Smart Speakers are the new big tech battle, and big privacy debate

Is this town big enough for all of the different companies vying to be number in the new realm of home Smart speakers? Smart speakers have found their way into many of our homes in…

Viagogo ticketing company has been blocked by Google for advertising

Google are making a stand against ticket touting with the suspension of Viagogo as an advertising partner. Ticket touting has become a serious problem with ticketing companies online. Viagogo are often at the centre of…

How to release your own podcast FREE and get it on Spotify, Apple, Google + more

Podcasts are catching up with music streaming as people tune in to new shows around the world every day. It’s the perfect time to get your podcast running and out there online. According to Forbes,…

YouTube will stop showing exact subscribers this year

The popularity of YouTube channels is going to get a bit more vague in a few months as subscriber counts get abbreviated. YouTube have announced that they will start abbreviating how many subscribers channels have…

BBC Creating a Virtual Voice Assistant to Compete with Alexa, Siri and OK Google

It has been reported that the BBC are working on a voice assistant in the same style as Siri, Alexa or Google. “It would be your trusted guide to information, education and entertainment,” says an…

Make music with Bach from Google search

To celebrate the classical genius of Johann Sebastian Bach on what would have been his birthday, Google’s homepage wants to make sweet, sweet music with you. Google’s home page is no stranger to fun and…

Spotify want songwriters to be paid more but they’re appealing against royalty increases

Spotify have appealed against the Copyright Royalty Boards new rates but they say they support the increased streaming rates. The US Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) have defined the new royalty rate that services will legally…

How to get an artist Google Panel when people search your name

You want to look the best you can as an artist and make it easy for potential fans to find you. This guide makes sure you show up how you want to when you’re searched…

YouTube Music could be replacing Google Play on Android devices

Google’s latest update makes it look likely that YouTube Music could take Google Play’s longstanding position as the default music player on Android devices. Google have released their first update of 2019 for their new…

How to get my music on YouTube Content ID and make money

At RouteNote we offer free music distribution to the worlds favourite streaming services and stores. We also work with YouTube to protect your music and help you get paid in brand new ways. Find out…