Building a MP3 Store for TuneWiki
LAS VEGAS – March 24, 2010 – Neurotic Media, the leading provider of online and mobile entertainment download solutions, today announced that it was selected by TuneWiki, a leading social music application, to empower integrated MP3 sales for the TuneWiki Web site and several handsets. In the coming months, TuneWiki will use Neurotic Media’s NeuroLinq™ API services (www.neurolinq.com) to offer consumers a seamless shopping experience.
TuneWiki, a social music player, has made it to the Top Five downloaded music application in several Smart Phone application stores, and has been downloaded to more than five million devices since launching its mobile app in January 2008. Providing subtitled lyrics to over three million songs via its stored library, as well as SHOUTCast™ Radio and music videos for its users, TuneWiki is now partnering with Neurotic Media to offer its users the ability to buy their favorite songs through the NeuroLinq™ API service. For example, a user can instantly buy a song they searched for on the TuneWiki site, found on one of TuneWiki’s Top Songs listings, or viewed in a playlist of another TuneWiki user through its social maps, charts, or Twitter and Facebook connections.
MP3 sales will be offered by TuneWiki via the following online points of sale: – www.tunewiki.com – Via the TuneWiki Windows Media Player plug-in – To certain smart-phones when connected via WiFi to the Internet
“Letting consumers shop for the music they find through our community features was the obvious next step in our evolution. Neurotic Media is not only highly regarded in this space but has leading API tools and simple-to-use Web services, making this a winning long-term partnership,” said Amnon Sarig, President of TuneWiki. “Neurotic Media was the clear choice for a partner in rolling out this important component of our monetization strategy.”
“The integrated shopping experience that Neurotic Media and TuneWiki can provide is the best way to properly marry their existing entertainment platform with an easy-to-use shopping environment,” said Shachar Oren, President and CEO of Neurotic Media. “Our back-office services provide TuneWiki with a vast catalog of MP3s through a unified API that has been tested and proven in the marketplace during the past two years by over a dozen clients including retailers, record companies and Fortune 500 consumer brands. Neurotic Media takes care of things like record company reporting, royalty reconciliation and content ingestion services – allowing TuneWiki to stay focused on its core business as a brand. As a tested-and-proven API service, Neurolinq™ API minimizes risk for our clients and reassures them that they are engaging with the right partner for growth – an element that we know was mission-critical for Tunewiki.”
About Neurotic Media:
Neurotic Media is the leading provider of technology-enabled marketing and distribution services for digital media. Neurotic Media’s services afford companies total control over how they commercialize online and mobile downloads of music, videos, ringtones, and other digital media through private-labeled stores and promotional sites. Specifically, Neurotic Media marries download sales with value-added marketing services in order to motivate consumer behavior and increase client’s revenues. Online retailers, consumer brands, agencies, and content owners utilize the company’s data-mining tools, PIN code redemption services, PSMS and e-commerce services, API tools, hosted template CMS tools, and other proven methodologies supported by the Neurotic Media platform to produce measurable consumer responses and yield strong returns on investment. The firm’s proprietary Software-as-a-Service platform offers clients hands-on control over their service, full data transparency, and unique operational scalability. For more, please visit www.neuroticmedia.com.
TuneWiki is the internationally award-winning social music player with the largest legally-licensed lyrics database in the world. TuneWiki is revolutionizing the mobile music experience by combining subtitled lyrics with music and music videos, lyrics translations into over 40 languages, real-time mapping, geographical charting and social networking. TuneWiki’s proprietary technology combines lyrics with the music you play whether from your locally stored library or a streaming internet source. It also allows the TuneWiki community to contribute to and update lyrics and translations. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in the British Virgin Islands and has offices in Los Angeles, California and Bellbrook, Ohio. To learn more, please visit www.tunewiki.com.
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