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What is InternetDJ?
How do I get my music on InternetDJ?
What Are InternetDJ Points?
Reedem Points
How do the charts work?
What is the Power User program?
How can I best support InternetDJ?
What do all the icons around my screen name mean?
How do I get started making music?
How do I make a donation to InternetDJ.com?


What is InternetDJ?

Read our About page.

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How do I get my music on InternetDJ?

There are two ways to get your music on InternetDJ.

  1. Register/Login, then create your band profile and upload music. You can also upload your music videos.
  2. Submit a press release.


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What Are InternetDJ Points?

Points are accumulated when a registered InternetDJ Member submits content that is offically accepted and edited by internetdj's editors. The top 10 point accumulators are calculated every night and are posted here. All users can check their profile to see their points. Everyone starts off with 5 points just for signing up. Points are also good for showing other members how much clout you have in the community, if you're an independent artist with tracks on the site, its a great way to let other members know you're serious about InternetDJ.

Here is the point chart:
MethodPoints
Write an Honest/Valid Song Review3
Upload a valid sample2
Post a Valid Forum Message1
Post a Valid Article Comment1


Remember, only content approved by internetdj's editors will be eligible for points. In certain instances, member points may be taken away if there is evidence of abuse. Point values can be changed without notice.

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Reedem Points

We are building new ways to redeem points. Stay tuned.

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How do the charts work?

This is perhaps the most frequently asked question on InternetDJ. The charts are generated every Sunday night between 8pm and 9pm EST. During this time, every active song that has had listener activity within the prior week is given a rank. This rank is then used to provide a chart position for the overall chart and the genre-specific chart.

The rank is calculated using a propietary mathematical algorithm developed and refined by InternetDJ. While we will not disclose the exact methods used, we can share that we calculate the bayseian average for each song based on the ratings provided by members. Listens are also factored in, but are not nearly as important as ratings. The age of the song also has a factor. A song uploaded many years ago has a smaller chance in a high rank versus a song uploaded last week, even if there is renewed popularity for the older song. Most importantly, our algorithm takes the rating accuracy (via standard deviation) and longevity of each member who provided a song rating. For example, a "10" from a member who joined 3 years ago has a greater weight than a "10" from a member who joined yesterday.

These methods, along with IP address tracking, help prevent fraud and encourage fairness in our system. We feel our algorithm is the best in the industry, and should be used to gauge how good a song is, as we measure quantitative results from peer musicians as well as overall popularity from listeners.

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What is the Power User program?

The InternetDJ.com power user program takes certain limitations off your profile and adds additional exposure throughout the site. In addition, power users won't see any advertisements (other than in-site promotions).

The total cost for internetdj power membership is $7.50 for 3 months payable via PayPal. This is a recurring charge which will occur every three months you are an InternetDJ power user.

InternetDJ power membership includes these features:
- Removal of all ads while you are logged in to InternetDJ
- Upload cap removed for artist and video profiles
- Increase mix upload limit to 20 at a time
- Inclusion in our daily power user spotlight block on the homepage (randomly generated every evening)
- Special placement of your artist profile on the Power Users page linked from our main menu.
- Addition of the Power User Icon () to your profile.

If you have further questions, feel free to contact us. Otherwise, try out the service, you can cancel it at anytime. Just click the link below. When we receive your first 3 month's payment of $7.50 we will initiate your account within 24-48 hours.

Become a Power User
What is your InternetDJ user name?

Cancel Power User
If for any reason you want to end your power user status, just click on the link below. Your profile will be reduced and email account will be closed right away.


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How can I best support InternetDJ?

Thank you for asking. You can support InternetDJ best by Advertising with us, Submitting your Article/Press Release or Donating.

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What do all the icons around my screen name mean?

You'll notice your internetdj badge follows you around the site. Whenever you post information your data will be tagged with your badge. Here's what all the icons mean:

Send Private Message! - Allows members to quickly send you a private message.
Add Buddy! - Allows members to add you to their internetdj buddy list.
artist profile - Allows members to view your artist/mp3 profile.
internetdj4life - For members who are internetdj4life.
I had a #1 song on IDJ - For members who had a #1 song on our weekly top 40 countdown.
I donated to InternetDJ.com! - For members who have donated to InternetDJ.com.

As you participate within the internetdj community, you'll acquire points. You are awarded a "record" class for each tier you reach.
- White Record for 200 to 1000 points acquired.
- Blue Record for 1001 to 2000 points acquired.
- Red Record for 2001 to 3500 points acquired.
- Silver Record for 3501 to 5500 points acquired.
- Gold Record for 5501 - ??? points acquired.
- Black Record for a secret amount of points acquired.

- This is the special icon reserved only for members of the Power User program.

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How do I get started making music?

If you're into the electronic sound, like Trance, House, Drum & Bass, Jungle, Ambient or even Hip-Hop and Rock, you've come to the right place. The core offering of this site is the Music Library. Click on Music in the top menu and start exploring some of the 100s of artists hosting and workshop-ing their music on this site. When you're ready to start making music for yourself, check out our how-to/tutorials section for how-to articles and links to free software.

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How do I make a donation to InternetDJ.com?

We'd love your money! We use donations and ad revenue to pay our monthly hosting and bandwidth bills. We are also saving up for a swath of new servers to support our growth. If you're really capable of donating money, just click the link below to donate via paypal.


Members who donate money will have a special star (I donated to InternetDJ.com!) placed within their member badge.

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