INGROOVES’ INDIE ARTISTS TO BE SUPPORTED BY iLIKE
INgrooves’ Indie Artists Can Now Leverage iLike to Promote and Sell Their Music and Concert Tickets To Music Fans Worldwide
San Francisco, CA, January 8, 2009 – INgrooves, a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the independent music community, today announced a new initiative with iLike, the leading social music discovery service, to support independent musicians. INgrooves’ vast catalogue of full-length songs will now be available for discovery by iLike’s more than 30 million users. As a result, INgrooves artists will have access to the same iLike promotional and syndication opportunities as major label artists.
INgrooves’ artists can now leverage iLike’s artist services tools and unrivaled syndication platform to connect with fans across the Web. iLike will syndicate INgrooves’ artist content on iLike.com, iLike’s leading FacebookÒ music app, on the iLike iTunes Sidear and beyond. To learn more about iLike’s free services for artists, go to: www.iLike.com/forartists.
“Collaborating with iLike, and creating this new opportunity for our artists and labels is in keeping with the spirit and immediacy of what INgrooves offers its clients,” stated Robb McDaniels, CEO and Co-Founder, INgrooves. “And that is to provide the best services and opportunities possible for their success, which are predicated on music discovery, transparency and ease of use.”
“We’re delighted to integrate the full catalog from INgrooves, underscoring iLike’s commitment to indie music,” said Ali Partovi, CEO of iLike. “We believe in offering independent musicians and smaller labels equal opportunity alongside major-label artists.”
Additionally, INgrooves artists can create social, multi-media ad campaigns to promote their new releases and upcoming concert dates via iLike’s self-serve Ad Platform. INgrooves artists can target music fans worldwide based on location and musical tastes. The service is provided on a pay-per-click basis, meaning artists only pay when an interested fan clicks to buy or learn more about the advertised content. To learn more about iLike’s self-serve Ad Platform, go to: www.iLike.com/advertise
INgrooves is a digital media infrastructure company that provides various distribution and marketing services via its INgrooves and ONE Digital divisions. ONE Digital is a proprietary software platform that provides distribution and administration to large distributors, record labels and film production companies at rates far below the industry standard. INgrooves provides clients customized distribution, marketing, promotion, synch licensing and administrative support to help maximize the earnings potential of specific releases or catalogues. For more information, check out www.ingrooves.com.