Rdio Partners with Live Nation, Boasts Listener Gains Apple iTunes Breaks Sales Records In Q3 Grooveshark removed from Google autocomplete YouTube keeps pushing viewers to use channels, takes subscribe button everywhere Paid Music Downloads Are Declining… But Why?
Daily News and Highlights: Thursday, July 18, 2013
Why distribution partnerships are key in the new digital music economy New Spotify study sees encouraging downwards trend in music piracy in the Netherlands Indie Labels Combined Are Outselling Each of the Majors in 2013 Google Play Music All Access streaming service launches in Australia and New Zealand Pandora for podcasts app Swell raises $5.4 million… Read more »
Daily News and Highlights: Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Universal Music Reviving Vinyls With Crowdfunding Service First ever International Cassette Store Day to take place in September Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and others to clamp down on ad-supported piracy Bop.fm The Music Service You Didn’t Know You Needed Analysis: How can Spotify help new artists make a living?
How Google+ Completes YouTube
On the heels of some major site-wide overhauls, YouTube is now introducing Google+ and YouTube integration. The feature is currently in beta, but open to all YouTube partners. As Google strives to make its multi-product experience more cohesive, YouTube can now be linked directly to Google+ brand pages. This association allows brands and businesses to… Read more »
Embrace the YouTube Culture
Last week a client related an anecdote that made me laugh and shake my head in disbelief. It went along these lines: traveling with a group of vastly-wealthy business folks, she listened as they spoke about taking advantage of YouTube’s popularity to make money. Lacking a creative bone in their bodies, these folks spoke about… Read more »