2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Indie Revenue Streams Breaking Through: Real Data

Thursday, March 19
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Artist Central in Ballroom E
Austin Convention Center

Check the pulse of how independent artists and labels are generating revenue in the music industry with leaders in very different roles: DIY distributor, royalty collection service, and music business analyst. Find out which traditional revenue streams are holding their own and which are in decline. Understand emerging revenue streams and how to get started with firing them up. See where streaming revenue has come so far and where it is projected to go. Find out some unexpected and underreported trends in music revenue. All backed up with real data.


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Tracy Maddux


CD Baby

Tracy Maddux, CEO, CD Baby | BookBaby | HostBaby

Mr. Maddux is responsible for all the CD Baby brands and is based in Portland, OR. He’s passionate about independent music and has focused his four...

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Justin Kalifowitz


Downtown Music

Glenn Peoples

Sr Editorial Analyst


A Senior Editorial Analyst at Billboard since 2009, Glenn has over 16 years experience in the music business. He has held sales and marketing positions in distribution -- Valley Media and Caroline ...

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