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Social Subscription

Subscription models shift to include more interaction

Implications - As competition in the world of multimedia subscriptions increases, music streaming services are searching for new ways to set themselves apart. Recognizing that listening to music has become a profoundly social experience, many services are opting to increase interaction, either between members, between artists and fans, or between brands and consumers. The success of this method reveals that consumers are regarding streaming services almost as a next-generation social network.
Workshop Question - How can your brand employ the use of streaming services to enhance or market its products/services?
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Nov 14 — Nov 15
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Featured Examples

Brand-Based Soundtracks
Brand-Based Soundtracks
This Service Lets Brands and Retailers Control Their Store Playlists
‘Soundtrack Your Brand’ is a new service that allows brands and retailers to control store playlists through Spotify. The idea behind the business is largely to help retailers ensure... MORE
Personalized Music Platforms
Personalized Music Platforms
Samsung's Music Milk Provides a Custom Listening Experience
Music Milk is a subscription music streaming service that’s available to US-based Samsung customers that gets synced with a user’s existing Samsung account, so a listener’s history... MORE
Trailblazing Music Subscription Services
Trailblazing Music Subscription Services
Bandcamp Enables Bands to Maintain Subscription Services
Bandcamp, the web service that was originally designed to help musicians sell their music online, will soon be offering subscription services that artists can leverage to set prices for their music,... MORE
Messenger Music Services
Messenger Music Services
The LINE Music Service Gives Mobile Users Listeners Freedom of Choice
LINE Music was recently launched in Japan as a new kind of on-demand music streaming service that’s integrated with the existing LINE messenger app. This makes it extremely easy for users to... MORE
Mobile Music Streaming Promotions
Mobile Music Streaming Promotions
This Package Includes Access to Guvera's Music Streaming Service
Virgin Mobile is now offering a unique promotion that gives consumers access to Guvera’s music streaming service. The popularity of platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music demonstrate that... MORE
Comprehensive Music Services
Comprehensive Music Services
Apple Music Will Stream Music and Boost Artist-Fan Interaction
Apple Music is a three-part service, developed as part of the company’s recent acquisition of Beats, that includes a music service, all-new 24/7 radio station and a new way for musical artists... MORE
Gamified Music Services
Gamified Music Services
This Platform Promotes Each Artist's Album as an Individual App
‘Freeform’ is a gamified music streaming service that promotes each individual album as a free app. The platform is inspired by the model of mobile gaming, which makes apps available for... MORE
Expanding Music Streaming Services
Expanding Music Streaming Services
Google Play Music Podcasts is the Next Evolution of the Product
Google Play Music Podcasts is the next step for this streaming service. Now that it has redesigned Songza into its own brand image and functionality, the product is looking to expand. What better... MORE

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