Check out the video on the left for a brief overview of Topspin, then read below if you’d like the full skinny!
Mediavandals is powered by Topspin, the future of digital artist services. Topspin is the most complete technology platform for effectively creating an independent media channel and generating demand. Mediavandals has a Topspin Ninja on hand and exclusively utilizes the Topspin platform as our tool of choice.
Topspin technology provides us with the tools to view sales by channels, see fans, followers, blog posts, comments and plays across the Internet, identify and target fans, review detailed campaign and asset-specific reports, integrate with Google Analytics E-commerce reporting and so much more. Instead of guessing what your fans are up to, we can tell you.
Ok, so what is Topspin?
Topspin is professional-grade software for artists and their managers. It is the most complete technology platform for creating your own retail channel, effectively promoting your music and connecting directly with your fans.
Don’t Let Great Art Go Undiscovered.
You’ve put blood, sweat, and tears into your creative work. Now its time to bring it to the world. Topspin provides a comprehensive tool kit to help you promote your art, connect with fans, and build a business.
With Topspin, you can:
Spread your content anywhere
Topspin media players stream high-quality audio and video, and can be played & shared anywhere – from websites and blogs to Facebook feeds and mobile phones.
Increase your fan connections
Connect with fans via email, Facebook, or Twitter in exchange for free downloads. Analyze fan data and send targeted email blasts.
Earn more money
Customize a pro-grade store with a few clicks, and distribute your offers across the web. Sell digital and physical media, merch, tickets, fan club memberships, or anything else you can dream up. Topspin’s built-in fulfillment can ship your orders around the world.
Topspin gives you the power to turn art into business and fans into customers.
Thousands of artists from buzz bands to former Beatles have run successful campaigns with Topspin.
Topspin gives you the tools to build & customize your own professional-grade store, offer a wide variety of products and spread your offers across the Web.
Integrate your store with your existing website, or use our Store Builder to create one from scratch. Customize it to your heart’s content. Offer hi-def digital audio & video downloads, add practically any products you can dream up, and even sell tickets directly to fans. Create deluxe packages and bundle your items in unlimited combinations. Your store can even live inside blogs, mobile apps, Facebook pages, and music discovery services.
Wanna launch your next album with exclusive merchandise, backstage passes, and an instant-download for pre-orders? Piece of cake. Got fans in faraway lands? Our simple, secure shopping cart accepts all major credit cards & international currencies, and our integrated fulfillment service can ship your products worldwide.
The average transaction value in Topspin stores is $22. That beats a 99-cent download any day.
Millions of dollars flow through Topspin-powered stores each month.
Whether you’re playing cozy clubs or mega-stadiums, Topspin offers a full-scale solution that lets you sell tickets directly to your fans. Bundle your tickets with audio and video downloads, merchandise, or anything else in your store. Offer VIP ticket packages, meet-and-greets, and backstage access. Sell your tickets for a flat retail price, and save your customers from extra fees and charges. You can even scan tickets at the door with our free iPhone App.
With Topspin, the power to ticket your own shows is in your hands.
Artists from The Pixies to Eminem have used Topspin to sell tickets to shows across the globe.
Wanna run a special ticket pre-sale just for your biggest fans? Wish you could launch a fan club where members get exclusive downloads? Ever thought of selling subscriptions to your musical output?
Do all this and more with our Membership product, which lets you sell (or give away) access to “restricted” content and products. Whether its a members-only video or an MP3-of-the-month club, Topspin puts you in control. Its flexible, powerful, and easy to use. Create multiple access levels, set recurring billing, and bundle Memberships with any other product in your store. Memberships are easy for fans, too: they gain access by logging in with pre-existing accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Google, or Yahoo! (cuz who needs to remember one more username and password?).
Topspin’s Membership products offer unlimited potential.
Artists like Linkin Park and Jim Noir have already discovered how our Membership products can make a powerful and profitable addition to their direct-to-fan offering.
Topspin gives you an arsenal of customizable widgets to promote your art, share your media, grow your audience, and connect with fans.
Create slick streaming-media players and share them on websites, Facebook feeds, and mobile browsers. Build your fan base by offering free downloads in exchange for email addresses or Tweets, Likes, or Shares. Our full-featured email marketing platform lets you target fans based on location, demographics, social media power and purchase history. Topspin’s suite of promotional tools extends your reach far beyond your website — it lets you promote your art on a global scale.
Topspin’s widgets make it easy to promote your art and connect with fans.
Artists like The Decemberists and Cee Lo Green have used Topspin’s tools to promote their music & engage fans.
Information is the key to making smarter decisions and optimizing your business. Topspin integrates all the data on your fans, stores, and widgets to help evaluate your campaigns, analyze your audience, and market your products more effectively. Our system also integrates with Google Analytics, so you can tap into a deep well of data.
See which items in your stores get the most views, clicks, and conversions, and which email blasts get delivered, opened, and clicked. Graph widget performance to spot trends in sales, streams, and shares. Get a breakdown of your audience’s age, location, gender, interests, social-media influence, and other demographic traits, and send targeted emails to groups of fans. Download detailed sales reports to keep a close eye on your bottom line.
Topspin integrates all your data to help you work smarter.
Across our entire platform, Topspin provides you with deep, insightful data about your business and your fans. Ready to see for yourself?