Spotify is a commercial music streaming service providing digital rights management-restricted content from record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal. Launched in October 2008 by Swedish startup Spotify AB, the service had approximately 10 million users as of 15 September 2010, about 2.5 million of whom were paying users. Total users reached 20 million by December 2012, 5 million of whom pay a monthly subscription fee that varies based on locale.
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      A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… As Facebook Retreats from Publishers, Snap Goes on the Offensive (Digiday) Publishers still reeling from the Facebook news feed-pocalypse might find comfort in Snapchat. The disappearing messages app is stepping up efforts to curry favor with publishers. TechCrunch: Snap lays off at least two dozen.

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    • Really F**king Simple Solutions to Spotify’s Explicit Tagging Problem

      The solution(s) for this are so simple that it’s f@!#ing painful. I blogged a few years ago about how Spotify’s tagging of explicit tracks is hit-and-miss – with some tracks that are explicit not tagged as such, and vice versa – and the situation hasn’t improved much since then. As a parent with young kids who wants to play music around the house but wants to avoid subjecting ...

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  • November Month In Numbers

    … of internet users that stream music online. This was the finding of a study of more than 70,000 people across 40 countries by GlobalWebIndex. Mobile was found to be the most-popular device for music streaming, whilst Spotify was cited as the most frequently used music streaming service outside of China. 22% of all internet users stream music from its…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Facebook at 10, Spotify Expands ‘Branded Moments’

    … publishers more generally have to play in this debate? Boston Globe’s Plan for Digital Reinvention: Be Ready for Constant Change (Poynter) The Boston Globe’s much-awaited plan for digital reinvention came out Monday in a 3,000-plus word memo from Editor Brian McGrory. The changes, which result from a year of rethinking what they do and how they do it, are similar in many ways to others at newsrooms across the country. Get Street Fight Daily in your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter. …

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  • Case Study: Spotify

    … Listening to music is a highly personal experience, and no one knows this better Spotify. The digital music service wanted to send a year-end review email that made every single one of their subscribers feel special. Their goal was to deploy an email campaign with a personalized snapshot of each subscriber’s listening habits over one month…

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  • Where To Promote Your Podcast

    … podcast hosting will depend on a lot on where you can submit your podcast as some directories have certain ties with others. For our podcast, Edge of the Web, we host with Libsyn and it is one of the more popular hosts around. A few other podcast hosting companies you can use are: Blubrry SoundCloud PodBean Spreaker Buzzsprout Podcast…

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  • 3 Ways Top Brands Create Engaging Year-In-Review Emails

    … Did you receive any year-in-review emails from the brands you follow? You’re not alone. Year-in-review emails have been picking up steam over the last few years, and it’s easy to understand why. Year-in-review emails give brands the opportunity to surprise and delight loyal customers. They’re a great way to personalize your email campaigns…

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  • How to Use the Redesigned iOS Emojis to Engage With Women

    …. Steer clear of that eggplant emoji unless you know exactly what you’re doing. Add some excitement: Emojis can add an element of excitement to your messaging. Spotify used the medium to brilliant effect when The Beatles catalog was released on music streaming services–it gave people who used the #BeatlesSpotify hashtag an Abbey Road cover emoji…

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  • Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

    … and concepts; and that can even entertain Max. It uses several artificial intelligence techniques, including natural language processing, speech recognition, face recognition and reinforcement learning, written in Python, PHP and Objective C. In this note, I’ll explain what I built and what I learned along the way. Zuckerberg explained the challenges…

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  • The Top 6 Ways to Grow Your App

    … means tapping into existing networks to build your own. Whether sending mobile payment requests or car fare splits or sharing photos via SMS, or sharing a Spotify playlist on Facebook, inherent virality has plenty of precedent in established, successful apps. Nuzzel, the social news app, is the perfect example of this. Founder and CEO Jonathan Abrams…

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  • Email Spotlight: Spotify’s Data-Driven Year-in-Review Campaign

    … Lookbook. The bottom line Data-driven campaigns that put your customer in the spotlight are perfect for delighting your biggest fans. By combining data with personalization, you can tell a story that resonates with your audience. Want to learn more about creating personalized email campaigns? Check out Email Marketing Personalization 101. …

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  • Street Fight Daily: Target Uses Data to Boost Brands, ProPublica Aims to Fill Local News Void

    … race. LBMA Podcast: Adquick, Spotify, McDonald’s, and Blippar (Street Fight) This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Hormel, Talians app, Tree Elves and King of Pops, Commerce Signals, PlaceIQ, Broadsign, Here Maps and Twitter, and Apple Maps. Get Street Fight Daily in your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter. …

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