Record label marketing
- Thomas W. Hutchison, Amy Macy, Paul Allen.
- Burlington, MA : Focal Press, c2006.
- Physical description
- xvi, 410 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, facsims. ; 25 cm.
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|ML3790 .H88 2006||Unknown|
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Market, concepts and Definition-- Markets, Market Segmentation and Consumer Behavior-- The US Industry Numbers-- Record Label Operations-- The Profit and Loss Statement-- SoundScan and the Music Business-- How Radio Works-- Charts, Airplay and Promotion-- Publicity of Recorded Music-- Advertising in the recorded Industry-- Distribution-- The Music Retail Environment-- Grassroots Marketing-- Internet Marketing-- Music Videos-- The International Recording Industry-- Tour Support and Promotional Touring-- Special Products and Special Markets-- Marketing Research-- The Recording Industry of the Future-- The Market Plan-- Example Marketing Plan.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
"Record Label Marketing" provides clear, in-depth information on corporate marketing processes, combining marketing theory with the real world 'how to' practiced in marketing war rooms. This industry-defining book is clearly illustrated throughout with figures, tables, graphs, and glossaries. "Record Label Marketing" is essential reading for current and aspiring professionals and students, and also offers a valuable overview of the music industry. "Record Label Marketing": builds your knowledge base by introducing the basics of the marketing mix, market segmentation and consumer behavior; gives you the tools necessary to understand and use SoundScan data, and to successfully manage the budget of a recorded music project; presents vital information on label publicity, advertising, retail distribution and marketing research; introduces you to industry resources like NARM, RIAA, and the IFPI; offers essential marketing strategies including grassroots promotion and Internet/new media, as well as highlighting international marketing opportunities; reveals how successful labels use video production, promotional touring and special products to build revenue; and, looks to the future of the music business-how online developments, technological diffusion, and convergence and new markets are continually reshaping the industry. This guide is accompanied by a website which offers interactive assignments to strengthen your knowledge as well as updates on the latest news, industry figures and developments. This is the only book that looks inside the marketing machine of commercial record labels. It is presented in a clear, readable manner with industry figures (and how to read them), tables, graphs, glossaries and example marketing plans. There is a dedicated website that offers interactive assignments and updates.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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