Ampcast.com has joined the Listen.com network, and are planning to launch a new program for MP3 downloads later this year. Artists will have a chance to have their music posted on Ampcast and other Listen.com networks sites, and will receive a small royalty each time one of their songs is downloaded. According to Ampcast:
Ampcast.com, a leading provider of online music entertainment, has launched a comprehensive royalty program and affordable digital video encoding and distribution service today for musical artists. Ampcast.com, in response to requests from the online artist community to provide more added value services, has become a Listen.com content partner to promote its members? works and plans to introduce more artist empowering services over the summer.
The first artist empowering service to be introduced is the Ampcash online artist royalty program. Beginning today, artists promoting their music on Ampcast.com will receive a royalty each time their music is downloaded. Artists now have a means to generate revenue through Ampcast.com while taking advantage of freely distributing their music to a global audience.
Additionally, as its second artist empowering service, Ampcast.com is introducing affordable services of digital encoding and on-demand distribution of videos online. Members of Ampcast.com?s artistic community will be able to take advantage of significantly more cost effective encoding services than industry standard pricing. Users of the encoding services will also be able to take advantage of Ampcast.com to host their digital content in their online marketing efforts for their music.
Ampcast.com has also become a content partner with Listen.com, the webis comprehensive guide to online music, to increase members? exposure. "Listen.com is very pleased to be working with Ampcast.comis artist community," said Mike Tatum, Listen.comis vice president of business development. "We aim to provide fast and easy access to Ampcast.com artists through our directory so that fans will discover and download their music."
You can find more information about the new program at the Ampcast web site.