Here's Nimbit's News Announcement of the first-ever online survey of musicians on their use of direct-to fan:
Nimbit Launches First Survey of Professional Musicians on Direct-to-Fan Engagement
2010 Direct2Fan Survey to “take the pulse” of the state and future of music artists and the industry
BOSTON—December 2, 2009—Nimbit (http://www.nimbit.com/), the leader in Direct-to-Fan music marketing and commerce, today announced the first-ever online survey of musicians and their teams for their input on direct to fan (D2F) marketing and sales.
“We are about to begin the decade of the fan” said Patrick Faucher, CEO and Co-Founder of Nimbit, Inc. “For the first time in history, music artists will be able to connect and engage directly with those who matter most—their patrons: those who attend their concerts, listen and buy their music. To best help them: we’ve decided to go directly to musicians themselves, to learn what they’re doing now, and what they’re planning for the future—in the way of fan engagement.”
Professional musicians and those who support them (managers, agents, publicists, labels, et. al) are invited to participate in the online survey by going to:
This initial Nimbit “2010 Direct2Fan Survey” is part of a new Nimbit Research initiative to interact, learn, connect and foster a strong community between all in the music industry.
Summary results of the “2010 Direct2Fan Survey” will be published early in 2010.
Founded in 2002, Nimbit, Inc. is the music industry's leading direct-to-fan platform for musicians, managers, and emerging labels. Nimbit powers the brands and businesses of thousands of successful artists by giving them the ability to easily market and sell their music and products (digital and physical) directly to fans, wherever they are (web, gigs, social networking sites, etc.) A complete online solution for fan engagement and monetization, Nimbit ensures musicians’ long-term sustainability and success by fostering strong, interactive, lifelong, and profitable fan relationships. For more information, go to www.nimbit.com.
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