specialists

MGT136: An Ethical Way To Spotify Promotion – Michael Sloane (Streaming Promotions)

From avoiding companies who offer “guaranteed” streams and the differences between third-party and Spotify playlists to how the platform’s algorithm works, and why music will soon be mostly curated by robots.

MGT135: Your Shopify Music Store On Steroids – Tommy Stalknecht (Single Music)

The founder of Single Music, a Shopify app tailored for the music industry, talks on what Direct To Fan means today, the importance of great design in ecommerce, and how major artists increase “scans” on Billboard charts through their stores.

MGT134: Vevo’s Emerging Artist Program & Music Video Optimization Tips – JP Evangelista

Vevo’s JP Evangelista explains how their DSCVR and LIFT programs work for emerging and established artists, and gives us practical tips on optimizing music videos on YouTube.

MGT133: Measure The True Reach Of Your Music – Amadea Choplin (Pex)

Amadea is the COO of Pex, a video and music search engine with a fingerprinting technology that identifies reused content – even if it’s a half-second sample in a remix, a GIF, or your song’s melody in a cover video – across the whole web.

MGT122: How To Collect Your Publishing Royalties – Mandy Aubry (Songtrust)

Mandy Aubry shows how to collect publishing royalties with the help of Songtrust, a unique and flexible publishing administration platform, and explains numerous aspects of the confusing world of music publishing.

MGT113: The Rediscovered Power Of An Indie Label – Tom Sarig (AntiFragile Music)

Tom Sarig, a music business veteran of over two decades, shows how his AntiFragile Music label does things differently, explains why big Spotify playlist placements are important yet not enough to “break” an artist, gives branding advice, and more.