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DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL STORY TO TELL ABOUT AIRPLAY DIRECT???

AirPlay Direct would like to thank all of our Artist, Labels and Radio Members for their support throughout the past 9 years.

The AirPlay Direct Member with the best testimonial will win:

  • Kevin Fisher Media Design Package that includes: 1Going for Adds Banner (GFA) Design and a Full Page Ad Design. Value: $350
  • APD/tDB "Marketing & Awareness" Campaign that includes: 1 Going for Adds Banner (GFA), 1 Top Banner Placement in the APD Weekly Global E-blast, 1 Top 2 Rows Placement in the APD Weekly Global Radio E-blast and 1 Full Page Ad in the Direct Buzz May Issue. Value: $2,250

10 Finalist will be awarded Body Placements in the APD Weekly Global Radio E-blast. Value: $100 each

Contest Submission Requirements:

  • You must be a registered AirPlay Direct member to enter
  • Your APD Artist Profile Page must be filled out and current
  • Your Testimonial should not be longer than 4 sentences and must be submitted along with a minimum of 3 songs via your APD Digital Press Kit / DPK
  • You must submit your APD DPK by the deadline date of April 15, 2014 to lynda@AirPlayDirect.com

The Winner will be notified in the April 29th APD Weekly E-blast / NewsLetter.

AIRPLAY DIRECT ANNOUNCES OUR "BUZZ ABOUT YOU" ARTIST CONTEST!!!

The Direct Buzz team will choose 4 APD Artists for each issue to be showcased in the "Featured Artists" section of the magazine.

The Direct Buzz is a bi-monthly digital music magazine, which operates as a direct portal between your music and artistry to the APD 8,800+ radio station members in over 90 countries, the APD 37,000+ artist/label members, and the global music industry at large.

Submission Requirements:

  • You must be a member of AirPlay Direct
  • Submissions will only be accepted via your APD DPK
  • A minimum of 3 songs must be submitted
  • Your APD Artist Profile must be filled out and current
  • 1 submission per issue
  • You must re-submit for each issue
  • You can only be chosen 1 time for each cd.
  • 4 APD artists will be chosen for each issue of the Direct Buzz and will be showcased in the "Featured Artists" section
  • The deadline for submission for each the Direct Buzz issues are:
    • Monday, April 21 to be considered for the May 2014 issue
    • Monday, June 23 to be considered for the July 2014 issue
    • Monday, August 18 to be considered for the September 2014 issue
    • Monday, October 20 to be considered for the November 2014 issue
    • Monday, December 22 to be considered for the January 2015 issue

Email your AirPlay Direct DPK to Lynda Weingartz @ lynda@AirPlayDirect.com

To learn more about the Direct Buzz go to: theDirectBuzz.com

APD GLOBAL E-BLAST, APD MARKETING & AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS AND THE DIRECT BUZZ

The APD Weekly Global Radio E-blast is distributed to 8,800+ APD radio station members in over 90 countries every Monday.

  • Includes all genres of music.
  • The APD Weekly E-blast goes out to global radio each Monday with the deadline for submissions each Friday.
  • Going for Adds Banners (GFA) & Spotlight Artist Ads (SLA) run for 2 weeks on the APD home page, Artist & Radio Member login pages and the Global Radio Indicator Charts landing page. AirPlayDirect.com
  • The Direct Buzz operates as the flagship of AirPlay Direct and is a digital magazine published bi-monthly.

The APD E-blast Artist Placement Options:

  • E-blast Top Banner
  • E-blast Top 2 Rows
  • E-blast Body
  • E-blast Bottom Banner

"Going for Adds" and "Spotlight Artist Ads" run for 2 weeks and are visible on the APD home page, Artist & Radio Members login pages and the Global Radio Indicator Charts landing page.

APD Marketing & Awareness Tips:

  • All APD Marketing & Awareness Campaigns automatically lead the APD radio members & the music industry to your Artist Profile Page.
  • Include your APD Artist Profile link on all communications.
  • Keep your Artist Profile Page current and up-to-date.
  • Present a Professional Bio... both a short bio and a long bio.
  • Provide Songwriter credits and publishing information for radio access
  • Embed your best video in the bio section.
  • When using an APD Marketing & Awareness Campaign, be sure to check your tracking and respond to radio immediately.
  • Be sure to reach out to radio with station ID’s, product giveaways, etc...
  • List your songs in the APD Playbox in the order you want radio & the music industry to listen.
  • Use your DPKs for all music business & industry related communications.
  • Only radio downloads from your APD Artist Profile Page count towards charting on the APD Global Radio Indicator Charts.

For more information on pricing and how to utilize the APD Marketing & Awareness Campaigns and the Direct Buzz to have further impact on promoting and exposing your music on AirPlay Direct via radio and the Direct Buzz, contact:

Lynda Weingartz @ lynda@AirPlayDirect.com

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