China’s video streaming platform Bilibili boast staggering numbers

Bilibili has been called China’s YouTube, with millions of content creators and users. Bilibili’s Q1 results show over 172 million monthly active users, a 70% year-on-year growth. Launching as a platform for a niche youth…

Billboard change how album sales are counted for merch bundles

Billboard have looked at the way they count album sales and changed the rules for how a sale is counted for merchandise bundles. Merchandise bundles have been causing a bit of a fuss in recent…

LyricFind’s eBay deal makes lyrics merch available everywhere

This Christmas, get your family’s favourite lyrics printed out on to a T-shirt or mug to show you truly care about them and their tacky aesthetic. LyricFind aren’t just in the business of licensing lyrics…

Sell your merch straight from your YouTube Channel with new in-built store

It’s been a long time coming but finally you will be able to sell your merchandise directly to viewers from your YouTube channel. At last week’s VidCon YouTube unveiled a bunch of new features that will create…

YouTube unveil new ways for creators to make money and launch videos

This year’s VidCon saw YouTube reveal a whole range of new ways that creators can connect with their fans, earn more for their work, and even build up hype for the launch of new videos….

You can now buy makeup on Spotify, yes – makeup

Spotify have explored a lot of different areas with their music streaming service, but makeup is one we did NOT see coming. Singer Maggie Lindemann is making use of her Merch section on Spotify offering a first-of-it’s…

Taylor Swift making fans buy merch for better chance at concert tickets

Taylor Swift, pop darling and a marketer’s wet dream, is using her goddess-like status to pinch yet more money from her fans’ pockets. Taylor Swift has teamed up with Ticketmaster – why’s that? To offer up…

Spotify work with Merchbar to sell your merchandise

Adding to the Spotify’s constantly growing list of partners is now Merchbar, the online store for artists to sell their merch. Merchbar feature “the largest selection of artist gear on the internet” and their new…

How to Add Your Merchandise to Your Spotify Artist Page for Free

Artists can now get their merchandise into Spotify for Free via Topspin. Here are the full details.