Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:18 pm
By harnessing DIY Media’s cloud-based platform, those artists using SoundCloud may sell their tracks directly to fans around the world through their social networks and websites, using DIY Media’s easy-to-use social commerce storefronts.
“We believe this ‘creation to commerce’ integration is a powerful solution because it enables musicians to get to market faster and with a more refined and fan-supported sound than ever before,” said David Robb, CEO of DIY Media.
Alexander Ljung, SoundCloud’s founder and CEO, said: “DIY Media has demonstrated how it’s possible to create great new products and opportunities when integrating with SoundCloud’s API. We’re really happy to see this beneficial commerce platform become available to our users.”
About DIY Media
DIY Media Inc., (www.DIYMediaServices.com) is a cloud-based digital media company focused on providing professional-grade digital media management, e-commerce and marketing solutions. DIY Media’s mission is to provide innovative tools that empower social commerce and extend the reach and revenue opportunities for its customers. DIY Media provides content companies with enterprise-level asset management and the ability to conduct business whenever and wherever they need to, while substantially reducing operational expenses. DIY Media is privately held, and is based in Seattle with offices in Charlotte.
SoundCloud, launched in 2008 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss, is an audio platform that enables anyone to create, record, promote and share their sounds on the web, in a simple, accessible and feature-rich way. SoundCloud allows sound creators to instantly record audio; upload large files; share them publicly and privately; embed sound across websites and blogs; receive detailed analytics, plus feedback from the community directly onto their waveform player. For more information go to: http://soundcloud.com