There are so many scam companies out there today offering services that guarantee you placement and streams on playlists.
Episode 558. Michael Sloane from Streaming Promotions, recently acquired by Symphonic Distribution, joins to talk about where Spotify playlisting stands today. There are so many scam companies out there today offering services that guarantee you placement and streams on playlists. They are making promises that are impossible to deliver. Michael talks about how to pursue playlisting properly. Red flags to look for. This is a must listen for anyone who is considering purchasing a playlist service.
Streaming Promotions have relationships with over 1500+ playlist curators on the Spotify platform (over 3000 playlists). While they cannot guarantee placement on these playlists, they can guarantee that we will guide you in the direction to be successful on the Spotify platform. Streaming Promotions does not pay for placements, generate artificial streams, or own any of these playlists – They are all based on human-to-human connection.
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Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.
Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.
Michael has also managed the online efforts for KISS, ACCEPT, SOiL, Tantric, Killer Dwarfs, Dream Theater, Little Caesar, Narada Michael Walden, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.
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As a teenager in the Pacific Northwest, Jay smuggled his Canon F-1 into rock concerts to get the perfect shot of the likes of Van Halen, Queen and Cheap Trick. After college, he toured as a musician gaining invaluable experience in what it takes to create and promote an album. He later translated that knowledge as an executive with Universal, Sony and Warner Music Groups.
He moved to San Francisco and finally to Los Angeles for Universal Music where he worked for 18 years, most recently as VP New Media and Online Marketing for Universal Music Enterprises.
Jay has been on the cutting edge of Digital Sales & Marketing with Universal, Starbucks Entertainment, Fox and Warner Music. It is this unique perspective as a musician, music executive, and fan that makes Jay‘s approach to Digital Strategy and Online Marketing so artist-friendly.”
Jay co-founded Label Service company LABEL LOGIC and also works with clients as an independent consultant. He publishes a weekly industry news email called Your Morning Coffee. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/2cuQbb2
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