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Amazon Music Editorial Pitching

Artists can now pitch music for editorial consideration in the Amazon Music for Artists App! Songs can be pitched up to 14 days after they are released. This update went live in the App Store on October 27, 2021. Make sure you download the latest update and happy pitching! One instant benefit is...

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Spotify New Engagement Metrics

The team at Spotify for Artists have added new Engagement metrics to measure your impact with stats like playlist adds, saves, and intent rate. Listeners The number of people on Spotify who played your music.There may be a small difference between the listener number you see on this page and...

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A-Z of DSP Tools and Tips Workshop (Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Amazon Music, Boomplay & more)

This workshop is for artists and their teams that want to make sure they are capturing every opportunity. Platforms covered include Amazon Music, Anghami, Apple Music, Boomplay, Deezer, JioSaavn, Pandora, Qobuz, Spotify, Twitch, Twitter and YouTube Music. This workshop covers specific tools...

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How to Get Paid via Tips on Twitter

Twitter now has a Tips feature that allows anyone to send a tip by visiting the profile in the Twitter mobile app. For artists and creators that may not be able to travel and perform at this time, it is a great way for fans to show support by sending a tip. To test this feature I've gone ahead...

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How to Find the Spotify URI for an Artist, Track, Album, Podcast or Playlist

Spotify URI's are different to normal URL's and are required for a number of Spotify tools including Spotify Promo Codes. Spotify made changes to the desktop and web apps meaning it now shows "Copy link" or "Copy embed code”. There is a simple way to grab the URI.On a Mac, hold down the Control...

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Twitter Adds Tipping Feature

Twitter now allows users to Tip other users directly on their profile. This feature is available in the latest update to the Twitter App for iOS users. Twitter users globally on iOS devices can now send and receive digital payments, previously this was limited to a small group of BETA...

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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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