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This article was published on September 22, 2011

Spotify, iTunes, Bandcamp? Which platform is best for bands? [Infographic]

Spotify, iTunes, Bandcamp? Which platform is best for bands? [Infographic]
Courtney Boyd Myers
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Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

The days of lament over album sales are long gone. Bands have gotten with the times, and are constantly seeking new, innovative ways to reach fans in the digital age. Check out our story on Bluebrain, a Washington, D.C. based band who put out the first musical album that’s also a location aware iPhone app. Now that’s epic innovation!

The Internet has made it easier for bands to get their music heard, but are they making money? In the following infographic, sent to use from PromotionalCodes, researchers take a close look at looking at the economics of both digital and physical distribution, and how much an artist can expect to make from channels such as Spotify, iTunes, eMusic and Bandcamp.

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Also check out our Interview with FanBridge: Social media smarts for musicians 

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