Ticketmaster may not be the most beloved company in the world, but it’s also nearly unavoidable when it comes to many concerts. While the company is facing several investigations and lawsuits around its potentially monopolistic practices, many artists don’t have any choice but to use the platform. So at least that’s gotten a little easier.
When Substack and Patreon entered the space in 2017 and 2013, their target audiences were pretty different. Sure, they both wanted to provide additional monetization opportunities for content creators, but one was pretty heavily focused on newsletters and blogs, while the other focused mostly on YouTubers (and to a lesser degree, musicians). Now, both platforms could
Holiday sales kick off officially with Black Friday (and Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday…). But the reality is, most businesses are always trying to offer some kind of sale or enticing way to hook new customers. And while this year we saw more online spending than ever before (nearly $10 billion, an increase of 7.5
It’s been an interesting few days for content creators. Spotify confirmed some controversial changes to its payout model, arguably the biggest AI company almost collapsed over night, and YouTube confirmed it’s creating suboptimal viewing experiences for some users. Let’s look at how any of this matters for content creators.Spotify’s Most Controversial Change Is TrueSpotify confirmed what
You may still be thinking of TikTok largely as a social media company, but there’s a world in which the platform rivals Google as a go-to search engine. And that’s exactly the type of world TikTok is leaning into. If you’re a TikTok user, you may have noticed quite a few changes to the app in