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Topic # 115161 15-Mar-2013 19:30
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I am helping out my cousin who produces CDs of kids musical activities but currently only has physical CDS to sell. For the record they are very good and she is a global name in early childhood musical education.

I have a question about selling digitally online.

Aside from the promotion and marketing aspects offered by iTunes etc what is the simplest way of offering digital downloads for sale and collecting the money? Are there any websites which enable you to upload your digital products and sell them?

Or is it worth going straight to iTunes, amazon etc?

As a example she is doing a workshop soon where about 40 people will want to buy her CDs and it would be a whole lot easier if they could do it online. Although iTunes would be good as a promotional tool something simpler would serve a purpose in the meantime.




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  Reply # 782464 15-Mar-2013 19:49
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Or Wordpress plugin maybe? Or Are there any digital selling plugins from blog hosting sites which you don't have to pay for hosting?




My EPL football websites: Get the results but hide the score of your team at HidetheScore.net. Compare league positions with wage bills at RealPremierLeague.net.


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  Reply # 782508 15-Mar-2013 21:37
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Check this place out, the prices seem quite reasonable, esp at the £19.99 a year for the premium account.

http://www.songstall.com/fees

Seems very customisable too. They use PayPal to pay the artists, and the artist is free to set prices of songs and/or albums, from $0.48usd to $8 per song.



And no, I'm not affliated with them at all. Just about to ask about nz dollars.

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  Reply # 786433 24-Mar-2013 21:58
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Ok, been in touch with songstall.com they do not, as yet, have plans for other currencies, but with more interest they will consider

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  Reply # 786840 25-Mar-2013 18:47
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You could use something such as Hikashop which has a digital download aspect? it's a shop addon to Joomla CMS





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  Reply # 786885 25-Mar-2013 20:15
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Perhaps BandCamp? They seem pretty popular with smaller bands, and offer a fully customisable interface. Not sure about numbers.
For an example of a custom profile, try this

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