Posted by MediaNet Public Relations | June 16, 2010 9:15 am | No Comments
MediaNet’s MN Open Platform Goes Live Today
New York, NY – June 16, 2010 – MediaNet, the leading provider of digital entertainment content, opens today in the United Kingdom and Canada the advanced MN Open platform which provides an API and a suite of easy to install Web Components for the digital delivery of music and eBook premium content. Customers can learn more about these products and sign up today at www.mndigital.com.
Alan McGlade, CEO of MediaNet, stated: “Today’s international launch takes the long wait times, lengthy contracts and technical hassles out of offering premium content. Consumers are technically savvy and predisposed to consuming digital entertainment content. Web publishers, application developers and online retailers can now deliver their end users a customized, deep catalog of eBooks and digital music with ease and a quick time to market.”
MediaNet offers a broad catalog of eBooks including the most popular titles available through major physical and online book sellers. Offered in the popular Adobe ePub and PDF formats, they are compatible with a wide variety of devices including PC, Mac, Sony Reader, and many others. MediaNet’s API provides complete control over the user experience, functionality, e-commerce and content catalog. Online retailers can rapidly implement more advanced browsing, discovery, and purchase options under their own brand. MediaNet will make available its popular suite of Web Components for the eBooks offering in the next month. To aid adoption and ease, a versatile and intelligent download manager simplifies the acquisition and management of eBooks for end users. MediaNet’s eBook customers will have access to a sophisticated real-time reporting portal to monitor sales activity.
MediaNet’s digital music offering consists of a robust API and a suite of Web Components. With the MN Open API, customers have complete control over the user experience, functionality, e-commerce and an 8 million-plus song and music video catalog with all services delivered under their brand. MediaNet’s Web Components for digital music are easy to install and incorporate into a website with no coding required. Customers copy and paste the code snippets anywhere on their page with their branding front and center. Available in three main categories: contextual matching; commerce and discovery.
James Healy, Manager, Universal Music UK, commented: “We are constantly seeking ways to expand the reach of Universal’s catalog. MediaNet have a proven record for the digital distribution of music. We are pleased to be in partnership with them with their new MN Open offering making it easier for any company to have a simple and classy digital music solution and for consumers to discover and buy their favorite songs where they spend their time online.”
Customers can now sign up for the MN Open Web Components and API for free at www.mndigital.com, and have a premium content offering with fully customizable features up and running in no time. MediaNet operates a high volume media distribution network delivering premium content in the US for application and web developers of all sizes from niche bloggers to global brands.
McGlade added: “MediaNet has taken the delivery of premium digital content to the next level. With our auto sign up and no upfront costs we allow customers to find an easy, self serve solution. The fast track process we’ve integrated allows for customers big and small to add eBooks and digital music to their website further expanding the marketplace and increasing consumer acceptance.”
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MediaNet is the leading provider of premium digital media content. MN Open, MediaNet’s advanced technology platform, offers an API and easy to use Web Components that deliver a set of powerful music and eBook content products. MediaNet currently powers more than 100 customers of all sizes from niche bloggers to global brands allowing them to integrate digital entertainment content into their website or application quickly and easily to engage users and generate revenues.
MediaNet (www.mndigital.com) a digital music pioneer founded in 2001, is privately-held and headquartered in New York with offices in Seattle and London.
Posted by MediaNet Public Relations | June 10, 2010 8:50 am | No Comments
Wednesday June 9, 2010 | digitalmusicnews.com
– By Paul Resnikoff –
Just last week, MediaNet Digital unveiled its Media Selector, an easily embeddable and customizable store geared towards independent artists. But what if the artist’s music was missing? Now, a partnership with Tunecore adds the critical content component.
MediaNet is currently focusing its model on decentralized content distribution, and smartly leveraging its major label partnerships to a range of … (read more)
Posted by MediaNet Public Relations | June 3, 2010 8:49 am | No Comments
Thursday June 3, 2010 | digitalmusicnews.com
By Paul Resnikoff
MediaNet Digital is now elbowing into the crowded direct-to-fan space, and also inviting bloggers to join the fun. On Wednesday, the company unveiled ‘Media Selector,’ a tool that allows artists and bloggers to embed playlists and sell content directly to fans. (read more)
Posted by MediaNet Public Relations | June 1, 2010 9:00 am | No Comments »
NEW YORK, NY – June 2, 2010 – MediaNet, the leading digital entertainment content provider, announced today an all new tool for artists and bloggers to package and sell digital music to their fans. The “Media Selector” web component from MediaNet allows artists and web publishers to create a custom list of songs under their own brand that will dynamically appear anywhere on their web page or application.
Media Selector is an easy to use tool to offer digital music for purchase on your site or application. The features include:
• Drag and drop up to 100 songs or albums from an 8 million plus catalog of music
• Customize the list by giving it a title and description, such as “Cochella’s Top Acts”
• List creation allows you to focus on timely and relevant topics delivering a unique new way to promote an artist’s work
• Incorporate your branding
• Songs and albums link to artist biographies and discographies
• All music can be played on the iPod, as well as all other popular devices
• Publish it anywhere on your website or application
• Start selling music within minutes of you selecting it
• MediaNet handles all of the commerce via credit card or PayPal, licensing, reporting and technical intricacies
• All customers have access to MediaNet’s proprietary reporting portal
Alan McGlade, CEO of MediaNet, commented: “Artists have been asking for a tool where they can sell music to their fans without the technology and commerce hassles. Media Selector does just that allowing for an artist to create a customized list of songs, brand it and offer it to their fans as an additional source of revenue. MediaNet handles the technical, licensing and commerce aspects while artists can be creative with Media Selector delivering additional ways to engage their fans.”
Media Selector is available at www.mndigital.com and there are no upfront fees to license this product.
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