Why Japan's Music Industry is Booming
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Why the Music Industry Doesn't Care About Selling Music Anymore... - Digital Music News

Why the Music Industry Doesn't Care About Selling Music Anymore... - Digital Music News | Why Japan's Music Industry is Booming | Scoop.it
  The following guest post comes from Jeff Price, founder of both spinART and TuneCore.  His latest company, Audiam, has a mission to get artists...
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At least when physical copies were the case, everything was black and white. We could identify exactly what the problem was. Whether people just hated your music, or maybe because the fans are stealing it.

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Japan's Music Industry Booms As More Consumers Buy Physical CDs - Modern Symmetry

Japan's Music Industry Booms As More Consumers Buy Physical CDs - Modern Symmetry | Why Japan's Music Industry is Booming | Scoop.it
The Japanese have a secret to music business success, and they are packaging it in with their CDs. The Japanese music business is undergoing a renaissance of sorts, and they have the sales numbers to back it up.
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offering special bonuses when you buy the physical CD copy of an album, rather than a digital download, attracts customers and helps with keeping the physical copy sales rising.

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Why Japan’s Music Industry Is Booming… For Now

Why Japan’s Music Industry Is Booming… For Now | Why Japan's Music Industry is Booming | Scoop.it
After the IFPI dropped the bombshell (.pdf report) that Japan is catching up to t
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The illegal download revolution of the U.S. (which is still ongoing) never really happened in Japan. This allowed full funds to be colected (more or less) on all of the albums sold.

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5 Reasons Japan’s Music Industry Is Booming… For Now | Evolver.fm

5 Reasons Japan’s Music Industry Is Booming… For Now | Evolver.fm | Why Japan's Music Industry is Booming | Scoop.it
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Japan has the right idea here. They are still providing a product from a business standpoint and not neccesarily thinking about what would be easier for their customer. Putting a fixed price on an album makes people buy knowing that the price will not change.

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Japan Music Industry Threatens U.S.?

Japan Music Industry Threatens U.S.? | Why Japan's Music Industry is Booming | Scoop.it
Year after year, the United States has been the global leader in the music industry and market. Artist from the United States, in all genres, have fans that stretch around the world. The main reaso...
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Maybe if the U.S. learend a little from Japan's law makers, our music sales would be higher. Japan requires jail time for those who are caught pirating and torrenting. And its enforced!

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