Pomplamoose: Making A Living On YouTube : NPR - Open Knowledge — LiveJournal
Apr. 15th, 2010
06:06 pm - Pomplamoose: Making A Living On YouTube : NPR
" The group has made no hard copies of its albums; no CDs have been printed. Nevertheless, they make their living on sales, having sold about 100,000 songs last year.
Pomplamoose is one of the first bands to be invited into YouTube's Musicians Wanted program, which is an ad-revenue sharing program. YouTube places ads next to or on a video, and then shares the revenue for that ad, 50-50, with the artist. Income sources like this allow for bands to survive without the help of a major label. "