iTunes Turns 10! We're Bringing Back Ringtone Credits to Celebrate.

April 29, 2013

iTunes hit the big 1-0 yesterday, and we want to celebrate.  TuneCore distributed its first album to iTunes back in 2006 (oh, how young we were!), One More Road for the Hit by Frank Black and The Catholics.   Since then, we’ve distributed over 2.6 million releases to iTunes.

Though iTunes started by selling singles and albums, they later added ringtones to the mix…

Get Your Ringtones on the iPhone through TuneCore

In celebration of iTunes’ 10th birthday,  we’re bringing back our ringtone credit multi-packs with special discount pricing for a limited time.  Ringtones are a great way to get your music heard by more listeners and grow your fan base.

Check out the special pricing:

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Ringtones released through TuneCore are available on the iTunes store on the iPhone.  They recently added 92 new territories for selling ringtones so now your fans around the world will be able to listen to your music when their friends call.

Stock up on discounted credits now that you can use whenever you’re ready to distribute your ringtones.  We’re offering credit packs of 5, 10, and 20, all at a special price.

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In other iTunes news…

iTunes Daily Trend Reports

Did you hear about our new, enhanced iTunes daily trend reports? Now you can see how your music’s selling, just 24-48 hours after your release went live in iTunes.  The web-based reports are updated daily, so you can keep a close eye on how your marketing efforts and tours affect your sales. PLUS these new reports now include ringtone trend data, just another reason why you should take advantage of our ringtone credit discount going on now.

Learn more about iTunes Daily Trend Reports

Get Featured in iTunes

Another thing we love about iTunes is the opportunity for TuneCore Artists to get featured in the store. ALL artists are eligible, and over the years we’ve figured out what gives releases a better shot at being selected.  We put together our top 7 tips to get your music featured on iTunes.

Here’s one: Setting your album at a low price can increase your chances of getting featured in the store.

Want more tips? Ready to submit for your own feature? Click here.

Let the World Hear Your Music

If you haven’t distributed your music to iTunes yet, now’s a good time—they’ve added new countries, bringing the total to 140. If you distributed to iTunes before these new territories were available, click here to upgrade to iTunes Worldwide.

With all of the iTunes features and opportunities for TuneCore Artists, we can’t wait to see what happens in the next 10 years.

So happy 10th anniversary, iTunes!  Thanks for all the music.