Category: Sales/Marketing

Digitally Thinking: Albums Sales, Ringtones and stretchy silicon

Improve your iPad’s keyboard touch; ringtones remain register friendly; plus advance weekly album sales looking good…

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ACAs Boost Track Sales

We spoke with one of ACA’s producers, industry vet Fletcher Foster, to see if he detected a relationship between the show and the week’s sales figures […]

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Facebook Among Most Popular Android Apps

A new study by Nielsen shows which apps have the greatest “active reach” among Android owners […]

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Lost Highway Projects Top Year-End Americana Chart

The Americana Music Association has released its Top 100 Albums of the Year, based on albums reported to the Americana Airplay Chart between Nov. 16, 2010 and Nov. 14, 2011. UMG’s Lost Highway lands the top two spots on the list with Hayes Carll’s KMAG YOYO hitting No. 1, and Lucinda Williams’ Blessed at No. […]

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Keek Provides a New Social Platform

Social media users can now add Keek, a micro video platform, to their arsenal […]

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Grooveshark Faces Legal Action

Online listening service Grooveshark could find itself without safe harbor, thanks to pending legal action […]

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Live Nation Uncorks BigChampagne Data

BigChampagne, the data farm that has been a pioneer in developing metrics to gauge online music use involving peer-to-peer traffic, has been acquired […]

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Martina’s “Hits and More” Due In January

RCA Records Nashville will release Hits and More, a twenty-song collection from Martina McBride […]

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Nimbit Reports Spotlight Boosting Facebook Sales

Nimbit.com reports that its direct-to-fan platform has been showing strong growth in terms of Facebook sales for artists and bands. According to VP of Marketing Carl Jacobson, the trend started about 15 months ago when, “We began to see a sharp uptick in the percentage of direct sales that were coming from our artists’ Facebook […]

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Weak Release Slate Puts Coal In Country Sales Stockings

Like turning lemons to lemonade, it’s coal dust soufflé when you receive lumps of the black rocks in your holiday stocking. And that’s exactly what country sales departments will be forced to munch as consumers shop their way through the final three weeks of 2011. […]

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Top 2012 PR Trends

…ideas about how PR firms will work with their clients in the coming year. One theme which travels throughout the article is “engagement.” […]

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