Fair play for music

A sustainable music ecosystem/community with an ethical, equitable, payment model.

Artists - get promoted, connect with a fan army, earn and much more...
Industry/Promoters - support artists, promote great music, earn and much more...
Listeners/Fans – discover great music, support a better way for artists and much more...

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Who is Go To Hear for?

It’s for Artists

Go To Hear offers artists and musicians an alternative to the ‘pay per play’
streaming model. It:

  • provides an easy way to connect directly with your fans
  • provides an easy way to monetise your fan base
  • provides a sophisticated and generous affiliate rewards programme
  • offers the ability to earn from sales and other revenue streams
  • delivers innovative new ways to promote and sell your music
  • pays the best rewards of any platform currently available

Are you an artist?

It’s also for Fans/Listeners

Go To Hear offers fans and listeners an exceptional music platform to connect with artists and listen to great new music with no annoying instream ads. It:

  • provides resources to review musicians, tracks and gigs
  • provides tools to create playlists to promote and share
  • provides tools to blog and promote your favourite tracks
  • provides tools to become a promoter
  • provides a fanzine portal to get close to artists
  • provides affiliate rewards for platform sign-ups

Are you a fan?

And for Promoters

Go To Hear offers promoters a wide range of tools and help with promoting to make it easier to earn. It:

  • provides an easy way to connect with both artists and fans
  • provides tools to help monetise your promotional skills
  • provides help to increase a fan base and reach a wider audience
  • provides an easy to use ‘intelligent system’ for music promotion
  • provides artists with access to your profile to contract your promotional services
  • provides generous affiliate rewards

Are you a promoter?

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Help/FAQ

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FAQ/Knowledge Base

  • Music Musicians

  • How do I manage my music?

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen)
    • Scroll down the menu and click on Manage music or Add music
    Important Note: The above features are for Musicians only.

  • How do I share/promote my music to earn?

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen)
    • Scroll down the menu and click on My artist page
    • Scroll down to your tracks
    • Click the share button for the track you want to share
    • Click the share buttons (Twitter/Facebook/Linkedin/Share with a link) and share the track to your followers.

    NOTE: You can create new links each time you share something or copy old ones.
    To copy old links and share them again, just copy the url from the Link ID in your dashboard .
    You can reuse any links like this, for your music or any other artists music you've shared.

    Don't forget you can earn from sharing other member's content, not just your own.
    If you share other member's content you will automatically share any affiliate income with the content creator.
    That means your fans can share your content too, and you will both share the affiliate income.

  • How do I upload music?

    Adding a new track on Go To Hear is easy:

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen
    • Scroll down and click on Add music
    • Enter a track name
    • Select the track to upload from your local storage
    • Select a track image to upload - not compulsory
    • Select a track genrenot compulsory - but it will help listeners find you
    • Select a track moodnot compulsory - but it will help listeners find you
    • Enter a track pricethis will be used later when we enable track sales - you can allow free downloads, just enter 0.00
    • Add any track comments - not compulsory but an opportunity to share info with your fans, like your inspiration for the track

  • How do I delete music?

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen
    • Scroll down and click on Manage my music
    • Scroll down to your track
    • Remove the tick from the visible button - this will hide your music from all members


    • NOTE: If you wish to physically delete music or any other personal data from our system then please contact support with your request.
      This is easy to do, log in and click on the support button on the bottom right of the screen or email admin@gotohear.com we will be happy to help.

  • Can I charge for my music?

    COMING SOON – we are currently working on this functionality.

    We do already allow you to set a download sale price when you add your music, this in readiness for when sales are introduced to the platform.

  • How do I sell downloads?

    COMING SOON – we are currently working on this functionality.

    You can already set a sale price when you add/edit your music.

    Members will soon be able to purchase tracks for download, until then tracks are not available for download and are stored in an encrypted format.

  • Music licensing – how does it work?

    By signing up to the Go To Hear platform you’re granting Go To Hear and its members a non-exclusive direct licence to play and promote your tracks.
    This license allows our members to market & promote you and your music.

    IMPORTANT: Our unique security and revenue model prevents anyone from 'giving away' your music or cutting you out of the deal.
    Ultimately our platform's aim is to protect your music, yet at the same time harness your fan base, widen your audience, and help you earn more money from what you are really good at... making music.

    More details of our Terms and Conditions can be found here

  • Can I get paid for streaming my music?

    We are currently considering the functionality to allow you to set a streaming price when you add your music.

    We have other key methods (far beyond pay-per-stream) for artists to earn more money, hence this is an issue where we are currently inviting debate/input from you - our members.

    We think there is a lot of evidence that pay-per-stream has not been a positive experience for musicians and in many cases devalues their music and actually reduces their potential income.
    Why not contact us via one of our facebook groups and join in this debate.

  • How do I protect my tracks from piracy?

    The Go To Hear platform has in-built security which means that tracks can only be played on Go To Hear unless you sell them as a download. • Members can only listen to a track or read your blog by visiting the Go To Hear platform. Membrs/non-members who try to copy your content/music to use elsewhere will be stopped by our encrypted gateway protection code. This means your music can only be shared by using our share creation technology - the links created by this mean anyone who clicks on a link to your content anywhere on the web will be brought back to you on Go To Hear. If they aren't already a member then when they sign up as a platform member they will be attributed to you as one of your affiliates – so it's you make the money not people attempting to illegally copy and use your music! This technology is designed specifically to protect artists and other content creators to ensure that the people who create the content always get the reward for their work - not some pirate.

  • Where’s my music download for music I’ve bought?

    PENDING – you can’t buy music just yet, but that functionality is coming soon.

  • Playlists

  • How do I create a playlist?

    • Go to any track that you'd like to add to a playlist
    • Hover over the track image
    • Click on the 3 dots on the right
    • Hover over add to playlist and a box should appear
    Then either
    • Select a current playlist from the drop down (if you already have playlists)
    • Click - Add track to playlist
    Or
    • Enter a new playlist name
    • Click Create playlist and add track

  • How do I delete tracks from a playlist I created?

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen
    • Scroll down and click on Manage playlists
    • Select Edit Playlist Tracks for the playlist you'd like to edit
    • Click the remove tick box for the track you want to delete from the playlist - caution! it will be removed as soon as you click the tick box

  • Share & Promote

  • How do I promote a music track?

    To share any music track and earn...

    • Find a music track you want to share
    • Click the share button next to the track
    • Select one of the share types that appears (Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn/Share with a link) and promote to your followers.
    • It's unique, it's fast, it's easy and it automatically tracks your affiliate sign-ups and income.
    Our sharing system is a unique blend of easy sharing, share tracking and encrypted music protection.
    We've created an easy way for you to share your music or any other artists music and earn via affiliate income.

    Our smart system also enables any member to share your music and it automatically shares any affiliate revenue between you (the creator) and them (the sharer).

    NOTE: Any members who sign up via your links, or links to your content will be classed as your affiliates and in the future you will earn affiliate income from these members.

  • How do I track and follow what I have promoted?

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen
    • Scroll down and click on Dashboard
    • Scroll down and you will find a list of all the tracks and articles you have promoted, the URLs, and where you have promoted them.
    • You can then keep copying and sharing your unique links (the URL associated with the Link ID) to promote wherever you like, whenever you like.

    • NOTE:
      Stats are live for visitors that follow your share links and links that others have shared to your music/content.
      Stats are PENDING (not live yet) for signups and earnings.

  • How do I promote an article (blog post)?

    Our sharing system is a unique blend of easy sharing, tracking and protection.

    It enables an easy way for you to share your articles or another members articles and earn via affiliate income.
    Our smart system also enables any other member to share your articles and this automatically shares any affiliate revenue between you (the creator) and them (the sharer)

    To share any article and earn...

    • Find the article you want to share
    • Click the share button
    • Click one of the share options from the list that appears (Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn/Share with a link) and share to your followers.

    You can then use the unique link created to share wherever you like.

    NOTE: Any members who sign up via your shared links, or links to your content will be classed as your affiliates and in the future you will earn affiliate income from these members.

  • Money General Questions

  • How do I track my payments?

    PENDING – this facility is in progress

  • How does the GTH crypto token work?

    NOTE - You should soon see some of the crypto rewards we are giving our members - they will appear in your profile menu under Earnings

    PENDING – we are currently still working on this functionality.

  • How do I withdraw the GTH crypto tokens I’ve earned?

    PENDING – we are currently working on this functionality.

  • How do I withdraw my money?

    PENDING – we are currently working on this functionality.

  • How long does it take to get paid?

    PENDING – we are currently working on this functionality.

  • What are the fees to withdraw money/get paid?

    PENDING – we are currently working on this functionality.

    Note: What we can tell you now is that
    a) we are aiming to have the lowest fees in the industry.
    b) we are aiming to help all our members earn as much as they possibly can from their involvement in the music industry.

  • Writing Articles Blogs Reviews

  • How do I write an article/blog/news/review?

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen)
    • From the menu that appears select Write new article
    From there it's easy to write a simple article... (please keep it music related ;) ).
    • Enter the article title
    • Select an Image to use & upload it
    • Enter your Article Content (copy/text) and format as you prefer.
    • Click on Create
    To edit an article once it's created then just view your Articles via the same menu.
    Note: We do reserve the right to remove any article that is deemed inappropriate.

  • How do I edit or delete an article I've written?

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen)
    • From the menu that appears select Articles
    From there it's easy,
    • click on edit or delete to alter one of your articles.
    Note: We do reserve the right to remove any article that is deemed inappropriate.

  • Stats Reports Analytics

  • How can I see my earnings stats?

    PENDING – we are currently working on this function.

  • Affiliate System & Earnings

  • How does Go To Hear referral/affiliate system work?

    Once our platform is fully launched you will earn a monthly recurring referral commission for paying signed up members who register with Go To Hear via your promotional links.

    NOTES:

    • To start with, while we grow our membership, you will earn our crypto currency (GTH) for all sign ups that are attributed to your account.
    • In the future, when we are charging members for their membership, earnings will be paid in US Dollars ($).

  • How do I sign others up and do I get a reward?

    It’s really simple to sign others up - later on you’ll get rewarded for doing so.

    Just find some content you like, and promote it using the share buttons on the site.


    • You can use these buttons to share/promote articles, music, playlists, members etc.
    • This will create a unique link to this content which tracks who visits via this link and when they sign up.
    • Just create the link and share it anywhere – we do the rest.
    • You’ll be able to see all the things you promote and how successful they are in your dashboard
    Our system automatically - protects music, tracks shares and divides affiliate revenue between the member who creates the music/content and the member who shares the content.

  • If I share/promote someone else’s content can I earn anything?

    Absolutely - yes.

    If you promote someone else’s Go To Hear content (including their music, playlists, blogs/articles, member page etc.) and someone follows the link you created and then signs up you, then you will get a share of the sign up reward. *
    The person who created the content gets a share too.
    If you share content that YOU created then you get all the reward, as you are both the creator and the sharer.

    Our system rewards creators and sharers equally - so everyone wins - and everyone is rewarded for doing what they are good at.
    *Note:To start with, while we grow our membership, you will earn our crypto currency (GTH) for all sign up rewards you are due.
    In the future, once we are charging members for their membership, all affiliate earnings will be paid in US Dollars ($).

  • Is referral/affiliate income recurring?

    Yes you will earn income for any sign ups that are classed as your affiliate every month that they remain a paying member.

    NOTE: To start with, while we grow our membership, you will earn our crypto currency (GTH) for all sign ups that are attributed to your account. In the future, once we are charging members for their membership, affiliate earnings will be paid in US Dollars ($).

  • How do I earn affiliate income/rewards?

    You can share anything on our platform and earn, basically where ever there is a share button.


    Just share content (music , articles/blogs, playlists, member pages, etc.) via these buttons and place them where ever your fans/friends/associates/followers will see them. Twitter, Facebook, your website - anywhere.
    Best of all the content you share doesn’t even have to belong to you.
    If someone signs up we’ll "auto-magically" split the sign-up income between you and the person who owns the content.

    Note: If you create content (music , articles, playlists, member page) and someone else shares it and signs someone up then you get a share of their sign-up income.
    Find out more here - Go To Hear affiliates explained.

  • If someone shares/promotes my content do I earn anything?

    Absolutely - yes. If people share your music, articles/blogs, playlists, member page etc and new members sign up from that shared link then yes you will earn from it. Our system will "auto-magically" share the rewards with the you (the creator) and person who shared your content (the sharer). Our system automatically tracks the shares, the sign ups and hands out the rewards – all you need to do is create great content. Our system encourages and makes it easy for other members to share your great content to their social media channels etc.

    Our system rewards creators and sharers equally - so everyone wins - and everyone is rewarded for doing what they are good at.
    NOTE: To start with, while we grow our membership, you will earn our crypto currency (GTH) for all sign ups that are attributed to your account. In the future, when we are charging members for their membership, earnings will be paid in US Dollars ($).

  • How can I learn more about the rewards of being a Go To Hear member?
  • General Questions

  • How do I contact the help desk (customer services) and get support?

    Click on the < ? support > button on the bottom right of the screen - we are here to help you.

  • What are the benefits of being a Go To Hear member?

    There are many benefits to using Go To Hear - some of these include;

    • mulitple ways to earn money and crypto currency - far beyond pay-per-stream models
    • all members can earn from Go To Hear, Artists, Industry and Fans
    • recurring income via membership referrals
    • marketplace for music and merchandise (coming soon)
    • extensive marketing network with in-built viral marketing
    • a unique music discovery mechanism (coming soon)
    • easy music promotion via an affiliate system that rewords everyone who does the work
    • and much more...

  • My question isn’t listed – what do I do?

    Talk to us, we are here to help.

    Just click on the support button on the bottom right of the screen or email admin@gotohear.com

  • How do I contact / message other members, fans, industry or musicians on Go To Hear?

    Our messaging system allows you to contact any member on Go To Hear now.

    https://stagemvp.gotohear.com/messages/

    Please stick to our messaging rules...

    • Be polite and respectful at all times when contacting any other members.
    • Be kind!
    • Members have the facility and right to block any member they don't wish to communicate with.
    • We always prefer not to, but we reserve the right to restrict any member who repeatedly breaks these simple rules.

  • I’ve created my account as the wrong member type, what can I do?

    Contact the help desk using the support button - bottom right corner of this web page.

    We will be happy to help you.

  • How do I manage my profile and profile page?

    • Click your profile icon (located at the top right corner of the screen
    • Scroll down and click on Edit profile
    • Make your amendments
    • Scroll down and click on save
    Note: We will be rewarding members (with crypto currency) for completing parts of their profile.
    Including:
    • Completing a profile bio
    • Uploading a background image for their profile page
    • Uploading an 'avatar' image for their account
    • Add social media accounts (links) to their profile
    Edit Profile / Member Page Content

  • How do I search for / discover new music / musicians?

    Go to the search entry at the top of the screen.

    Type anything in the search field and press return – and see what comes up!

    Note: Our search searches through all our content including member profiles (artists/fans/industry pros), music tracks, playlists, articles etc.

  • How do I reset my password?

    To change or request a new password please use this link. https://mvp.gotohear.com/gth-mvp-admin/user-form-request-password.php

    Please follow the directions carefully, for security purposes we only allow password resets via your registered email account.

    If you are still having difficulty then please contact us via admin@gotohear.com

  • Can I use Go To Hear on my mobile phone / tablet?

    Currently Go To Hear is available on your phone via a mobile web browser only.

    We will be developing an app for IOS and Android soon.