Deconstructing Alex Day’s Success
The web has been abuzz in the past year with news on DIY, YouTube musician Alex Day’s success. Last week, Clyde wrote about how Alex Day released new music on BitTorrent and reached a million downloads in his first week. How did Alex Day become so successful? On Music Think Tank, Chancius Drzewucki posts his thoughts on Alex Day’s success and what he thinks Day’s greatest strength is.
“He chose where and how he was going to receive payment for his work, limiting the time and money spent uploading it elsewhere while ensuring he’d maximize his potential profits by not offering his music through sites that pay lower percentages.”