Earning Potential: Major Label Artist vs Independent Artist

I came across a very interesting image that outlines the earning difference between an artist signed by a major record label and independents.

Bandcamp Adds Transaction Fees and Starts to Make Money

Bandcamp has just announced that their service will now be receiving a percentage of all sales. Bandcamp will now charge 15% on all sales as a transaction fee, dropping to 10% as soon as an artist, management or label’s all-time sales exceed $5,000.

How to use iTunes to Promote Your Music and Grow Your iTunes Revenues

There are a lot of artists who want to know how to use iTunes to increase their sales on iTunes. Here at RouteNote we have a lot of artists who do amazingly well from their…

iTunes Accounts for 82% of Total Digital Revenues for CD Baby

Have you ever wondered how much iTunes account for digital sales online? One of our competitors CD Baby has published their 2008 results which shows that iTunes currently accounts for over 82% of their total…

P2P Music Downloads Worth $69 billion. Is Digital Music Distribution Going Down The Toilet?

In 2007 P2P music downloads were worth a staggering $69 billion, and all other forms of movie/television piracy are on the rise. Techcrunch has been talking a lot about using music online as a free…