Spotify

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A book that digs deep into the inner workings of Spotify

The book, Spotify Teardown - Inside The Black Box of Streaming Music, tells a story of how Spotify is not what it generally says it is, it is actually more like Facebook, an advertising and user data driven company.

Ghana and Nigeria present a great growth opportunity for music streaming

Music streaming services have the largest short term upside if they double down in Ghana and Nigeria. As subscription growth continues to reach its peak in the Nordics, United States, and many parts of Europe the race to expand further has become even more competitive.

The day the free platforms shut down

One day you will wake up and find that your favorite social media and blogging platforms have shut down, disappearing with the online community of fans and followers that you built. What happens then?

Spotify's premium user growth

Spotify reports that it closed its second calendar quarter of 2019 with 108 million premium subscribers and 232 million total Monthly Active Users (MAUs). The company also states its podcast audience grew 50% quarter-on-quarter.

Spotify quits music distribution

Spotify has announced that it is shutting down its Upload Beta Program. The service allowed music artists to upload their songs to Spotify for free and without any middle-men.

Spotify now has 100 million paying users

Spotify has reported it now has 100 million premium subscribers.

The future of music

For many music fans buying costly records or CDs is a quaint and distant memory. It meant collections were limited by budget. Today though, the prevalence of free or cheap streaming and downloading platforms on social media has given music lovers a deafening, near unlimited and often overwhelming choice. Take