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Facebook has an age problem which means you do too

The “aging up issue is real,” a Facebook researcher wrote in a leaked internal memo and as a result, the social network will face a more “severe” decline in younger. Continue reading

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We need a Creative Survival Index for musicians

Christ Castle outlines a new mechanism for tracking economic fluctuations month to month as they apply to musicians. Guest post by Chris Castle of Music Tech SolutionsI had such a. Continue reading

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New Bandsintown Artists Community is becoming a global networking hub

Global networking, information sharing, and much more are happening daily among musicians and music industry professionals from around the world who have joined the Bandsintown Artists Community.  The new online. Continue reading

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How to have an engaging social media takeover

A social media takeover (where one band or artist is given the reigns of another’s social media account) might seem strange at first, but these swaps can be a great. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank: Call for your submissions!

A big thank to the devoted MusicThinkTank readership and the valuable and insightful content that many of you have shared, But we want more smart people to join the party.. Continue reading

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Ask your fans what they want

Here Brian Hazard details how he was able to use a set of straightforward surveys to gather information from his fans on what sort of merch they wanted to see. Continue reading

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Troubled Bloodshot Records sold to Exceleration Music

Troubled indie Bloodshot Records has been sold to Exceleration Music, the venture founded by indie music execs Glen Barros, John Burk, Charles Caldas, Amy Dietz, and Dave Hansen to invest. Continue reading

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Music Tectonics returns today with hybrid conference

Music Tectonics begins its 2021 edition Monday as a hybrid in-person and online conference. By David De Cristofaro In its first edition in 2019, Music Tectonics began bringing together a. Continue reading

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MON. BRIEF: iPod turns 20 • SXSW takes shape • lower streaming rates • Mad Dogs II • more

MONDAY 10.25.2021 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under MORE NEWS Tab Above

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TOP POSTS: Last week’s most read posts on Hypebot

On Hypebot last week some of our more popular articles dug into how NFTs could revolutionize the music industry, Instagram’s retirement of IGTV, why now is actually the most challenging. Continue reading

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