Feature request forms added to the system

LabelEngine Distribution, Help, Updates

We have added a “Feature Request” form to facilitate and simplify the process of submitting your priority releases to participating stores. Please take a moment to read in full and understand how to properly fill it out so you can improve your chances of being accepted based on each store’s criteria. You will find the “Features” option in your Distribution …

IMPORTANT – Changes to Label Engine Subscriptions

DjLazyRich Help, Updates

Starting today we will be implementing a number of changes to the way subscriptions work on Label Engine. The first stage of these changes is: * Setting the price of all subscriptions in US Dollars as opposed to your own currency – you will be charged based on the conversion rate from xe.com at the time of purchase. * Adding …

Important: Announcing Label Engine Connect

LabelEngine Help, News, Updates

We are very excited to announce the introduction of Label Engine Connect (beta), the newest feature that aims to assist in the transparent collaboration between Content Owners (Labels/Artists) and Youtube promoters. (This unique and exciting opportunity is currently in public beta testing available only to our distributed labels/artists and youtube promoters/channels, it is not available for our non-distributed users/subscribers) In …

Introducing the Quick Start Menu

LabelEngine Help, Updates

As you guys may have noticed by now, we recently introduced a “Quick Start Menu” (QSM) in an effort to not only help new users that visit the site for the first time but give our loyal “old” users an alternative option to navigate their accounts. In the QSM you will now find help videos with the basics on Distribution, …

Understanding Sales Estimates

LabelEngine Accounting, Help, Updates

Sales estimates are a great way to study the progress of your music and measure the success of it but why shouldn’t it be used for accounting purposes and why isn’t an actual indicative of income? Every month/quarter we receive several emails regarding this topic and the question is often “why doesn’t my estimates match my final report?”, although we …

Update from the Beatport Team: New Content Delivery Guidelines for Features and Banners consideration 2014

LabelEngine Distribution, Help, Updates

This message is directly copied and pasted from an email sent to all suppliers/direct labels on Beatport, outlining the new features/banners request for consideration guidelines that are now in place. For all of those that keep asking us about it, please read carefully. Keep in mind this is the date WE need to send the information to them, so you …

How “Option B” can generate extra revenue for your label via “We Are EDM” and “We Are Electro”

LabelEngine Articles, Help, Tips, Updates

Late in 2012 we announced the creation of our in-house label “We Are Electro” (original post here), the idea behind the label was to release compilations of 20 Electro tracks to help cross promote artists and generate extra revenue for the labels that decided to opt-in. As other genres grow in popularity we felt it was necessary to also expand …

Genre Options Updates

DjLazyRich Distribution, General, Help, Tips, Uncategorized, Updates

We’ve added some advanced options for those of you that want more control over the genre each track is shown in. This is relevant both for our Distribution customers and users of our Promo system. We have split the genre into three fields as follows: Beatport Genre – This is the genre that the track will appear in for EDM …

Distribution overview

LabelEngine Distribution

In label engine the distribution section helps you to: create releases, add new tracks, manage vendors, check sales estimates, and much more. When you first click on the distribution link label engine will show you a list of all your releases and their release dates. From this panel you will be able to check the status of the release, remove …

Adding tracks / editing tracks

LabelEngine Distribution

Once you have set up a release and you are ready to upload tracks from the ‘Edit Release’ page, scroll to the bottom of the ‘Add Tracks’ section and enter in each of the tracks to be included on the release. You can add additional tracks afterwards, but if you need to include more than five then select upload via …