[BROADTIME STORES] - Featured Preorders Streeting This Week, Huge Block List and More - January 27, 2022

 

Greetings everyone, 

As mentioned last week, we want to make you aware of what newly announced preorders we are now featuring across your sites each week, so we have an updated list of those titles in this week's newsletter as well.

While this can change daily, we hope you'll find a regular cadence of this information helpful. We're also including a
 reminder of which "featured preorder" albums have a street date this week.

As always, we have our significantly expanded and ever-growing list of social media assets for you to use. We also had over 20 additions to our currently blocked preorders list, so be sure to check that out for your planning purposes.  

We're always here to help answer any questions you have or to assist in any way - support@broadtime.com


Stay safe! Music matters!
Jon and the Broadtime team


In this email:

  • 2 Minute Clinic - How to Cancel and Refund 🙋‍♂️🍎
  • Newly Announced Featured Preorders 
  • What's New: January 28, 2022 🆕
  • Social Media Content Currently Available 📱 
  • Preorders off/blocked 🚫
  • Broadtime Manual + Newsletter Archive 

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2 Minute Clinic - Drop Shipped Returns 🙋‍♂️
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Bringing you some bite-sized training morsels for your busy life...
(ok, 3 mins this week )

Canceling/Refunding Preorders when submitted to AEC
2 min clinic - RA's
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Newly Announced Featured Preorders 


Below is a list of newly announced preorders that we are now featuring across your websites.  
Artist Title Street Date
Hippo Campus LP3 02/04/2022
Toro y Moi Mahal 04/29/2022
Lola Kirke Lady For Sale 04/29/2022
Lo Moon A Modern Life 02/25/2022
Molly Tuttle Crooked Tree 04/01/2022

 

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What's New: January 21, 2022 🆕
 

These featured preorders come out tomorrow...

Artist Title
Bad Suns Apocalypse Whenever
The Weeknd Dawn FM
Eels Extreme Witchcraft
St. Paul & The Broken Bones  The Alien Coast
The Temptations Temptations 60
The Magnetic Fields The House of Tomorrow EP
Jason Boland & The Stragglers The Light Saw Me

 

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SOCIAL CONTENT SHARING ASSETS Currently Available 📱
Remember, to add a tag for the artist and hashtag the album with your text posting for the best visibility... we have now added text and hashtags you may use.
Labels and Artists appreciate this coverage plus we have seen it really drives sales on your website.
Don't forget, these assets are now easily available with one click from your Admin Home. At the top left of the screen just under your store's logo, you'll see a link for "Social Media Assets" alongside a link to the store manual. This link will take you directly to any assets we currently have available and give you easy access to download them for use on your channels. 

New Social Media Assets Link
 
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CURRENTLY AVAILABLE SOCIAL MEDIA: (JUST ADDED SUSTO TIKTOK)

° YUSUF / CAT STEVENS - Harold & Maude  2-11
° AURORA - The Gods We Can Touch 1-21
° PUNCH BROTHERS - Hell on Church Street 1-14
° SARAH SHOOK & THE DISARMERS - Nightroamer 02-18
° GREENSKY BLUEGRASS - Stress Dreams 1-21
° JOHN MELLENCAMP - Strictly a One-Eyed Jack 01-21
° BAD SUNS - Apocalypse Whenever 01-28
° EELS - Extreme Witchcraft 01-28
° BASTILLE - Give Me The Future 02-04
° NEW: BEACH HOUSE - Once Twice Melody 02-18
° NEW: HIPPO CAMPUS - LP3 02-04
° NEW: EDDIE VEDDER - Earthling 02-11
° NEW: BOULEVARDS - Electric Cowboy Born In Carolina Mud 02-11

 

Check them all out on your own site with site-specific links for you.

https:// [yourstore]/SocialFeatures (This is the link now provided at the top of your Admin Home)
Please drop us a line and let us know if you have your own TikTok channel yet. We have a place for it in your Site Settings.
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Social Sharing is a fantastic way to promote the latest release and other albums that you can share with your customers and engage in conversations through your store's social media channels. 

Last week, we rolled out a feature allowing you to get social media sharing graphics and videos in one location on your site. 

We are seeking social media graphics from the labels so that you have high-quality content that you may choose to use when posting to all the various social media channels. The tools are formatted as tall video for stores or square graphic or video for in-line posting to feeds. When you combine your social posts with a call to action link back to the product page on your site, you are providing your customers with a path to purchase from you and increase your sales opportunity.

Here's a quick HOW TO guide on how to utilize these graphics

From your computer (for Twitter/Facebook)

1. Access the assets via https://[your website]/SocialFeatures

2. Select the photo or video you'd like to share and save it to an easily accessible place on your computer (the "social square" is best for Twitter or Facebook)

3. Log into your social media accounts 

4. Share the content with a link to the product page on your website

From your Mobile Device (for Instagram/Twitter/Facebook)

1. Access the assets via https://[your website]/SocialFeatures

2. Select the photo or video you'd like to share and save it to an easily accessible place on your computer (the "social square" can be used for posts on all three networks, the vertical "IG Story" video is best for Instagram/Facebook Stories or Twitter Fleets)

3. If you want to save a video on your mobile device, it will only let you save it to "files"

4. You'll then need to go move the video from "files" to your camera roll

5. Log into your social media accounts 

6. Share the content to your Instagram/Facebook stories or Twitter Fleets

https://[your website]/SocialFeatures

Example: 
Let us know as you have additional questions and ideas regarding this new feature.
 

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PREORDERS CURRENTLY BLOCKED 

Here's an updated list of Preorders we're currently blocking. 
We know this information is critical for you and we are working through ideas to get these details to you regularly. 

If for some reason you think you WILL get copies other than AEC to fill your orders you may choose to UNBLOCK for your store. However, we need to cut off our preorders submitted for Alliance as of today.

Instructions for Unblocking a Preorder:
1. Enter the quantity you are willing to allow as preorder (under pricing & inventory of the AdminItem page)
2. Check to box under preorders that says "limit by quantity.
Like So:

Unblocking Preorders
 
Currently blocked:
 
UPC Artist Title Street Date Block Began 
821797250016 ALAN PARSONS PROJECT EYE IN THE SKY 01/28/2022 01/14/2022
4040824090739 BERNARDES, TIM RECOMECAR 01/28/2022 01/14/2022
8809634387530 LISA LALISA 01/28/2022 01/14/2022
889198321674 CANTRELL, JERRY BRIGHTEN 01/28/2022 01/24/2022
4895241401589 JAMES, BOB FEEL LIKE MAKING LIVE (ORANGE VINYL) 01/28/2022 01/24/2022
5400863063245 EELS EXTREME WITCHCRAFT (YELLOW) 01/28/2022 01/24/2022
888072288737 PLOT IN YOU SWAN SONG 01/28/2022 01/24/2022
194399344729 JETHRO TULL ZEALOT GENE 01/28/2022 01/24/2022
8719262018068 POWELL, JOHN HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 3: THE HIDDEN 01/28/2022 01/24/2022
192641603587 WIZ KHALIFA KUSH & ORANGE JUICE 01/28/2022 01/24/2022
781057002215 WIDESPREAD PANIC MISS KITTY'S LOUNGE 01/28/2022 01/24/2022
3760300316092 DJ KRUSH TRICKSTER 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
790692239412 NECK DEEP THE PEACE & THE PANIC (ORANGE VARIANT) 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
790692069613 AVENGED SEVENFOLD AVENGED SEVENFOLD (ORANGE VINYL) 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
790692071913 AVENGED SEVENFOLD NIGHTMARE (TRANSPARENT BLUE) 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
790692067114 AVENGED SEVENFOLD WAKING THE FALLEN (OXBLOOD VINYL) 02/04/2022 01/26/2022
850021640033 BREECK, BRAD GRAVITY FALLS (IEX) 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
888072419032 KORN REQUIEM 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
8719262021655 BELTRAMI, MARCO VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE (MARVEL SOUNDTRACK) 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
4988007261111 ONUKI, TAEKO SUNSHOWER 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
848064013440 SOUL ASYLUM LET YOUR DIM LIGHT SHINE 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
6430077096394 LIEBLING, BOBBY / DAVE SHERMAN BASEMENT CHRONICLES BASEMENT CHRONICLES: NITE OWL 02/04/2022 01/24/2022
821797203029 KING, CAROLE TAPESTRY (IEX) 02/11/2022 01/26/2022
810540033051 KNOCKED LOOSE TEAR IN THE FABRIC OF LIFE 02/11/2022 01/26/2022
656605155432 KHRUANGBIN & LEON BRIDGES TEXAS MOON (IEX) (BLUE DAZE) 02/18/2022 OFF BLOCK LIST FOR NOW
190296617164 DAFT PUNK DISCOVERY 02/18/2022 01/12/2022
192641681349  BURNHAM, BO INSIDE (The Songs) [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Coke Bottle Clear 2LP] 03/18/2022 9/2/2021
724596951071 M83 HURRY UP WE'RE DREAMING (10TH ANNIVERSARY) 04/15/2022 01/26/2022
Don't forget for Alliance orders, if you want to fill through AEC either submit to be filled or mark Broadtime on your PO to your store.
 
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