(UPDATE 2) New artist and direct to fan services launch almost daily, leaving music marketers and artists juggling a mashup of what might work for them. 3 million artists have chosen ReverbNation as their one-stop marketing hub; and they've been rewarded with a steady stream of new service launches. The latest is Crowd Review, a crowd-sourced music feedback platform. Submitting artists receive a comprehensive review, including the numerical rating along with comments. Here’s an example:
Crowd Review pricing:
“Reminded me of Owl City. Peppy and upbeat with a playful sound. The lyrics were easy to pick up and sing along to. The sound is very young and today. I see this getting a lot of play on the radio, a classic feel good song everyone can relate to. This is the kind of stuff that makes good playlists.” - A Crowd Review for Late Nite Reading
- Bronze Level - $9.95, includes 20 reviews, Track Rating and Word Cloud
- Silver Level - $19.95, includes 50 reviews, Track Rating, Market Potential, In Genre Class, Song Analysis, Word Cloud
- Gold Level - $99.95, includes 200 reviews, Track Rating, Male vs. Female, Rating Distribution, Age Distribution, Market Potential, Passion Rating, Market Potential Within Genre,Track Appeal, Similar Artists, Market Potential Within Age, Song Analysis, Word Cloud, Market Potential Within Age & Genre, Scatter Chart, In Genre Class
- Details here.
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