The curious evolution of TIDAL

The curious evolution of TIDAL

The curious evolution of TIDAL Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 March 2016 Is Tidal shady? My love of music is inescapable. Just last night, I was up late scouring over used Pono music players on Amazon. Sure, I realize this is something I don’t...
Spotify mixtape a fear-based decision

Spotify mixtape a fear-based decision

I’m one of those people who must have his music playing whenever I’m working, driving or lounging around the house. I feel connected with the music I listen to; it makes me feel a bit more lucid and creative. Spotify, Tidal and now Apple Music have all been a part of...
The Apple Music advantage

The Apple Music advantage

Apple will be launching Apple Music at the end of the month, entering an already crowded market with Google Play Music launching an ad-supported free version yesterday as well. You likely remember that, about a year ago, Apple paid $3 billion for Beats in a deal that...
Taylor Swift Apple come to terms

Taylor Swift Apple come to terms

Taylor Swift Apple come to terms Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 22 June 2015 There will be more battles like this one between Taylor Swift and Apple In the charmed (and, let’s be honest, talented) world of Taylor Swift, the young pop/country star scored...
Tidal failure, brand positioning

Tidal failure, brand positioning

Tidal failure, brand positioning Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 22 April 2015 Tidal failure, brand positioning The Tidal failure has become a case study in thinking inside out, failing to understand your customer and even failing to target the right...
Amazon Music, less is more

Amazon Music, less is more

Amazon Music, less is more Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 31 March 2015 Amazon Music sports focus Today’s blog begins with a music search. A few nights ago, I couldn’t fall asleep. As is usual on nights like these, I took refuge in my iPhone, hoping that...