We talked to Levent Karahan of EVEARA about one-stop direct artist do-it-yourself artist service and he had the following to say about it.
First of all, how are you and your family doing in these COVID-19 times?
Levent Karahan: We are doing well, thanks, how are you and your loved ones?
Tell us about you, your career, how you founded EVEARA.
Levent Karahan: I have 30+ years of in-depth music industry experience (Sony Music, Universal Music)
A further 20+ years of digital music distribution experience (Jay Entertainment, People Sound/Vitaminic, YOOM/Webantz/Management Data, 24-7 Music Shop/24-7 Entertainment/MediaSaturn/Metro/7 Digital, REGGAEinc).
I strongly connected within the music world and one of the pioneers of digital music distribution.
How does EVEARA innovate?
Levent Karahan: EVEARA is well on its way to establish the #1 White Label Do-It-Yourself Artists/Direct Artists Digital Music Distribution Network.
How the coronavirus pandemic affects your business, and how are you coping?
Levent Karahan: Our sector seems to even benefit from it as more and more Artists are using Digital Music Distribution rather than relying on live performances only. It is a challenge but didn’t affect me personally too much.
Did you have to make difficult choices, and what are the lessons learned?
Levent Karahan: Stay flexible, creative and adopt to changes the best you can.
How do you deal with stress and anxiety? How do you project yourself and EVEARA in the future?
Levent Karahan: Personally: Stay alert, well informed and always try to do the “right” thing. Business: Our goal for 2021 is to become the #1 White Label solution for Digital Music Distribution.
Who are your competitors? And how do you plan to stay in the game?
Levent Karahan: Fuga, Sonosuite, and a couple of others. However, we are growing 20% every month, and even big international companies are using EVEARA to operate their Digital Music Distribution Services around the globe. To keep it that way, we are all about quality and innovation.
Your final thoughts?
Levent Karahan: The show must go on!
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