Music Consumer Behavior On The Way To The Age of Access? – Guest Blog

Music Consumer Behavior On The Way To The Age of Access?

By Thomas Schinabeck

I’m recently researching some things about the consume of music in the digital age. The common questions: How? Other than before? More? Paying? et cetera…

For me the most important one: “Did the attitude, the valuation of consumers to recorded music change?”

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Study Offers Insight Into Music Consumer Behavior – Guest Blog

Insight Into Music consumer Behavior

By Glenn Peoples

A new study by the Pew/Internet & American Life Project titled “The Internet and Consumer Choice: Online Americans Use Different Search and Purchase Strategies for Different Goods” (main page, 42-page PDF of study) examines how Americans use the Internet to buy music and search for information. It offers great insight into the importance of pre-Internet mass media like TV and radio as well as traditional word of mouth, and it shows how different age groups have different preferences for formats and pre- and post-purchase behaviors.

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