GET THE MOST OUT OF MDUNDO
Promote Your Music
The 3 best ways to promote your Mdundo account.
Social Media - share your music with your fans, find the link to your Mdundo profile HERE.
Mdundo Updates - share any news with your fans about your music, events and videos HERE.
Rising Star's Playlist - submit your song to the Mdundo Rising Stars playlist HERE.
How do I sign up?
What you need
- Active email address
- Mobile Number
- Recent professional Photo
Step1:Go to mdundo.com
Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of the page to a blue button "I am Musician! - Log in or sign up"
Step 3: Click on sign up and fill in the following details
- First & Lats name (not your stage name)
- Country (country of residence, it affects your payout details)
- Mobile Number
- Email Address
Step 4: Log in to your email to confirm email address by clicking on the link sent from Mdundo
Step 5: Create your Biography
Step 6: Upload your picture
Step 7: Upload your music
How do I promote my music?
#Method 1- Share With Your Fans
Step1: Log into your Mdundo account
Step 2: Identify the song you want to share
Step 3: Click on the song
Step 4: Copy the link that begins with [https://mdundo.com/song/]
Step 5: Paste the link on your various social media account
#Method 2 - Promote with Mdundo
How do I earn money from Mdundo?
Mdundo pays 50% of our revenue to the artists. The 50% is split between artists according to the individual artists share of downloads visible in Mdundo account as dl%
Example: If 1% of all downloads on Mdundo is from Artist X, this artist would receive 1% of the 50%. This is the same way leading music services in the world as well as radio stations split the money.
Artists payments are done throughtout the months of January and July every year.
What are the terms of conditions on Mdundo?
How does Mdundo make money?
All Music on Mdundo is free for users & is paid for by advertisers.
Mdundo approaches these clients across Africa to advertise their products and services with us.
When a client agrees to use our service, we add commercials on our website and in our app.
On average Mdundo runs 10 to 20 campaigns every year.
How does Mdundo calculate artist earnings?
Mdundo pays 50% of our revenue to the artists. The 50% is split between artists according to the individual artists share of downloads visible in Mdundo account as dl%.
Example: If 1% of all downloads on Mdundo is from Artist XYZ, this artist would receive 1% of the 50%. This is the same way leading music services in the world as well as radio stations split the money.
The payment per download can vary significantly from payment to payment and the reason for the change in price is either:
More or less advertisement clients or
More or less total downloads from Mdundo.
Price goes up: If Mdundo makes more money or total downloads from Mdundo is decreasing.
Price goes down: If Mdundo makes less money or total downloads from Mdundo is increasing.
How does Mdundo work for an artist?
- Mdundo then generates revenue from advertisements on the site and in the songs, exactly like a radio station.
- Every 6th month(i.e January & July), Mdundo will pay you a share of the revenue generated based on how many downloads you have.
When do I get paid?
- Mdundo pays you when you have earned more than $1for Mobile Money or $100 for Bank transfer
- Mdundo pays every 6th month (January and July).
-You can check how much you've earned on January 1st and July 1st under "stats" here:www.mdundo.com/in/stats
- Mdundo pays you through Mobile Money or Bank Transfer
How To Request For Payout
- Login in to your mdundo account
- Click on Payout info
- Fill in the required details
- Click on request payout
NB// You can only request for payment in January or July
How do I upload music?
Step 1: Click on www.mdundo.com/in/music
Step 2: Fill in your details correctly i.e your email and password
Step 3: Click on music
Step 4: Click on upload song
Step 5: Fill in the details required
Step 6: Click on save
How do I delete a song?
Go to mdundo.com
Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the tab, I am a musician! - Log in or Sign up
Fill in your email and password
Click on the tab music
Identify the song want to delete and click on the active tab
Click on ok to confirm
How do I edit a song?
To edit your Mdundo, please complete the form below.
Send a REQUEST TO EDIT email to firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I check my Mdundo balance?
Log into your account.
Click on the button stats.
How many downloads do I have?
Step 1: Log in to your account here: www.mdundo.com/in/login.
Step 2: Click on "stats"
Step 3: DL/download count will show you each download account.
Does Mdundo work with Djs?
Mdundo currently ONLY permits mixes from vetted in-house DJs.
What is the minimum payout amounts?
Mdundo uses two modes of payment. Mobile money and Bank transfers.
The minimum amount for each is as follows;
- Mobile Money: $1
- Bank Transfer: $100
Why is my song not uploading?
Kindly check on the following in case you are facing upload challenges.
It is recommended to use a computer
Kindly follow the procedures set in place, while trying to insert the date. The year should be four digits YYYY, the month should be two digits MM, and the date should two digits DD, i.e 2018-02-04
Ensure the song is in mp3 format. If not use the link provided to convert the song; https://audio.online-convert.com/convert-to-mp3
It is advisable to use Chrome as the browser.
Kindly check your internet connection.
Kindly send a screenshot of the error
Rename the audio file before uploading it. Ensure your file name is not too long or has any special characters
If the problem persists, send the song to email@example.com and indicate the name of your Mdundo account
How do I upload my profile photo?
Log into your Mdundo account here
Click on edit
Click on change image
Ensure the picture is in JPEG or PNG of 600 x 600 pixels
TERMS & CONDITIONS EXPLAINED
Mdundo does not claim any ownership rights in Your Content.
Your Content remains your sole responsibility.
Ownership & Control
Any and all Content that you upload is generated, owned and controlled solely by you, and not by Mdundo.
You grant a worldwide license for Download, Streaming, Mixing and Promotional use.
You have complete content flexibility allowing you to remove and add songs at any point.
Mdundo is not an exclusive platform and you can therefore work with everyone else.
You grant Mdundo a license to remove your content from any illegal websites where it might be available.
Mdundo is Africa's leading mobile-web based music service. We offer millions of songs from African and abroad for free downloads and streaming directly from our website and android app including the Newest Releases, DJ Mixes, Playlists, Podcasts and Music News.
We work with more than 60,000 artists from across Africa as well as some of the world's leading record labels. Our artist services are focused on flexibility, transparency and fair compensation. All revenues are equally shared with the content owners. Join Mdundo as an artist today!
People love music! That's why we believe that music is the most powerful way of connecting with people on an emotional level.
We offer a unique and culturally relevant approach to brand marketing. Whether your brand is looking to shift perception, reach a new generation, boost sales or build loyalty, we will help you make your mark on the cultural landscape in an authentic and meaningful way.