Spotify Opens No Fee Merch Sales To All Artists

spotify t-shirtSpotify has just opened no-fee merchandise sales to all artists.  Artists must forst sign up for a free Topspin Artistlink account , but can handle transactions directly or connect to other merch services. After the account is verified as controlled by the artist, usually within 24-28 hours, up to three items can be sold at a time with no fees taken by Spotify or Topspin.

image from www.spotifyartists.com

Only Spotify users in English speaking countries will see merchandise listings.  Currently the countries include: U.S., U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland. Spotify plans to roll out additional language support in the future. But for now, if an artist from a non-English speaking country puts merch up for sale, it will be shown in currently available countries. 

You can register for a free Topspin Artist account here. Registered artists can also create free band pages on MTV.com, VH1.com and access special marketing and promotion opportunities.

Watch Spotify's short video intro:

Get Your Merch on Spotify from ArtistLink by Topspin on Vimeo.

Get Your Merch on Spotify: http://spotify.artistlink.com

Video by: Nick Tamburri
Music by: Les Blanks


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  1. This is amazing! Along with being able to have your shows listed on Spotify through Songkick, this is an incredible opportunity for musicians.
    I look forward to see how this works out. I wonder how many people actually want to buy merch this way?

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