Published on March 14, 2008
Magnatune is... Next-generation record label Combines B2C and B2B B2C: downloads and CDs B2B: music licensing for commercial use
Main Consumer Beneﬁts Selected music Full Preview Fair price High quality product
Selected Music Consistent quality Hard-to-ﬁnd genres Manageable size
Preview Listen to everything for free Never-ending genre mixes High audio quality MP3 streams
Fair Price Pay what you want 50% for the musician No registration
Quality Product MP3 and CD quality downloads Allows later re-download No DRM
Leveraging consumer anger at the Music Industry Limited musical diversity, poor quality CD prices too high Ripped-off musicians speaking out DRM Symptom: using P2P is acting as a just-cause revolutionary
How music demand is typically created Traditional command- and-control marketing Grass-roots uprising quot;Customers also boughtquot; Try-before-you-buy (Magnatune’s focus)
Try-before-you-buy: the old ways Radio MTV Concerts Mix tapes from friends
Try-before-you-buy: many new ways 30-second snippets (iTunes/Amazon) quot;Conceptquot; compilations (quot;Buddha Barquot;) Recommendation web sites P2P used for previewing Mix CDs from friends Social MP3 sharing DJ culture & raves Internet radio
Music Biz isn't just CDs Most music heard is not at home, but in a business/commercial setting Consumer shopping experience is increasingly staged, with music in a key role Music is branding TV commercials make hits Tie-ins are increasing Music biz becoming like book publishing
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