How Streaming Bots Are Wrecking Independent Musicians’ Careers

Unsurprisingly, artists’ desperate quest to gain as many Spotify streams as possible has led to the rise of streaming bots, and their manipulation of the streaming numbers has resulted in. Continue reading

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The Dangers Of Spotify Bots

If Spotify is part of your marketing plan, this episode of the Music Biz Weekly is a must-listen Dustin Boyer from Venture Music sits down with co-hosts Micahel Brandvold and. Continue reading

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How To Know If Your Spotify Streams Are Coming From Bots

Madelynn Elyse is the guest on the Music Biz Weekly podcast to discuss her guide to tell if you’ve fallen victim to botting and why you should never pay for. Continue reading

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How To Know If Your Spotify Account Has Been Botted

Learn who you can tell if your Spotify account is a victim of botting and why you should never, ever pay to be on a playlist. By Madelynn Elyse, CEO. Continue reading

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Instagram Hashtags That Musicians Should Avoid Using Next Year

Hashtags can be an effective way to boost your presence on social media and organically pull in user attention, but using the wrong hashtags can attract more bots than people,. Continue reading

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EU Bans All Ticket Buying Bots

The EU Parliament has voted to ban the use of automated ticket buying software (aka bots) to circumvent ticket purchasing rules, including maximum purchase limits per person.

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Spotify, Soundcloud Bot Farms Continue To Manipulate Streaming Numbers

Bot farms continue to manipulate streaming stats on Spotify and Soundcloud, a year after the streamers and music industry became aware of them, multiple sources tell Hypebot. The bots, which. Continue reading

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NestaMusic’s Robby Towns Talks Marketing, Technology [INTERVIEW]

In this interview Robby Towns, founder of the Nashville-based strategic consultancy firm NestaMusic, chats about the role of technology in helping artists to connect directly with and market to fans.

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Jessica Page Of Indie Label Mom + Pop Talks Marketing, Messenger Bots and More

In this interview Jessica Page talks about her time in the music industry, from her origins at startups and in media distribution, as well as about her current position at. Continue reading

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