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Will Music Streaming Ever Be Profitable? – Infographic

This chart shows revenue and net loss of music streaming services Pandora and Spotify.

Source: Statista

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How Social Media Users Share And Use Online Music – Infographic

Music is a big part of everyone’s life, with 45% of people listening to 10 or more hours of music each week, according to a recent study by Market Research. And social music players like Pandora and Spotify are ruling the airwaves.

Not so surprisingly though, people enjoy using music streamers, but not paying for the premium versions of those players. Only 20% will cash in to hear some tunes, and 60% of listeners are downloading only the free version of songs.

Source: Mashable.com, Lab42

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The Decline Of The Music Industry – Infographic

Music is widely free on the Internet. In seconds, web surfers can access millions of song on YouTube or an unlimited live stream with digital services such as Spotify.

With smartphone apps, free music is even available to-go. So, with free all-you-can-stream services, have people stopped paying for music? The numbers say yes.

By 2016, record stores sales are projected to drop another 77.4%, according to The Wall Street Journal. Local music shops and large national chains will not fare well.

In 2011, digital music sales surged 8% globally, accounting for $5.2 billion in legal downloads. More people may be listening to music, but physical album sales will continue to decline.

Tune in to the infographic created by Total Bankruptcy for more trends in the digital music revolution.

Source: Mashable.com, Total Bankruptcy, Image courtesy of Flickr, Kashirin Nickolai

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Social Media Leaders 2012 – Infographic

So you’re new to this whole social media thing. Maybe you’re savvy enough to know your Facebook from your Twitter, your Pinterest from your Spotify. But what about Tagged? Xing? Futubra? Where do they fit into the social media ecosystem? Just learning their names is enough to make your head spin, let alone how large they are or what kind of numbers they’re pulling down…Read More

Sources: Mashable.com, Soci@l Jumpstart

Spotify – End of free streaming for some users…