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How to Recover a Deleted Spotify Playlist

If you accidentally (or intentionally) deleted a playlist in Spotify, you have 90 days to retrieve it! Here's how to recover a deleted playlist Log in to your Spotify account page at Spotify.com Click Recover playlists in the menu on the left. Click RESTORE by the playlist you want to...

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iTunes Still Exists - Here's How to Turn it Back On!

iTunes isn't gone! It's just tucked away in the settings menu in the Music App. If you updated your Mac OS recently, here's where you can turn iTunes back on!

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Apple Music Artist Playlists

A number of people have asked me how to create playlists as an artist on Apple Music. I recorded a quick video walking through the steps. While the playlists will not currently show in search results or on artist profiles, the links can be shared on social media with your fans can save to the...

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Deezer's Web Widget Gets an Upgrade

Deezer’s newly updated embeddable web widget is now available worldwide. You can embed an Album, Playlist, Track, Artist, Podcast, or Podcast Episode. The widget can be included on artist websites, articles, blogs and posts. You can create a widget at widget.deezer.com or if you use Deezer on the...

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Spotify for Artists Masterclass

Hosted by Bryan Johsnon (Head of Artist and Industry Partnerships, Spotify). This online masterclass is free for anyone that would like to attend. Bryan will provide a personal guide through Spotify's artist tools & features, and share the knowledge and best practices to help you find your...

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Fun Spotify Apps for Listeners

The team at Spotify have been busy creating a number of fun, helpful and unique tools that seem to have flown under the radar for most listeners. I wanted to highlight some of these here. Let me know which one is your favorite! Spotify for Pets https://pets.byspotify.com Get your Pet...

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You don’t need to buy a new Webcam. Use your phone!

Many of us are "going live" right now. Whether it is hosting webinars, performing, gaming, attending meetings or simply chatting. Let's be real. the Webcam on most of our computers sucks and the quality just doesn’t cut it. While recording a bunch of videos for my online course I realized that...

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Explore artists around the world with explr.fm

This handy website takes your publicly available listening data from last.fm and shows where the artists you listen to are located in the world. It's a great opportunity to find artists in specific cities and reach out to ask for support - or even arrange a collaboration while you're in their...

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Spotify launches in 80+ additional markets

Spotify shared a stack of announcements in their Stream On livestream event. One piece of exciting news for artists and fans is the news that Spotify is launching into over 80 new markets in the next few weeks. If you already have an audience in any of these new cities, it may be worth doing a...

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DistroKid now offers Twitch affiliate status

DistroKid is partnering with Twitch to offer qualifying DistroKid members who have shown a level of dedication and success in their music the opportunity to join the Twitch Affiliate Program. The Twitch Affiliate Program is open to Twitch streamers who meet select qualifications, allowing those...

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