Monday, February 6, 2012

15 Artist Revenue Opportunities

Clyde Smith recently posted a nice compilation of revenue opportunities at Hypebot that I thought everyone should know about. One of the great things about Music 3.0 is that there are a lot of sources of income. You might not get a substantial income from any single one, but start to put them together and it really adds up.

Here are the 15 revenue opportunities available to artists for 2012:

1. Alternative Performance Venues
ConcertsInYourHome ~

2. New Retail Outlets
Melodica Marketing
~ Offline Music Distribution Network

3. Affiliate Programs
Amazon Associates
~ iTunes Affiliate

4. Unique & Interesting Band Merch
~ Dizzyjam vs. Bitvibe ~ Shirtify

5. Ecommerce & Direct to Fan
~ CD Baby MusicStore ~ FanBridge on Facebook

6. Find Unique Pairings
Turntable Kitchen Pairings Box

7. Music Licensing
Vimeo x Audiosocket ~ Audiosocket MaaS: Storefront

8. Mixes That Pay
~ Legitmix

9. Digital Archives
Fugazi & The Rolling Stones ~

10. Live Streams
~ StageIt ~ StreamJam

11. Sell Your Knowledge
Ebooks ~ MuseSpring

12. You Have to Give Before You Can Give Back
Downtime Facebook App
~ Ramble At The Ryman

13. Find Your Love
Blood, Sweat + Vinyl

14. Find Your Crowd
Crowdfunding ~ Patronism ~ TuneRights

15. Save Money

Go here to read the entire Hypebot article.

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mamahustle said... is a new site for #14 that's opening soon! Thanks for posting all these sites! I haven't heard of most of them, so it will be great diving into them and seeing what's offered!

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