WHAT IS EARBITS?
Earbits is commercial-free online radio designed to give bands and labels a highly effective marketing platform for finding a new audience and turning listeners into fans and customers.
With Earbits, listeners can connect and listen to bands across a variety of genres with personal recommendations for channels based on their Facebook preferences. There are no skipping restrictions, no interruptions, no fees, and users can even recommend songs to friends using a number of innovative Facebook and Twitter tools.
For bands and musicians, Earbits is the perfect marketing platform to gain new fans. It is free to submit your music for consideration and all musicians who are approved have a chance to reach thousands of new listeners and turn those listeners into fans and customers. All approved bands get a full profile with photos, bio, links to social profiles, and links to iTunes, Amazon and any other preferred music seller. The “Like” button on Earbits band profiles actually corresponds to bands’ official fan pages, helping them capture real value from the Earbits audience.
Earbits also sells airtime packages for bands looking to generate more fans and potential customers. Packages come with a guaranteed number of “spins”, which means the listener listened for at least 30 seconds. Additionally, paying bands get to customize a slide-out advertisement above the fold that includes a promotion of their choice, and the ability to join their official mailing list. The average click-thru-rate of this ad is 1.8%, about 10 times higher than the industry average.