Thursday, February 18

What makes you a fan on Jango?

The big question for the past week on the blog has been...

What makes you a fan on Jango?

So in the spirit of utter transparency we want to lay it out in the simplest of terms here. We have developed this criteria in order to deliver the best value we can to all of our bands and artists, so here goes...

- On the 'Make 'Em Break 'Em' overlay clicking 'Make 'Em' makes you a fan

- On the artist's profile clicking 'I'm A Fan' makes you a fan

- Clicking 'Add To Station' makes you a fan as well as starting a station with an artist

- Clicking the 'Like It' & 'Love It' smileys in the player makes you a fan.

- Visiting a profile through a www.jango.com/music/band+name link, such as the one we provide you in the 'Promote' tab of your dashboard, can make you a fan...If you are logged-in to Jango or have a cookie as a registered Jango listener, following a link does not make you a fan nor does the single act of visiting a profile. If you are not logged-in or not yet a registered user, following the link will make you a fan if you subsequently log in or register (because you now own a station with the artist).

And that's it.

We sincerely hope this makes it as clear as possible. Feel free to keep the conversation going in the comments section of this post. And in the general spirit of good conversation please keep all comments on the Jango Airplay Blog related to the post at hand.

Thanks again,

The Jango Juggler

68 comments:

Gig Pigs said...

Does amyone know the answer?
Do general rotation plays always bring up the "Make'Em or Break'Em" window, or does that happen only with paid plays?
Thanks

Anonymous said...

'Make 'em or break 'em' only pops up on paid plays I think. This seems to be what keeps bands from being able to game their PopScore.

Anonymous said...

"So in the spirit of utter transparency we want to lay it out in the simplest of terms here."

Nice. We'll make it so simple even our stupidist customers can understand it.

How about this?

"We're sorry some of our paying customers have been confused by the recent changes..."

You guys need to hire someone that can communicate.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the "Rush" of new fans earlier this month. My fan count is down though. Can you do the "Rush" thing again?

Anonymous said...

Does the www.Jango/music..... really take you to a specfic bands music--------I haven't seen it happen. It just takes you or listeners to Jango Radio and some guy who has a similar name.

Anonymous said...

Jango Internet Radio doesn't need You struggling new artists, it has Superstars! and Superstars have Jango in their pockets. So, don't kid yourselves, use it "For What It's Worth" "Life Goes On" and" You will do as you are told until the rights to you are sold" FZ

Anonymous said...

To the comment above...ok, give me the millions of struggling artist, have them agree to pay me to rotate their music on a my own site. I think i would be a happy camper$$$.

Anonymous said...

I think most most people fail to realize that Jango is technical not intellectual.

Anonymous said...

THE ONLY REASON I PUT MY GROUP ON JANGO WAS TO GET FANS WORLD WIDE AND ITS WORKING. AS FAR AS THAT POP SCORE LAIM VERY LAIM!! I STOP DEPENDING ON THAT A MONTH AFTER JOINING JANGO. SO TO ALL YOU ARTIST OUT THERE GET THEM FANS WITH A STRONG FAN BASE YOU CANT GO WRONG AFTER ALL ITS ABOUT THE FANS. I STRONGLY AGREE THAT JANGO MUST GET THESE CONCERNS WORKED OUT ASAP BEFORE SOMETHING NEW COMES ALONG LIKE A MORE PUT TOGETHER MUSIC WEBSITE AND JANGO WILL LOSE THEIR ARTIST PLEASE JANGO WORK THIS OUT. AS A FAN OF MUSIC JANGO IS GREAT!! AS AN ARTIST MY POCKETS ARE WEARING THIN.

Chris Fullam said...

The only one I have an issue with being called a "fan" is the "make em" button. I would still like those people to go into a list of people I can contact, but if you put them in a different section or something, that would be useful. Someone that goes out of their way to add my band to their station is a lot more of a "fan" than someone who heard one song, one time, and hit the "make em" button.

Just my opinion.

Anonymous said...

TO THE PERSON TALKING ABOUT STRUGGLING ARTIST U MUST NOT BE A ARTIST TO MAKE SUCH A JACKASS STATMENT. IM AN ARTIST AND I DONT THINK ANY ARTIST ON JANGO WHOULD SAY THAT THEY ARE STRUGGLING WITH THIER ART. ITS CALLED STRIVING TOWARDS A GOAL AND ALL WE WANT IS WHATS FAR SHAKE AND AS AN ARTIST WE GIVE JUST AS MUCH AS A SIGNED ARTIST. AND NOBODY SHOULD HAVE TO BEND OVER AND TAKE IT IN THE ASS UNLESS THEY LKIE BEING TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF SO TO ALL THE ARTIST OUT THERE THERE IS POWER IN NUNBERS. WHAT WE ARTIST NEED TO DO IS COME TOGETHER LET JANGO NO AND UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS OUR PASSION.

Anonymous said...

Valid points but, what should be understood is advertising...All exposure is good exposure. Weather it's someone that pushed the make em button or someone that added your song to their play list. If they pushed the make em button they are potential fans....Make them a fan by communicating. It's all about what you do with your exposure that get's you to the top of the mountain. Communicate with your fans. It's all about advertising your product however you can...Come check me out...
http://www.jango.com/music/TeBoog
I'm also on iTunes...
http://itunes.apple.com/album/gon-all-n/id352150149

Remember advertise, advertise, advertise, We are artists and masters of our crafts. Jango is a great place for exposure for new artists.

Later,
myspace.com/teboog

Advertise! :)

IMA Z said...

Thanks for the communication and update on FAN STATUS Qualifucation. It sounds good with one exception, don't know if you can or are willing to consider changing that one criteria. In your own words:

"If you are not logged-in or not yet a registered user, following the link will make you a fan if you subsequently log in or register (because you now own a station with the artist)". This action does not sound like a proactive move by a listener to become a fna. Personally speaking AS A LISTENER I find it annoying that it creates a staion every time I visit someones site. I then have to go back and DELETE all these AUTO Cretaed Stations.

For example a friend has an ARTIST Page and I like to visit to see how they are doing, fan counts, comments etc. And every time it creates a NEW STation in that Artists Name. THat was not my intent and I imagine many who are visiting a site then LOG IN had no intention of becoming a FAN by that action.

Again I applaud the communication, the other FAN Designations seem workable/marketable, this one in particulr really muddys the water though. Can that be chnaged?

Why is this important to me? Well I lik e to proactively reach out to anyone who has PROACTIVEL indicated an interest in a song of mine they heard and try to build a relationship and cultivate that interest. Accidental FANSHIP is difficult to cultivate because they really did not indicate any interest what so ever.

So if you would consider this tweak it would be greatly appreciated by at least one of your many small time "Artits" (me) who have, maybe just a pipe dream, but a dream none the less. And it would likely also benefit many others who may not even have been aware of the situation.

Thanks for your willingness to communicate and respond t the "Little Guys". There are likely to be some who become successful because of JANGO that may never have seen success without it.

Best to all...ROCK ON ...Rick Rice

IMA Z said...

Oh on elast thing in response to a question above. www.jango.com/music with the artist name broken up by plus signs (see example below) will definitely take you to the Artist.
Here Give It A try and See For Yourself!!

http://www.jango.com/music/ima+z

And while you are there why not check out my most poular song to date RUNAWAY TRAIN and hit the FAN BUTTON if you like it. :) Rick of IMA Z

Anonymous said...

teboog, the "Make Em" button now makes them a Fan. No need to communicate or advertise. They don't even know they're a fan, so why complicate things.
If it's these kind of fans that you want, I've seen a guy on craigslist that will jack your myspace hit counter up 30k for $100.
We can all live the dream....Untill we wake up.

Again, when the listener hits the "Make 'Em" or the "Like" buttons, they don't even know that they became a fan. They simply stated that they liked "one" song.
A Fan is more than that.

Anonymous said...

How would I get my paid plays in 'Make 'Em Break 'Em'? And if it was getting the 'Make 'Em Break 'Em' option, how would you know the statistics? I was listening as a listener last night and first I had seen it.

Kev- said...

How does one become "not a fan"?

I had 48 new "fans" this month yesterday, but only 42 this morning. Personally I don't care how many fans there are ... for that's a silly thing ... but I am interested in what site mechanic might lead to fans "leaving"?

Can fans "deselect" themselves?

Kev- said...

Refreshed the page ...

The fans reappeared, and my popcorn score dropped.

It's kind of cool actually ... having the refresh button makes the site act like a slot machine!

I'm going to keep hitting it until I have zero fans and 100 for a popcorn score!

:^)

Anonymous said...

I tried the refresh button, but no change. I don't have a pop score, so that may be the key to the refresh.
To the guy that said fans are a silly thing, I would have dissagreed with you last month. With the new way of "making" or "tricking" listeners into becoming fans, well, it does seem kinda silly now.

Anonymous said...

One thing i would like to see on jango is that when i get fan emails it would be nice to no what song the fan hit on it never says the song only the name i hate that click click game i get all my fan emails on my blackberry jus sayin that would be nice to add.Now about all this drama on jango im a Artist on jango have been for 3 months my group has 800 + fans and 1100+ likes do i add or subtract Lol HEADACH is what it is but thats the game ya'll! Its a dirty game and money is the root to it all so i spend mine smart give jango a little to push my tracks any song i want anywhere in the world i think that part of this deal with jango is off the hook!! but we also do alot of shows we promote jango after every set every show cuzz we on it! most people i ask never heard of jango in others words we pomo jango to prom us its starting to work a little. So if your setting there wacthing the numbers your crazy and lazy book shows give CDs away free promo yoself the old way stills work.Im thankful for our fans from jango cuzz before jango we was - 800 fans or 1100 fans LOl whatever point is we are up!! jango has some scews loose and hopefully it will get better for us all. N.S.

Anonymous said...

I think Make 'em is OK. They took action that said they liked what they were hearing. I think there are different degrees of "FAN", but a positive response to the music means there is POTENTIAL for them to accept correspondance, listen to additional tunes and possibly become a hardcore FAN.

Anonymous said...

Come on guys 'Fan' is just a word. Are all your 'Friends' on MySpace really your friends, or your 'Followers' on Twitter really your followers...who are you, Jesus ?

A 'Fan' on Jango is someone who says they like your music, which is cool, and now you can drop them a line and maybe get a real e.mail address...and if your music is really good you may see them at a show soon too.

So get off it Bono, er, I mean Jesus, or whoever you and your Fans, Followers are...gotta love literal semantic interpretations !!!

Anonymous said...

There is always someone willing to make a buck off of another’s hard work.

Many musicians have invested huge portions of their lives through countless hours of rehearsing, traveling and gigging, and spent lots of money through the years for instruments, gear and transportation to create their product.
Those who have not done this cannot fully appreciate the struggle of late nights, bar fights, second hand smoke, sleazy drunks with weapons, underpayment, vandalized vehicles, etc.
The “work” required to run a web site pales in comparison to the investments made by any working musician.
I wish Jango or whoever would do the work of marketing independent musicians and earn their salary fee contingent upon their success of selling product, and not by requiring musicians to pay their salaries without recompense.

The musician has already paid.

Anthony Holloway

Anonymous said...

The main issue here seems to be that people want hardcore fans on Jango, and that's fine. But you are gonna start running into the same problems you did on myspace,,it's hard to motivate someone to spread your music if they can't physically see you, your emotion, your enthusiasm for your craft. Having people that like your music online is fine, but you need STREET FANS,,REAL PEOPLE THAT YOU CAN SEE. This is a music WEBSITE. ANYBODY can do it. For all we know the fans are fake,,BUT THAT'S IT WE DON'T KNOW. Hit the streets people and build your fan base at home. Then it really wont matter what your stats look like on Jango. If you feel like you are wasting money, fine, stop paying. My point is you shouldn't be PAYING to get HARDCORE FANS ONLINE, cause that's just not going to happen. Pay for the exposure like we do. Hit the streets for your real fans. Fans you know exist.

WoodENT

Gig Pigs said...

Hey Kev, I had 6 new fans this week. I refreshed the page and now I only have 5. Arrggg!!
You owe me a Fan. (ha)

IMA Z - Rick said...

Jango I was just wondering if you had been able to identify NON FANS that were added during the GLITCH? If so can / will / were they removed from an "Artist's" Airplay Fan List?

Are you still working on A mechanism to SELECT ALL on the Fan list for sending an email. I could do it manually when I had less tha a 100 FANS or so by CUT, PASTE, SEND. But now that there are 400 plus listed as fans, I risk getting carpal tunnel plus my finger tips go numb with all the mouse clicking using that method!!

The Bulletin Idea, while a nice idea, seems to be ineffective. It is impersonal and comes across like a pop up add. Not to even mention there placement on the page makes it highly unlikely it will even get noticed.

The fact is people are more likely to READ AN EMAIL (seems more personal than a bulletin) PLUS it includes a RESPONSE MECHANISM (i.e. REPLY)whereas a BULLETIN does not. I have received a few dozen responses to emails but no response (at least not tangible or measureable) to a BULLETIN.

Thanks for listening!! Rick

Anonymous said...

Maybe jango only gives the ones they think really have something good all the love. if your an artist out there talkin crazy but your music cant back your crys please stop. bottom line your music has to be better then the next man its just the biss you must be in the race im a fan of music post yo info and we will see if you have the right to protest. post it this is ya time to shine get one more fan one more is better then no more. try me! im willing to be a fan only cuzz i love any and all kinds of music it dont matter rap sing whatever put ya skill where ya mouth is WHAT WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

nice one, totally agree, maybe some people need to get back in the rehearsal studio and spend more time with their axe than with a blog...wait, what am I doing...time to practice !!!

IMA Z said...

One last word on emailing the "FAN" list. I don't over email them.

1st email-Thanks for listening on initial entry as a"FAN", with a message I will email as I add new songs so they can listen if they want. (sets expectation)HAVE RECEIVED RESPONSES

Subsequent emails - Added new song, hope you can give it a listen, comments would be welcomed and appreciated. HAVE RECEIVED RESPONSES

Of course also directlty respond to any incoming "FAN" emails.

One IMPORTANT NOTE : I received a response email from a "FAN" quite a while after my email to them. They said: (paraphrased) Sorry I didn't respond sooner, rarely check my emails because I didn't think anyone ever emailed me.

Would it be possible to put an EMAIL Alert on the listener Pages that shows up on the main face of the page when accessed? Right now you have to proactively open the MESSAGES Dropdown to see if there is an asterik next to any of the message options.

IT WOULD BE GREAT IF THE ASTERIK appeared on the OUTSIDE of the MESSAGES DRODOWN to alert that there is a MESSAGE WITHIN the drodpwn (i.e. a shout, an email, friend request etc.)

Just asking :)

Anonymous said...

ether you got it or you dont thats it. You better have fire heat big guns if you want to ride ! hell this is a artiat blog right if not then jango messed up once more artist only artist should be speaking on this. I.O.

Anonymous said...

seems like everyone here is an artist, or label manager or PR or whatever...but involved in the promotion of an artist for sure...big guns blazin' or no.

Anonymous said...

man!! my pop score keeps changing when i change pages when i go from songs to home it changes by 2 points what the hell is going on??????????????

Anonymous said...

To WHAT WHAT. Hey, we all have a right to express our concerns no matter how good "YOU" think our music is. We pay the same amount per play and we expect to be treated no less than you.
If you're so "Big Time" why aren't you posting on Capital Records blog?
When you have a concern, expect to be treated better by us than you treat "your" fellow artist.

Randy said...

"I use this website, but I'm gonna' bitch about how much it sucks in the blog comments."

If your response sounds anything like this, it's probably because your band sucks.

Anonymous said...

Jango is a great source... If someone is not happy with it, it's very simple to withdrawl. We should be thankful... Very pleased, thank you jango...

T. J. Doyle said...

Hello fellow Jango Artists. I have song called Why and it has the line "Why do we judge others, we can't walk in their shoes".

The reason I bring this up is that I feel a lot of mistrust of Jango's motives and judgment related to them. I frankly wouldn't want to have to manage their site. I'm sure it takes more than any of us know to continue to improve upon what they do.

I'm not personally a fan of the Pop Score for instance, because it places us in competition when I don't believe any of us are in competition when it comes to attracting fans. To me, the fan is the reason I do this, and it's good to pick up 40-50 per day.

I think working with genre targeting, and artist targeting is great. I've been able to learn a lot about the audience that responds to my music and use this information in other marketing channels.

It's easier to not let the parietal part of our brains react when we feel frustrated with what's happening here.

Let's all take a deep breath and let Jango do what they do, and keep doing what our fans want us to do. Peace...

James said...

I agree with T.J. Doyle. I am happy to have the option of getting my music played on Jango along with the big bands that I love. IT IS an option to be on Jango or not. It seems like all that I hear about on these blogs is concern about the "pop score" and how Jango ripping everyone off.

I admit that I want my "pop score" to be high but more than that I want people to listen to my songs,people that I don't know, people that are listening to internet radio, people that may want to hear my song again! It's really cool to get new fans every day! Fans that are fans because they like your song not because they want a higher friend count.

JANGO DELIVERS WHAT THEY PROMISED and thats guaranteed airplay. They get people to listen to my music.

Thanks Jango
James
91days

Anonymous said...

With the recent rush of fans that we got from jango last week it seems that jango has control of our fan flow. I only say this cuzz we got a mass ammount of fans in that week. Makes you think!!

Skelley's Dream said...

it is great to have these fans on Jango radio and to get feetback on your music

NOVA said...

Somebody said it best.......Take it for what it is. I just got 11 new email addresses from using Jango Airplay.....for my $30 budget....i may earn nearly $110 bucks from album sales alone. FROM THE COMFORT OF MY LABTOP IN MY ROOM.

Seriously.....Shout out to Jango.....

How's that song go...."You don't know what you've got till it's......." well...you know the rest.

IT'S CULTURE CRAZY,
NOVA

Anonymous said...

I still think the old way is better. Just let the listeners know that they can go to our page and click "I am a fan" if they really like the music. That way we artists know if it's real or not.

If people add our song/s to their station, then send an email to us artists/bands making us aware of it. It's that simple lol!

Why does Jango have to make things so complicated lol? This new way to me just confuses people. Just go back to the old way.

Space City Spaceman said...

Jango, thank you for clarifying the new criteria for what it takes to become a fan and it appears that the bugs from last week have been addressed. As I have said many times, I am a fan of Jango and I hope you are successful. Keep listening and getting better.

Anonymous said...

It seems that we should be entilted to the core information obtained from our paid plays.How many people clicked "make em", how many clicked "break em" and for what song.The pop score means more to Jango than to me. Knowing that the average person listen to the first 15 second of a song before skipping, even if they clicked "make em" is useful imformation.

Anonymous said...

Actually, the bugs from last week have not been addressed.

Kev- said...

Hey Gig -

I think we're swapping fans. My popcorn score changes faster than Superman in a phone booth.

:D

Kev- said...

I could earn money from album sales, but I give my music away for free.

It's all part of my diabolical plan for world domination.

Once I input the secret code onto the internet, all those songs I gave away will begin to hypnotize people into sending money to my Swiss Bank Accoun ... wait ... I changed accounts after I gave it all away ... Damn!!!

Good thing I had plan B ready to roll.

Ahem ... Could somebody please buy my albums? I'd really appreciate it!

:D

YOZA! said...

i just got to say we still in control of what we do so getin new fans is not a bad idea take it from A TRUE ARTIST
CHECK ME OUT
http://www.jango.com/music/MELODIC+reggae+soul+hop+music+

REGGAESOULHOPMUSIC said...

http://www.jango.com/music/MELODIC+reggae+soul+hop+music+

Kenneth H. Williams said...

I only have one thing to say about Jango. So far I like it. Yeah I have to pay for initial spins, but at least I have a platform to have people hear my music. So far I'm getting fans that actually leave comments praising and/or being critical. One of my songs goes to iTunes this week. Just the encouragement I've gotten from people I don't know relating and enjoying what I do and love is great beyond words. If no one listened to my music I'd still write. The fact that Jango has given me a platform to present my music to the world is great and worth the price of admission. Everything in the world cost. Don't kid yourself that it doesn't. If people relate to your music they will let you know and give encouragement, If not they'll let you know that too. Right on Jango!!!!!!

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Burzinski said...

Glad to know the way fans are made...

Suggestion to Jango staff : for each fan we get (we all have a list of them), could we know what they actually did in order to become a fan ?

Anonymous said...

RE BURZINSKI Question Above...It couldn't get any better than that? Can you do that Jango, is it possible or is that asking too much?

I tend to look at "FANS" as "LEADS", since I look at Jango Airplay as a Marketing tool. Anyone who has ever worked in Sales and Marketing knows the Source of the Lead is a critical piece of information. It allows one to track results of outbound marketing efforts, such as emails, based on Lead Source. As the "FAN'/"LEAD" database grows larger one can then target the Lead Types that have proven most successful in the past. When you are doing this primarily as a hobby, working a full time day job to support the hobby, the more efficiently you can use the time devoted to the hobby, the better.

So knowing whter the FAN clicked a smily face, just added a song to a station or proactively CLICKED "I'M A FAN" would be super.

Thanks

IMA Z said...

Did anyone else see a dramatic crash in FAN Numbers over the weekend or is it just that everyone who DOESN'T think my music sucks has already been a listener? The (My) FAN counts are getting to be like the Stock Market!! Up, Down, Up, Down. Don't know what to make of it. Good thing I am just doing this for fun!

Although being the sensitive human being I am, it is no fun getting smacked back down to reality just when it looks like things are getting better!!!

Oh well it's all good clean fun and I choose to play here. I guess the bottom line is I realize this is as good as it gets for me and every 1 FAN or Supportive Comment I get seems to make the BRUTAL PLAYS/LIKES ratio acceptable. lol :)

Thanks for the fantasy JANGO!!

Kev- said...

Just a note FWIW ...

Consider who you chose to mirror as an artist carefully w/ the following in mind:

1) The number of artists, combined w/ their popularity, is the throttle on how paying artists trickle out for plays. Lots of artists w/ lots of popularity = more flood, less trickle.

2) How well you've chosen similar artists is the barometer of the plays/likes ratio. A death metal band choosing Simon and Garfunkle is a really good way to hammer out a really poor ratio.

3) The above ratio is then reflected in part in your popcorn score. It's how bands w/ 50 plays can rise to the top of the popcorn chart. Everyone who listened was 'in tune' with what they were selling.

So ... yes, you may have one song that sounds like this or that band ... but if you really want to study what's what and glean useful information, use the rifle approach versus the shotgun.

Limit both the amount of songs you're spinning at once, AND HAND PICK the other artists FOR THAT ONE SONG. Keep your "control variables" tight.

Then, when you've spun through your carefully chosen song counts ... you'll have some valid data about that song based on narrow factors.

10 songs at once w/ 30 artists will explode you out there quick, but little is learned playing death metal to Iron and Wine fans.

My two ...

Kev-

Anonymous said...

Good tip Kev, going to give it atry and see what happens!!

IMA Z Rick said...

Nows that the FAN Assignment mystery has been "solved". How about the same simplicity and clarity in an explanation of the...yes I am going to say it...POP SCORE?

Not that it effects me much persoanlly. But being one who still can't let go of the old High School Number to Letters Relationship,(i.e. 90 -100 = A, 80-89 = B,...<60=F) my goal would be to se if I could use the information to raise my POP Score higher than an F!! LOL

Rockin Rick Rice said...

www.jango.com/music/rockin+rick+rice

It musta been the band name :)

Check it out, you may be surprised!!

Triple R

Kev- said...

Don't worry about the popcorn score so much, Rick.

The popcorn score leaves out a very important fact: your music means something to the people who like it.

Sure, not everyone will like what you do, but what's really of value are finding those that do.

Like I said above, your popcorn score can be "rigged" somewhat by playing limited amounts of spins to an audience you know is a foregone conclusion relative to liking your music.

Does that give you an accurate "general public" assessment of your work? No, but it does give you a better popcorn score.

So keep the popcorn score in perspective. It's a reflection of certain activity that gives SOME information, but not necessarily incredibly useful information.

btw ... an addendum to my thoughts above ...

One doesn't have to go on a song by song basis, so long at the genre matches closely w/ the artists in the song grouping one is spinning.

For example: I've a few "blues" oriented songs.

I don't need to take each blues song and match them up one by one and spin them w/ associated "blues" artists. I can spin the group of "blues" oriented songs paired w/ similar artists and achieve the same goal.

One need only look at the 'likes' received on the reports to see how each song compared w/in the same genre against each other.

One can then extrapolate the spin to like ratio w/in that certain sub-category to ascertain which work the public is gravitating towards liking more ... and that's your "hit song" ... the one to lead with that's going to net you the most ROI ... so to speak.

Once you know that, you've learned something of value ... regardless of one's popcorn score.

:)

Best,

Kev-

CHRIS WILLIAMS said...

THERE ARE ALOT OF GREAT COMMENTS ON HERE THAT DEEMS GREAT FEEDBACK FOR JANGO AND I HAVE SEEN THAT THEY HAVE WORKED HARD TO GET US CLOSER TO GAINING FANS MORE EFFICIENTLY. I THINK THEY WILL DO MORE. JUST TAKES TIME AND RESOURCES. ONE SUGGESTION FOR ME WOULD BE THAT IF WE ARE IN GENERAL ROTAION, IT SHOULD BE FOR ALL PLAYS AND TO EVERYONE WHO IS OR IS NOT A FAN. THEY SHOULD PLAY US NO MATTER WHAT IN THAT GENRE OF MUSIC.

COME CHECK ME OUT AND BECOME A FAN

http://www.jango.com/music/Chris+Williams?l=0

CHRIS WILLIAMS

Anonymous said...

Anyone else getting error message when they access the Play Stats report today? I had errors all day February 21, could not access it all day long. Since this morning I could access play stats but my new fans and plays from yesterday showed as zero. Now the main Play Stats report is showing an access again. The overall Jango system for artists has report errors on regular basis, or is it just me?

Anonymous said...

I am starting to think Jango is a money-making gimic for Jango. I have been adding 1000 plays per week for the past month, and while I have fans, and the plays get used every week, there doesn't seem to be a real point in paying for plays, as it doesn't seem to create any income for the artist. even if the artist got 2 cents a play, it would be something.

I notice that there aren't any Jango airplay forums...I think the artists might have something to say and share ideas with each other.

Personally, I'm getting tired of not making the popscore...it happened for the first couple of weeks...sort of making it seem like I was getting a bit of popularity, so I should pay to add more plays. Now I am narrowly missing the popscore points each week. Strange.

Any other comments along these lines, would be appreciated. Let me know if there is an Jango artist's forum somewhere as well. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

whats up every body, . this is my first time at jango. i,m just happy that my new track is playing on air. check it out ( top of the world) become a fan& i will show u some luv back. lets go!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

I am a fan of Jango because I have sold songs on ITunes and Cdbaby that were directed from Jango!

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Anonymous said...

I just voted "Make'Em" on an artist in my listener account. Then when I went to that artist's page I was not listed as a fan. I thought perhaps I had voted previously for that artist and didn't remember it so I went through their entire fan list and was not in the list. So, there must be an error in the system because according the the criteria outlined by Jango, I should have been listed as a fan of that artist.

Anonymous said...

I loved jango for a while but lately it just seems to stutter or even stop completely-often while a song is playing. After having that happen too many times I'm done with jango-and no it's not my connection-other sites load fine. I'm looking for another site to listen from-maybe playlist.com?

Anonymous said...

I heard a great independent song on Jango and asked to make or break, when I pressed the button it required me to register and when I did it just continued to play other songs without any trace of my vote. My problem is I don't remember the name of the song or the artist and I do remember it being really amazing. I do remember it was supposedly among the top five few months in 2010. Does anyone know if there is a list of all top independent songs in 2010?

Anonymous said...

Well, I am a registered user and the interface is still unclear. Where is the "I am a Fan" button? I find none no matter how hard I look...
Make 'em or break 'em is a different kettle of fish.