June 2015

Facebook Video – Why Did The GRD Fail – What Is Code

By | June 16th, 2015|Software|

Howdy! Incredible amounts of work are taking place right now in the Exploration spider hole.  [Reader scratches head...spider hole?]  The spider hole is what us engineers like to call our happy place, where ambient electronic music softly emanates from comfy headphones, good coffee is plentiful, and being disturbed is absolutely forbidden...the spider hole is where [...]

February 2015

Exploration Year in Review – 2014

By | February 18th, 2015|Exploration|

This email is the Exploration Year In Review - 2014 This review serves to explain how the year went, what statistics for the business look like, and what we tried that went well and went poorly.  Its partially for our own planning purposes (which I think is a really good idea, even if you only [...]

2014 YouTube Statistics

By | February 15th, 2015|Exploration, YouTube|

It's pretty incredible to think that YouTube is not even 10 years old, the very first video ever published to the platform taking place on April 23th, 2005. YouTube is growing. Fast. It's not just growing to be really big, its growing at a faster and faster rate. Check out the latest statistics published on the [...]

December 2014

Happy Holidays

By | December 24th, 2014|Exploration|

As the normal day to day slows a bit, we have an opportunity to reflect on the year.  The spirit of the season remind us to have gratitude--for employees, clients, and partners; and also for our competitors, challenges, and the hurdles we've met along the way.  All of this helps to shape us and provide future [...]

Streaming – Some Could Be Viewing It All Wrong

By | December 11th, 2014|Interview|

Where did the year go?  So much of our landscape is changing, coupled with so much excitement in the day to day, that the year has flown by!  My sister, with a 3 and 1 year old likes to remind me - the days are long, but the years are short! Swiftgate and the Future of [...]

Investing in Music Global Report + YouTube Music Key Tutorial + Holiday Parties

By | December 2nd, 2014|Event, Exploration, YouTube|

I might need to hit the gym after all of the food and laying around that went on over the last few days, but it was wonderful to visit with family and old friends for Thanksgiving.  I hope your holidays were wonderful, too! Investing in Music Global Report The IFPI, in association with WIN, has [...]

November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving + Office Closure

By | November 26th, 2014|Exploration|

From the entire team at Exploration, Happy Thanksgiving! We are ever grateful to have you in our lives and business.  May you get plenty of rest, too much food, and time in the company of those you care about. In observance of the holiday, our offices will be closed on Thursday (11/26) and Friday (11/27). Stay close.

YouTube Music Key – LAUCHED

By | November 12th, 2014|Event, Panel, YouTube|

We try our best to stay on the very edge of what affects the music business.  Today marks an announcement that has been years in the making and we are proud to be a part of it. BREAKING NEWS YouTube launched its streaming service, Music Key, this morning. YouTube Official Site Billboard Coverage Rolling Stone Coverage New [...]

YouTube Streaming Service – hacker / am – Hunnypot – AIMP Member Showcase

By | November 4th, 2014|Event, SoundCloud, YouTube|

Happy Halloween!  We sure hope you're holiday weekend was fun and safe.  I shared a laugh with a fellow walking into the coffee shop just yesterday that exclaimed how much fun it was to dress up as a pirate...he was easily in his 70's.  I was Max from Where the Wild Things Are, again.  What did [...]

October 2014

Partner Development Program + Request For Feedback

By | October 14th, 2014|YouTube|

I hope everything is getting on alright for you and the gang.  One thing I can report for sure: I'm finer than frog hair that its cooled off a bit!  Whew, what a summer! Exploration has been chosen to participate with YouTube in their Partner Development Program.  We were chosen based upon our growth and viewership metrics. [...]