EMusic.com Reviews

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    The underdog!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at EMusic.com full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great concept...started out as an independent label focused music subscription service before Amazon and Spotify where on the scene.

    Cons

    The product was independently-minded, while the sales process was a direct marketing focused bait and switch that left many customers discovering cumulative monthly payments from a free trial they never cancelled. As you may imagine, this created a culture clash between employees "in it for the music" and those with MBAs.

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Website www.emusic.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

eMusic.com previously wanted the whole world in its hands. Now it's focusing on the corner market. eMusic is one of the oldest digital music subscription services in operation, allowing consumers to download music legally. However, after business suffered as customers turned to newer services from Apple and RealNetworks, eMusic repositioned itself as "the Internet's corner music store", providing music from independent labels, as well as editorial content and social networking services geared toward music lovers. Former chairman Bob Kohn and ex-CEO Gene Hoffman founded... More

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