There are 7 billion people on this earth. Lets assume that one billion of those people have no interest in music. Lets assume that one billion of those people are too young and do not understand music. (Ten years old & younger) If you take Shazam, Gracenote, Sounhoud, TheEchoNest, all lyric ID services and a
The music industry has to have been a subject of a voodoo spell or some kind of the black magic. Just to be respectful to all the hard working individuals at the labels, there is no other possibility! Most forms of entertainment, such as video gaming, the book and movie industry, have all survived the
In my last post I had high hopes that massive growth and multiple entries to streaming would give us 10% growth and over 18 billion in revenue. It did not materialize! iTunes and Amazon, the strong holds of music as a merchandise, are finished. The religion of FREE or almost FREE has taken over this industry.
Today, the music industry is in the state of sophisticated and self-destructive chaos. The title of this article should portray the primary goal for all of those who are involved in music delivery. Fortunately, there is a method to polarize all and enter a bright and profitable future. As soon as possible, just for the
The internet is perfect for selling all products and services. This statement also applies to music. It should be very simple, as long as you get the money at the DISCOVERY MOMENT! All participants of the discovery have to be rewarded and converted to cash registers of the industry. Let’s summarize the current state of
Streaming is the best method of music delivery and there is no other alternative. We just have to stop running around town naked and beg to get screwed. My definition of current music streaming services is blunt: “portable, fully loaded Napsters”. It took RIAA a few years to gain the Supreme Court ruling in 2001 and legally kill
Well, you may think this is an unreasonable title to discuss music industry issues. The truth is: the current state of the music industry has less logic and monetization avenues than common prostitution and both actually operate under similar schematics. In both sex and music (the goods) there is pleasure and enjoyment with a payment
My new Discovery Moment Monetization patent is not ready for filing; therefore my first few posts might be boring with limited essence. As an inventor and longtime observer of the music industry, I would like to bring to the table some common sense ideas on how to revive the ever shrinking industry. After 14 years