Is online ticket touting almost over?

The following MBW blog comes from Adam Webb (pictured), Campaign Manager of the FanFair Alliance, an organisation which aims to unite members of music and creative community in taking a stand against industrial-scale online ticket…

BASCA makes key senior hires ahead of 2019…

The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) revealed at its Annual General Meeting in London today (December 18) that it will be ‘rebranding’ as part of a growth strategy for 2019. The organisation…

If record labels want to sign more interesting…

The following blog comes from music journalist and Popjustice Editor Peter Robinson (pictured inset). Robinson’s article originally appeared in the Q4 2018 edition of quarterly magazine Music Business UK, which is available via subscription through here.…

The global recorded music business is on course…

The global recorded music industry will turn over $18.9bn in 2018, with streaming making up 50.8% ($9.6bn) of the total. That’s according to Midia Research, which today (December 18) published its projected 2018 figures, based…

How to handle key challenges as you move…

In a hypergrowth technology company you’ll face challenges at each stage, but a lot of what you’ll encounter is entirely predictable. Here is some practical advice on how to tackle each stage in this “growth…

Drilling deep on how to monetize esports

Monetizing esports is still a work in progress. The idea of watching people get paid to play games seemed far-fetched not long ago. But market researcher Newzoo estimates that 165 million esports enthusiasts are now…