STOCK WATCH: Eventbrite, Spotify and Snap

With more music and music related stock traded on the public markets, Hypebot is stepping up its coverage of the markets, quarterly reports and earnings calls. Here, with a help. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: EU Copyright Vote Reaction • Pandora Talks Licensing • Music + iOS 12 • Snap Falls • More

THURSDAY 9.13.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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THU. BRIEF: EU To Approve Apple + Shazam • YouTube Expands Originals • Snap + TuneMoji • More

THURSDAY 8.23.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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Snapchat Market Value Drops $1.3B After Single Tweet, CEO Earned $638M Last Year

If you live by social media, you die by social media. Just ask any musician who spent countless hours building an audience on MySpace audience (and now there are signs. Continue reading

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4 Ways The Right Social Media Tools Can Save You Time, Money

Having a robust social media presence has become essential for any independent DIY artist, but trying to be on all of them can be a taxing drain on already precious. Continue reading

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6 Ways To Use Storytelling As A Musician (That Have Nothing To Do With Lyrics)

Songs have been a storytelling medium for as long as they've existed, but too often artists have restricted this to their lyrics. In this article we look at six ways. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: Facebook Adds Video ‘Shows’ • Live Nation Earnings Soars • Spotify Boosts Videos, Podcasts • More

Thursday 8.10.17 Music Business News From Around The Web With Facebook and Spotify putting it front and center, does everyone need a video strategy? Updated continuously under our More News tab

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TUE. BRIEF: Pandora Nabs $150M, Still Seeks Buyer • Amazon Adds Live Gigs • User Generated Radio • Snap • More

TUESDAY 5.9.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Pandora has smartly used its position as a market leader to attract a new $150M investment, but still has a tough. Continue reading

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Comparing “Stories” on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat

Now that Instagram and Facebook have also hopped on the 'Story' train, it can be challenging for entrepreneurial artists know which to employ when reaching out to fans. Consequently we're. Continue reading

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Instagram Growth Accelerates Past 700 Million Users

Instagram now has more than 700 million monthly users, up 200% in two years actives in two years. It took just four months to add these last 100 million. Adding the. Continue reading

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