If that 3 month Spotify subscription you bought back in December when it was on sale for 99 cents is about to run out, or you're just want to try out streaming music at a bargain price, Google Play has a deal for you.
Ever since Apple acquired Beats for $3.2 billion, we've been waiting to see what they'd do with their music streaming purchase. There have been hints and leaks, but it now appears we'll finally find out this June.
A verdict is the expected today in the "Blurred Lines" trial, which pits the Marvin Gaye family vs. Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams and offered a glimpse of just how much money is generated by a hit song.
Instagram showed tremendous growth in 2014, ultimately edging out Twitter to claim it's place as the second-largest social network in the US.eMarketer has just released a forecast for Instagram projecting the platform to be 106.2 millions users strong in 2018.
With streaming services pushing the paid subscription model, profit for those company's should be growing - but not only are the streaming music giants not making money, they're losing it. Who is to blame?
Less than 48 hours after launching on patronage platform Patreon, 2100 supporters of Amanda Palmer have pledged more than $20,000 "per thing" - an ongoing stream of songs, videos, writings and other creations.
Little tweaks in your social media strategyand simple messages, tweets, or emails can make a surprisingly large impact on your music career. And those little changes can add up to something game-changing.
New on our Jobs Board are a business development position at live music analytics leader Jamplify and a talent buyer for LA basedCitrus' venues Mrs. Fish and Perch LA. Click on each link to learn more and find more on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.HIRING? Here's how to post your job for $29:
Yet again, Amanda Palmer and her legion of loyal fans are blazing a trial of support for the arts; not just for herself, but for all musicians and creators. Less than a day her new Patreon campaign has attracted almost 1600 patrons.
In many ways, YouTube’s dominance in the online video space familiarly echoes Apple’s historic dominance in the downloads market – plenty wish to compete given such an obvious demand, but few companies are capable of taking on such a behemoth. Times have changed.
YouTube has succeeded in establishing itself as the premier destination for online video consumption, so how is it possible for a platform with an audience exceeding 1 billion viewers to remain an unprofitable business? It's really quite simple.