NEWS TIP/PRESS RELEASE: WaTunes Launches The WaTunes Marketplace
WaTunes Launches The WaTunes Marketplace
MediaNet Will Power The New Music Store Service
DETROIT – February 22nd, 2010 – (http://www.watunes.com) WaTunes, the revolutionary social music service announced today a new music store service dubbed: The WaTunes Marketplace. WaTunes will offer its users millions of songs to discover, purchase, and share with their friends. In conjunction with WaTunes recent Streamline technology, users will be able to make easy buying decisions, while artists who use the WaTunes distribution service will be able to sell directly to their fans from WaTunes through its already established deal with MediaNet, the industry leading business-to-business provider of premium digital media content.
Kevin Rivers, CEO of WaTunes, commented: “Our primary focus has always been to help consumers discover new music. Bridging the gap of interaction between the artist and the fan has been a cornerstone of our service. MediaNet is recognized as the leader that delivers premium content. We believe that their vision is synergetic with our vision. We are very excited to be able to offer a fresh new look into the industry with enriched premium and media content for every music enthusiast around the world.”
WaTunes is also a social networking platform that enables music artists, labels, and fans to create their very own profile, sync their social sites like Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace, post comments, and embed any widget from social sites like YouTube, Vevo, and Dijit. WaTunes social platform also enables fans and artists to make instant calls via Skype.
Alan McGlade, CEO of MediaNet spoke about the new partnership saying:
”MediaNet is proud to provide premium digital music content to the all new WaTunes Marketplace. The WaTunes service is an innovative offering that will attract music consumers and provide artists with a centralized forum to showcase their music. MediaNet’s goal is to reduce friction in the digital marketplace and the WaTunes Marketplace is a great example of this.”
The WaTunes social platform currently enables its users to buy ringtones. With over 700,000 ringtones from major artists including Taylor Swift, Drake, Toby Keith, Fall Out Boy, Kanye West and Jay-Z, WaTunes offers the latest cutting edge technology to discover new music.
WaTunes is a social music service that enables fans to discover new music in a complete social environment. Users can purchase millions songs, ringtones, share information, make instant calls via Skype, embed any widget from any platform including YouTube, MySpace, VEVO, and Dijit.
WaTunes also provides a unique music experience for music artists and record labels. By offering the world's first free online music distribution model, artists are able to sell their music entirely free on the iTunes Store and the WaTunes Marketplace while retaining 100% of all sales generated.
MediaNet provides premium digital media content to a network of customers through the MN Open platform. An API and easy to install Web Components deliver a set of powerful music and media content products including streams, downloads, music search, contextual matching, and other media discovery tools to engage end users while keeping them on your website or application longer to maximize revenues. MediaNet powers music and media delivery for brands of all sizes including Tesco, iLike, MOG, Fox News, Ultimate Guitar, and many more.
MediaNet, www.mndigital.com, is privately held and is headquartered in New York with offices in Seattle and London.
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