YouTube today added new features to make YouTube your box office, merchandise table and music store.
The Merch Store rolling out to music partners globally over the coming weeks, will allow YouTube partners to offer fans merchandise directly on your channel. Fans will be able to buy artists’ merchandise, digital downloads, concert tickets and even unique experiences like meetups, revealed YouTube.
“These features are made possible through affiliates like Topspin for merchandise, concert tickets and experiences; Songkick for concerts; and iTunes and Amazon for music downloads.”
Here’s an early look:
To learn more, YouTube is hosting a panel “YouTube Indie Artist Summit” in NYC, on Thursday October 20 @ Noon ET at the Mercury Lounge in NYC, sharing stories with artists who’ve found success on YouTube.
The lineup includes Dru Ha and Buckshot from Duck Down Music, Julia Nunes, Karmin, Portugal. the Man and Ryan Leslie.
RSVP is available at here.