Tag: Digital Music

YouTube Revenues Explained…

March 23, 2016 0

YouTube monetization is complex but well worth understanding in a music economy where every revenue stream counts. Attorney Chris Castle recently participated in a SXSW panel and posted an excellent guide to YouTube monetization on his MusicTechSolutions blog. A Billboard chart explains revenue splits for compositions, recordings, and videos, and Castle touches on the opacity…

By Eric Jensen

Musicians Are Natural Entrepreneurs

June 17, 2013 0

Berklee Today, the journal for alumni of Berklee College of Music, recently gave me the opportunity to explore the relationship between musical training and the skills of entrepreneurs. I interviewed several Berklee alumni who have gone on to create groundbreaking music technology companies serving independent artists. Derek Sivers – founder of CD Baby Panos Panay…

By Eric Jensen

Is Apple Killing the Golden Subscription Goose?

February 16, 2011 0

I have been using Apple’s products since the 512K Macintosh. I have immense respect for the company’s user-focused product management and business models. However, once in awhile they go too far and do something stupid. Apple’s new subscription licensing policy could seriously impact subscription music services,  an important developing market. The same is true with…

By Eric Jensen

California Copyright Conference: The Future of the Latin Music Market

February 9, 2011 0

On February 8, 2011 The California Copyright Conference hosted a panel discussing the current state and future possibilities of the Latin music market, organized and co-moderated by Eric Palmquest – Director, Disney Music Publishing and Marissa Lopez, Associate Director, Latin Writer/Publisher Relations at BMI. The panel featured: Richard Bull – President of The Sixth House,…

By Eric Jensen