SOURCE: nimbit


October 15, 2010 14:30 ET

Nimbit Now Provides iTunes Ping Artist Profiles

Industry's Leading Direct-to-Fan Platform Expanded to Offer Artist Representation on Apple's New Social Network for Music

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2010) -  Nimbit Inc. (, the industry's premier direct-to-fan platform for today's music business, today started providing Ping artist profiles. This new feature comes in response to a surge of interest by Nimbit artists for representation on Apple's new social network for music that has been added to iTunes 10.

"At Nimbit, our mission is to lead the industry in providing artists with the best ways to connect with fans," said Bob Cramer, Nimbit CEO. "Apple's Ping is proving to be an important discovery vehicle for music fans, so it was imperative that we provided representation for Nimbit artists as soon as possible. We have worked closely with Apple on the Ping submission process, and I am pleased to announce that as of today, Nimbit artists can now apply for their Ping profiles directly from the Nimbit Dashboard."

Benefits of a Ping Artist Profile:

  • Fans can follow their favorite artists
  • Artists can keep fans engaged through status updates, photo, and video posts
  • Artists can also introduce fans to new music by making recommendations
  • Fans can also discover new music by following their friends

How to receive a Ping Artist Profile through Nimbit:
Nimbit artists with iTunes distribution can apply for a Ping Artist profile today. Nimbit provides free iTunes distribution to all nimbitIndie and nimbitPro accounts. To start the process, Nimbit artists simply need to click the Ping button in the Nimbit Dashboard and fill out a brief form. Ping Artist profiles and iTunes distribution are just one of the many features offered through the Nimbit direct-to fan platform, new customers can get more information and sign up by visiting

About Nimbit
Nimbit is the premier direct-to-fan platform for today's music business. Nimbit provides the easiest solution for self-managed artists, managers, and emerging labels to take your music direct to the fans that love you, and to give fans more ways to support your career.

Nimbit, nimbitIndie, nimbitPro, and Instant Band Site are trademarks of Nimbit, Inc. Apple, iTunes, and iTunes Ping are trademarks or registered Trademarks of Apple Inc. Other trademarks mentioned are held by their respective owners.

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