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The YGS platform is a service that spans the void between Artiste promotion/music sales, and real-world social and consumer demographics. Locally and Internationally.

The below infographic illustrates the fundamentals that contribute to Artiste development & music distribution on YGS, integrated with real-time users,localised events, businesses and consumers.  The YGS engine perpetuates social impact on a local and international level, giving the artiste the tools to be productive, interacting with audience and businesses in real-time.

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Specific chain reactions on the YGS platform are initiated by Artistes, Businesses and Users. The fundamental flow of activity spirals outward from localised and categorised artiste content, which triggers User notification, Preview, preview share, Like, comment, chat with artiste, purchase and download.  Subscribed Businesses on the platform injects promotions and location into the dynamic, engaging with the local artiste and consumer.

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Platform Social Responsibility

There are many factors that contribute to an artistes productivity.  The YGS platform encourages increased performance and work rate amongst their peers, would be artistes learn and understand how they can assume closer control and management of their productivity. YGS encourages users to sell advertising space in designated areas, increase digital downloads and generate  sponsorship deals by way of connecting with their local business and user communities within YGS.

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Local consumer demographics

Businesses understand the need to promote to local consumer demographic.  The YGS platform encourages businesses to cut down print design and copy deadlines, by keeping their promotions alive, current, with a low carbon footprint and real-time promotions, businesses can attract platform users and artistes at the same time as proactively penetrating their marketplace.  For less than the cost of traditional print advertising/marketing.

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Mind the gap!

Within our sector of entertainment, specifically musicians, artistes and those that support the industry, there exists a dominance of new music being uploaded to the internet daily, harbouring unheard music and undiscovered artistes.

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The majority of new tracks don’t get played or downloaded, the follows, likes and chats seem to miss an end point, among this confusion the artistes are distanced from their fans, audience and consumers.

Self-Drive

YGS equips artistes with the tools to do it themselves, with no reliance on costly, contractual, time consuming services/resources, that takes precious time away from being productive producing, playing and publishing music.

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No complex deductions, commissions or fees, direct immediate payments

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Measurable Artiste productivity

It’s not just about more impressions or growth. YGS is a service designed as a tool.  From the ground up, YGS enables artistes to actively measure their productivity. All activity on YGS  goes to a clearly defined end-point driving music sales and loyalty towards the artiste.  Artistes can be proactive towards their brand marketing, promotion and sales,on a number of levels. YGS is the artistes ally, mentor, communicator, vendor, advisor, promoter and more.

Defined end-points, impressions and conversions

The diversity of entry points onto the YGS platform is funnelled into a categorised and intuitive Distribution, Marketing, Sales, Advertising/Sponsorship, Event management and Fans/Public relations must-have-tool for any artiste wanting to prove themselves in the global audio arena.  It seems to be getting harder for the new artiste to prove themselves their audience,  as they find themselves dragged deeper into social networking more than getting airplay/Sales.

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You can choose from the following User Account types that best matches your activity

Artist account  For Musicians, Singers, Performers etc;

Commercial account For Businesses and Professionals within entertainment.

User account  for the General User

Your information is encrypted & for use within the YGS platform.  It is not shared or distributed in any form.
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After downloading the YGS Platform, you can then add/edit the following:

Full Name, Email Address, Password, Display Name, Type of User

Your information is encrypted & for use within the YGS platform.  It is not shared or distributed in any form.
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Once registration is complete, you shall be redirected to the YGS Explore page, giving you easy, direct access to localised and categorised individuals and resources within entertainment.

Recording Artistes, Music producers, Dj’s, Models, Dancers, Fine Artists, Photographers, Videographers, Managers, Promoters, Entertainment Agencies, Studios, Users, Commercial (Bars, Clubs, Restaurants, Shopping and more…)

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This is where you add your Full Name, Gender and Date of Birth.

The email address shown will be the same email address you signed up with* (This cannot be edited).

Your information is encrypted & for use within the YGS platform.  It is not shared or distributed in any form.
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A: This is where you add/Edit your Display Name

B: Category (Whether you a Recording Artiste or Music producer , etc.

C: Genre (Select whether you are Alternative, Blues, Indie, Hip-Hop, etc)

D: Add/Edit your PayPal Account details (This is important! It’s how you receive you money when someone purchases Digital Media from you).

E:Geo-location On/Off (Our advise is to select Geo-Location ‘ON’, you are more visible to other YGS Users.

F: Add your Profile Avatar Image, take a photo or upload from your device, images can also be edited with  the in-app image editor, cropped, resized, effects etc.

G: Profile page Landscape Image, which can also be edited with  the in-app image editor, cropped, resized, effects etc.

H: Profile Promotional Video, which also appears on your Public Profile view, looks great, again, record/upload from your device.

Upload Videos to your Gallery by clicking the plus sign (+) top right hand corner to add videos from your device gallery or by using your device camera to capture a new video.

Upload Photos to your Gallery by clicking the plus sign (+) top right hand corner to add photos from your device gallery or by using your device camera to capture a new image/photo, which can also be edited with  the in-app image editor, cropped, resized, effects etc. Like in the sequence shown below.

Create free or paid Audio, Video or Image products for your public store, which appears in you public Profile View.

A: Create products  by clicking the plus sign (+) top right hand corner.

B: Select whether it is an Audio, Video or Image product.

C: Enter a Name/Title for the product.

D: Enter a Description for the product.

E: If the Product id not FREE add a Value/Price.

F: Upload the product (Audio,Video or Image).

G: Upload a Cover Image for the product, which can also be edited with  the in-app image editor, cropped, resized, effects etc.

H: Click the ‘Create’ button.  and you are done creating your product, which shall appear immediately in you Store.

This is where you can add an event,select the plus sign (+). top right hand corner of the screen

A: Add an Event Title

B: a description of the event

C: Start date of the Event

D: End date for the Event.

E: Upload an event image, which can also be edited with  the in-app image editor, cropped, resized, effects etc.  Once an event has been created, it will appear in your public profile view.

This is where you would register your Physical Business Address on the YGS platform.  Once on the YGS map this address is used to determine your distance and position in relation to other Users on the platform.

Paid Business subscriptions are made visible on the YGS Local Ads-Wall, where users within a 25 km radius of the Physical Business address can see their promotions and offers.

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When someone affiliates themselves with you) on YGS they generate an affiliate request message. This message is received by you. You then have the option to accept the request at which point all the products that are in your store become available for sale in the Affiliates store. All download proceeds from the sale of your products go to you the content provider.

Users from different categories can affiliate with each other and help to push one another’s products without their being a conflict of interest. Options for those who wish to be affiliated with another YGS user or vice-versa.

The Left column display will show you who are affiliated with you sand selling your products.

The Right column display will show you  who you are affiliated with, whose products you are promoting in your store.

To affiliating with another User, you would do this by first sending a request.

  • A: Send an affiliate request by clicking the Menu Button just below the Users Name and Icon.  This will open up a sub-menu, where you can the select ‘Affiliate’.  This will then send a request to the User, that you wish to Affiliate with them.
  • B: If the User with whom you wish to be Affiliated accepts the request, The products that appear in their Store, will automatically be available in your store, you are extending your store at the same time as offering further distribution for the person you are affiliated with.
  • A: You would have received a request that another User wishes to Affiliate with you.
  • B: If you accept the Affiliation request, the products that appear in your Store, will automatically be available in their store, you are extending your distribution at the same time as offering more products/traffic for the person you are affiliated with.