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LicenseQuote activity report

This report is of interest to our publishing clients plus any interested music supervisors and licensing buyers. It provides an overview of the current LicenseQuote site activity and trends along with some related commentary.

Primary content providers

Number of active publishers – 239 (includes Free plan members)
Accounts with storage plans – 54% (LQ integrated storage)
Accounts using own storage – 46% (Link to external files)


Total Number of brands – 1,003 (artists, composers, catalogs, etc.)
Average number of brands per store – 4.19

Tracks and genres

Total Number of tracks – 26,063 (August 12, 2013)
Average number of songs/tracks per store – 109
Avgerage number of primary genres – 5.5 (per store)

Registered buyers

Total number of buyers – 2,335
Total pre-registered SSO buyers – 2,024 (87% Single Sign-On)
Total non-SSO buyers – 311 (13%)
Average number of buyers per store – 20 (over 1 year service)

Licensing inquiries

Total number of inquiries – 5,186
Average number of inquiries per store – 22

Licensing sales averages

Average number of sold licenses per store – 14.07
Average price of sold license – $103.87
Average revenue of sold licenses per store – $1,461.45

Analysis and comments

The stats from this report are a combination of averages and running totals over the last 3 years since we developed the global stats report to monitor the LicenseQuote site activity and related trends. The report lets us post updates as needed, with an emphasis on recent global license activity trends.

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