RootMusic

  1. BandPage Reaches Beyond Facebook with BandPage Connect

    November 13, 2012 6:00 AM EST BandPage is scheduled on Tuesday to announce its growth strategy beyond Facebook, where half-a-million musicians currently use BandPage's software tools to manage their profiles on the social media network. Billboard's FutureSound Confer ...

  2. Business Matters: BandPage Branches Out

    July 24, 2012 5:16 PM EDT BandPage Everywhere Allows Artists to Update Web Presences From One Place One ongoing trend in digital music startups has been to help artists, managers and labels save time, work more efficiently and basically do more with less. It's seen in ...

  3. Spotify, BandPage Win, Slick Rick Performs at SoundCtrl's FlashFWD Awards

    May 18, 2012 2:00 PM EDT SoundCtrl's FlashFWD Awards were presented at the Gramercy Theater Tuesday as part of Internet Week. (Photo Courtesy: NickyDigital.com) At 7pm on a rainy Tuesday evening right in the middle of Internet Week NY , tech entrepreneurs and music e ...

  4. Social Marketing: Adding Dollars to Fan Interaction at NARM Conference

    May 11, 2012 3:11 PM EDT Lil Wayne and Akon were impressing the folks at RootMusic, the creator of BandPage for Facebook, with the fact that both had amassed 20 million likes on their Facebook fan sites. What brought them concern, however, was the fact that each of Akon&# ...

  5. Business Matters: Facebook's Listen Button, Timeline Challenge Developers and Artists

    April 18, 2012 8:00 PM EDT Facebook's Listen Button, Timeline Challenge Developers and Artists -- Facebook's expansion of its Timeline layout in April and the debut this week of its Listen button are presenting new challenges for the companies that provide direct- ...

  6. BandPage Hits 500,000 Artists, Rolls Out New Facebook Features

    March 12, 2012 5:29 PM EDT BandPage today announced that it had reached the 500,000 artist landmark (up from 250,000 just six months ago), with half a million musicians now using Facebook's most popular music app. To mark the milestone, and to celebrate its 2-year anni ...

  7. Backbeat: Topspin, RootMusic, Twitter, Loeb & Loeb, Turntable.fm and More at Billboard's FutureSound Conference

    November 19, 2011 11:38 AM EST Billboard's FutureSound Conference in San Francisco drew a who's who of digital-music luminaries -- check out photos of RootMusic's J Sider, Topspin's Ian Rogers, Turntable.fm's Seth Goldstein, Mobile Roadie's Michael ...

  8. Digital Music Startups Outline Challenges, Lessons Learned @ Billboard's FutureSound

    November 17, 2011 10:14 PM EST On the opening day (Nov. 17) of Billboard's FutureSound conference in San Francisco, executives from RootMusic, Mobile Roadie, Grooveshark and Headliner.fm discussed some of the challenges and lessons learned in starting a new digital music c ...

  9. Billboard's FutureSound Conference Gets Underway in San Francisco

    November 17, 2011 5:55 PM EST Royalties and equity, licensing and risk-taking dominated opening discussions at the FutureSound music technology conference hosted by Billboard in San Francisco Thursday afternoon. More than 250 tech company CEOs, music label reps, venture capita ...

  10. How Can Social Sell Tickets? Billboard Touring Conference Will Dig Deep

    October 17, 2011 6:03 PM EDT The power of social networking as a ticket-seller has been well known to the touring business since Conan O'Brien famously sold out his 2010 tour on a single tweet. Many in the touring industry want to make better use of social as a marketing ...

  11. Business Matters: RootMusic, ReverbNation, Vevo Are Top Music Apps on Facebook

    September 02, 2011 3:41 PM EDT RootMusic, ReverbNation, Vevo Are Top Music Apps on Facebook -- RootMusic's BandPage is the top music app on Facebook, according to the AppData. With 32.5 million monthly average users (MAU) as of September 2, BandPage is far and away the mos ...

  12. RootMusic, BandPage Developer, Raises $16 Million in Series B Funding

    August 31, 2011 9:06 AM EDT RootMusic, the developer of BandPage a leading Facebook marketing platform for artists, has announced a Series B funding round of $16 million. The round was led by GGV Capital with new investor Northgate Capital and existing investor Mohr Davidow ...

  13. James 'J' Sider: 30 Under 30

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT James 'J' Sider CEO/Founder, RootMusic James "J" Sider, 26, has squashed a lot into a year. Since he launched the company's Facebook app, BandPage, in March 2010, it's gathered more than 200,000 artist users and nearl ...

  14. Topspin, RootMusic Form Partnership to Sell Merch, Music, More on Facebook

    June 06, 2011 1:00 PM EDT Topspin and RootMusic have joined forces to offer artists a new social commerce option on Facebook, it was announced today during Billboard's Country Music Summit in Nashville. Via the new arrangement, artists can integrate their Topspin acco ...

  15. Myspace Music Launches Program for Artists to Move Profiles Onto Facebook Fan Pages

    May 11, 2011 2:27 PM EDT Myspace Music has introduced a new program for artists that will let them transfer all their content currently residing in their Myspace profile onto Facebook, under a new "Music" tab. You can check out the program here . This includes s ...

  16. RootMusic To Issue Systemwide Update to Facebook BandPages

    May 05, 2011 4:41 PM EDT Mere weeks after celebrating its one-year anniversary at SXSW, RootMusic today will unveil a major update to its BandPages product for Facebook. The new update extends many of the features formerly available only to paid users (called Plus members ...

  17. What Facebook's Relaunched Music Page Means for Musicians, Venues, Fans

    May 02, 2011 3:57 PM EDT Facebook has relaunched its Music page -- www.facebook.com/music -- officially dubbed "Music on Facebook. With the new music-centric area, the social site answers criticisms of its unwillingness to work with the music industry and at the same ...

  18. RootMusic Lands $2.3 Million Funding From Mohr Davidow Ventures

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST Your Facebook page is about to be a lot more attractive and effective now that RootMusic has pulled in $2.3 million in Series A funding from Mohr Davidow Ventures, founder J Sider tells Billboard. The company had previously received an angel inves ...