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YouTube Now Allows Merch, Download & Ticket Sales

No Comments 17 October 2011

YouTube Now Allows Merch, Download & Ticket Sales

We already know that YouTube is seeing 3 billion videos viewed per day day, but now the online video giant is now seeing a whopping 800 million people per month visiting the site, Google revealed in its third-quarter earnings report last week. And today, YouTube is also announcing the ability to sell merchandise, tickets and more via the site.

Through a feature called the Merch Store, YouTube partners will be able to sell artist merchandise, digital downloads, concert tickets and other experiences to fans and visitors. YouTube has partnered with a number of companies to launch these stores. Topspin is helping power merchandise sales, concert tickets and experiences; SongKick will help sell tickets for concerts; and iTunes and Amazon will power transactions for music downloads.

Read More: http://techcrunch.com/2011/10/16/youtube-now-allows-music-partners-to-sell-merchandise-digital-downloads-and-event-tickets/

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