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  1. Video: Ian Rogers Talks Tech Innovation, Marketing Changes For New Music Industry at Touring Conference

    November 16, 2012 9:00 AM EST Topspin's Ian Rogers sat down with Billboard at last week's Touring Conference in New York City to discuss the ways in which emerging technology is changing the music industry, specifically how artists can market themselves directly to f ...

  2. Country Music Fans Generally Wealthy, Married, Digitally Engaged, Says CMA

    June 06, 2012 4:55 PM EDT Country music fans are faring well financially, optimistic about the future and engaged with popular digital technologies, according to a survey by the Country Music Association (CMA). Every year the CMA reveals some research findings aimed at hig ...

  3. Video: Backstreet Boys Manager Peter Katsis, NKOTB Manager Jared Paul Talk NKOTBSB Tour Success, Compare Fan Base to Phish's

    November 15, 2011 7:45 AM EST The massive success of the NKOTBSB tour this past summer took everybody by surprise, except for those responsible. BSB manager Peter Katsis and NKOTB manager Jared Paul, after their panel discussion at the Billboard Touring Conference, explained t ...

  4. CMJ 'Making Free Music Pay' Panel: 'You Have to Treat Your Music Like It's a Heroin Addiction'

    October 19, 2011 6:27 PM EDT The first day of CMJ's industry panels wrapped up with an afternoon session titled, "Making Free Music Pay," during which experts discussed marketing strategies and promotional tools that can use free music giveaways to produce a pa ...

  5. MIDEM: Are Mobile Apps Monetizing the Few or the Many?

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST Are mobile apps just for super fans? At a MidemNET discussion on monetizing mobile apps hosted by Mobile Roadie CEO Michael Schneider, a question from the audience brought up a question that was also on other people's minds. Duncan McRae of S ...

  6. Suretone Unveils Revamped Web Offering

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Suretone Records is embracing the social media movement with a new Web site designed to give fans of its artists greater interactivity and access to media. To do so, the label has partnered with companies like Fuse, Mozes and BKWLD. BKWLD designed ...

  7. Successful Web Strategy Gives DIY Artist A Boost

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A day in the life of DIY musician Jonathan Coulton is the subject of this New York Times article . Is he famous? No. But through savvy use of the Internet and an understanding of his fanbase, the artist is making a living. According to the story, ...

  8. Bruce Springsteen

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A reward for Bossologists and casual fans alike, who can appreciate the singer's always engaging voice in this stripped-down setting. A reward for Bossologists and casual fans alike, who can appreciate the singer's always engaging voice ...