What makes a digital distributor the best? It’s a very subjective question that I’ve always answered with “it’s circumstantial” because it can come down to what you’re looking for in a distribution company. With digital distribution service providers changing their models and plans to the point where artists can barely make a distinction, it’s become less of a circumstantial based question.
Talk about striking while the iron’s hot. Elon Musk and the folks at Twitter HQ decided it was a good idea to cap the daily usage of Twitter posts for non-paying users. It was kind of a strong-arm tactic and they might have gotten away with it if it wasn’t […]
If you’re considering a choice between Landr, Distrokid, and Tunecore you’re probably looking to pay a one-time fee, get unlimited distribution, and keep 100% of your royalties. With a couple of these distributors having multiple tiers to choose from, it can’t be an exact apples-to-apples comparison. What I’ve done is […]
Distrokid Tunecore Amuse Price $23 Annually | Musician $15 Annually | Rising Artist $25 Annually | Boost Percentage Keep 100% Keep 100% Keep 100% Releases Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Stores Limited Unlimited Really Limited New Stores +Store Maximizer: $8 per release annually +Store Automator: Free but has to be added manually […]
Once people discover your videos, what happens next? Well, it depends on how people are discovering your videos. The organic discovery means your content makes its way into their personalized algorithms. They’ll get your videos promoted to them in places like their Homepage feed and suggested videos, to what extent […]
With the SoundCloud Stream, users get the content of the artists they follow in their Stream, which is like a social media feed but exclusively for audio content. Same as with a social media platform like Twitter, users can follow accounts. If a user follows an artist’s account, everything that […]
Exploitation of Free Spotify has a free tier but users on the free tier cannot stream music on demand. As a result, they have no control over what they listen to as far as being able to stream a specific song when they want. They can stream playlists and they […]
Common Law Trademarks had limitations because they only protected you in the geographic area where you were doing business. If you opened up a Pizza shop in New York, the name was yours in New York. The internet changes that because the internet is global. An online store is selling […]
There’s a lot that goes into helping an artist achieve success beyond streams and view counts. I cannot take credit for the success of any artist, because the most important aspect of their success is how people respond to their art. My job as a consultant is to help find […]
Onerpm is a digital distributor owned and operated by the indie label Verge Records International which I can’t find much information on and doesn’t appear to represent any recognizable names. The thing that’s most attractive about Onerpm is the lack of upfront costs. Artists don’t have to pay anything to use Onerpm and instead pay a percentage of revenue. What are the other details of their service? Let’s take a look.