Usually Secretive Bandcamp Shares Two Impressive Direct-To-Fan Stats - hypebot

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J

$1.7 Million divided by 650,000 artists on bandcamp =

$2.61 per artist per month, on average.


Would be great if you could get an answer as to how those $s are distributed across those artists. Averages can sometimes be a misleading way to look at an issue.

This data would suggest that bandcamp is running at a $3 Million revenue run rate (assuming 15% take).

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Earbits

You mean a $3M gross margin run rate. The revenue run rate is $20M+. Also, they only take 10% for artists who earn over $5,000.

J

I stand corrected. $20MM in revs at less than 15% margin.

Aaron

It is the lack of tooting their own horn that drew me in to using Band Camp over all of the other music sites. It is simple and there is no air of pitting musicians against each other (like Reverb nation and the like). I use Band Camp to give away the same music I do sell on iTunes. I am about to start selling some mercy on BC, so we will have to see how that goes.

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