Amanda Palmer Embraces Direct To Fan Patronage Platform Patreon

UPDATED: Fan patronage platform Patreon has been helping creators – musicians, YouTube stars, podcasters, artists and others – monetize their relationship with their fans since launching in 2013.  Today, founder. Continue reading

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Is Broadcast Radio Losing American Teens?

By Kyle Bylin, author of Promised Land: Youth Culture, Disruptive Startups, and the Social Music Revolution. Edison Research, a New Jersey-based market research firm, introduced its “Share of Ear” study. Continue reading

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2015: The Year Ahead For Music Startups

In this episode of the Upward Spiral, a music business podcast, we talk with Jon Maples, the former VP of product at Rhapsody, who is now writing on his blog. Continue reading

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A Look Back At The Top Music Business Stories Of 2014 [Upward Spiral Podcast]

We're reposting this recent episode of our Upward Spiral podcast because it's the perfect recap of the music business and music tech sectors for 2014, as well as, a look. Continue reading

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Top Music Business Stories Of 2014

Subcribe to the Upward Spiral podcast in iTunes, play recent shows on SoundCloud, or follow us on Twitter.  In this episode of the Upward Spiral, a music business podcast, we. Continue reading

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Spice Up Your Instagram Profile With These Tools (The Best Ones Are FREE!)

By Yannick Ilunga on TheJazzSpotlight.com In episode 51 of the Jazz Spotlight Podcast I had the pleasure to welcome on the show #1 Instagram expert Sue B. Zimmerman aka “The Instagram Expert”. One. Continue reading

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3 Things The Music Industry Can Learn From Virgin America’s Cyber Monday Fail

Early on Cyber Monday morning, Virgin America, ranked America's #1 Airline by Forbes Magazine, notified customers via email blast that a two hour window to purchase plane tickets for 40%. Continue reading

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What Film & TV Learned From Music’s Disruption

Subcribe to the Upward Spiral podcast in iTunes, play recent shows on SoundCloud, or follow us on Twitter.  In this episode of the Upward Spiral, a music business, we talk. Continue reading

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The Current State Of Music In China

Subcribe to the Upward Spiral podcast in iTunes, play recent shows on SoundCloud, or follow us on Twitter.  In this episode of the Upward Spiral, a music business podcast, we. Continue reading

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7 Tips For Marketing Your DJ Sets On Mixcloud

Mixcloud says its "Cloudcasts connect the dots between radio shows, DJ mixes and Podcasts." These streaming shows tend to feature music, though talk shows are also available, and they're finding. Continue reading

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