The cover story for this week’s Billboard Magazine is The 10 Top Music Startups of 2011, and Headliner.fm is very happy to be ranked #4 on the list by the industry bible’s editors.
In the write up, Anthony Bruno and Glenn Peoples cite how Headliner.fm was able to identify and solve a challenge facing many independent musicians: marketing. Speaking with Mike More, they highlight Headliner’s ability to apply the new social web to the old opening act model using its unique recommendation platform. It also points to Headliner’s member base tripling in growth as proof of how Headliner successfully uses the social web’s open graph to help artists of all kinds reach new audiences with targeted, organic messages.
But, don’t take it from us. Click the article to enlarge it and read for yourself. There are a lot of exciting developments in the works at Headliner. Although we came in at #4 this time, you better believe we’ve got our eyes on the #1 spot. Thanks again to every Headliner.fm member and all the connected fans that have supported the product and make our collective success possible.