has harnessed the power of social with the power of direct-to-fan sales. If you’re not selling your music on Facebook yet, shame on you. Start here with Moontoast’s Marketplace app.
2. Ganxy reports to SoundScan!
Ganxy is continuously improving their super simple system that enables artists to sell digital music from any online property. The latest improvement is that they report to Nielsen SoundScan for U.S., Canada and International sales, thereby adding your D2C sales to your sales from other retailers and hopefully influencing your chart position. This doesn’t change how you set up Ganxy, but if you need a refresher, check out this handy video tutorial before you use Ganxy in the Marketplace.
“Fanrank” became a bit too limiting as Fanzy evolved to offer many more fan engagement tools. Fanzy works with nightclubs (hey, “TAO Las Vegas”), NBA teams (bon jour, Sacramento Kings), and even our own artists (hola, Boyz II Men). Been wondering how to reward your artists’ most active fans during this holiday season? Install the Fanzy Marketplace app!
In case you confuse easily (it happens to the best of us), take a look at Haulix‘s video to learn how to digitally send watermarked songs to your industry contacts – and even track to see who listened to them! That pesky journalist can’t elude you when you use Haulix, available here.
I’m pretty sure that everyone my age was obsessed with Nevermind at one time or another. Well, webdoc has brought many of those obsessions to life with the promotion they’re running with Universal US. Curious to see how your fans display their fanaticism with your artists? Go ahead and create a webdoc now.