Here’s a quick tour of google trends output for a number of music services with an eye for identifying which are growing and which are shrinking. Google trends tracks search interest. The number 100 represents the peak search interest in these graphs.
Here’s a quick summary:Rising:Spotify, Soundcloud, Rdio, Songza, SiriusXM, iheartradio, 8tracks, bandcamp, Google Music, Mixcloud, Shazam Muve, Ex.fm, Radionomy, Music UnlimitedSteady:Amazon Mp3, Beatport, iTunes, Pandora, YoutubeSlight decline:Slacker, Jango, Soundhound, xbox musicFalling:Rhapsody, Deezer, Grooveshark, Turntable.fm,MOG, Hype Machine, Playlist.com, Walmart, Yahoo Music, Myspace Music, Facebook Music, Zune, Last.fm, Twitter Music, radio.com
iTunes - ITunes looks relatively flat since 2010. Perhaps things will change with their Pandora competitor to be launched this month.
Via Pierre Priot