The media spend associated with US internet radio and on-demand streaming services amounted to $293.7 million in 2011, according to AccuStream Research.
Trade publication Billboard recently updated its weekly Hot 100 song chart to include data from Spotify, Slacker, Rhapsody, Cricket/Muve, Rdio and MOG.
If you are selling your music through Google Play, there’s a neat little Share feature you can utilize to spread your music through your fans on Google+.
Google has consolidated all their digital content offerings (music, books, movies & apps) under the Google Play brand, presumably in order to better compete with the likes of Apple’s iTunes and Amazon.
Google Music has an Artists section that takes you through a fairly simple process for getting your songs on the site.
After hitting 2.5 million subscribers in November, Spotify has now reached 3 million, with more than 20% of its active user base paying monthly for the service.
Give people a choice and they just might pay for digital music.
This infographic details what a musician would need to do online in order to earn minimum wage.