SoundCloud Reaches 10 Million User Milestone

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(UPDATE) SoundCloud announced today that it has reached 10 million registered users. “Ten million is not just a number to us,” the founders said in statement, “..it gives us goosebumps to know that more than ten million people from around the world have been finding value in SoundCloud in many different ways. More impressive new stats from SoundCloud:


  • 5 million official SoundCloud apps have been downloaded
  • 10,000 apps have been developed on SoundCloud’s open platform. Recent additions include integrations with professional music creation software Pro Tools and Cakewalk.
  • 3.3 million different tags showing the breadth of sounds on SoundCloud – everything from journalists & bloggers (Robert Scoble, Mike Butcher), to publishing (Penguin Books UK), to education (Stanford) to, of course, music.

Co-founders Alex & Eric reflect on SoundCloud’s journey using Story Wheel – a Soundcloud/Instagram integration that I can also see musicians using to put together quick and compelling messages to fans.  Click here to listen.


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  1. Soundcloud is a great tool and it’s even greater when put to an effective creative use. Last summer I used it to post the audio foreword to my e-book “Clear & Lucid & Natural & Simple.” http://book.iareconscious.com/It helped
    drive downloads tremendously. Soundlocud has also been a great way to share sneak peeks of music, mixes and direct folks to where to buy the music. That stats are awesome too for drilling down and targeting where your music is playing the most. Premium accounts are worth the money.

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