New York, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013
Social media has played an important role in The Indie's success. This socialized indie music platform allows users to share the music they are listening to with their friends on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and other social networks with just a single click. "The Indie utilizes social media to expose music created by indie artists to a global audience of fans and supporters looking for new and exciting music," says Damon Cleveland, founder of TheIndie.biz.
In addition to its fans on Facebook, The Indie also boasts more than 100,000 followers on Twitter, as well as strong followings on Google Plus and MySpace. The platform has successfully integrated itself into established social media circles in order to gain exposure and boost sales for emerging independent musicians.
Indie music as a whole is currently enjoying a boom in popularity among today's youth. "Independent music represents over 30%percent of American music sales and 80%percent of all record releases," says the American Association of Independent Music (http://www.a2im.org). With services like TheIndie.biz making it easier than ever to discover new artists and new music, opportunities are growing for independent musicians to build lasting fans bases from music lovers all around the world.
Founded in 2008, TheIndie.biz provides a service to both listeners looking for new tunes and artists needing to promote their music. As well as premier offerings from indie labels, the platform also contains a lot of content by unsigned artists. By creating a profile on TheIndie.biz, artists can track how many times their music has been listened to and shared by fans. They also benefit from music promotion by The Indie's network of college DJs and The Indie Showcase cable TV show. Meanwhile, fans can subscribe to alerts to keep up to date with the latest releases from their favorite artists.
TheIndie.biz already has more than 20,000 members. Registration is free for both fans and aspiring artists.
theindie.biz is the music industry's leading marketplace for indie music. Founded by Damon Cleveland in 2008, theindie.biz helps expose new music created by indie artists and indie labels to a global audience of music lovers and impassioned fans. theindie.biz has 20,000 registered artists members in rock, pop, hip hop, R&B, and other genres. Additionally, theindie.biz has over 200,000 likes on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/theindiebiz) and more than 100,000 followers on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/theindie). To learn more, please visit http://www.theindie.biz.