IODA Expands Marketing Partner Program with Planetary Group

IODA, the global leader in digital distribution, marketing, and technology solutions for the independent music industry, today announces the expansion of its marketing partner program to include Planetary Group. The announcement was made at the annual South By Southwest music festival and conference in Austin, Texas.

IODA, the Independent Online Distribution Alliance, is one of the industry-leading digital distribution companies for the global independent music and video community. IODA provides comprehensive services to record labels, physical distributors, artists, and filmmakers, including license negotiations; media encoding and metadata management; royalty payment administration and reporting; and marketing and promotional support. Founded in 2003, IODA represents a rapidly expanding roster of more than two million music tracks and over 5,000 independent film and video titles. IODA distributes its music and video catalog to hundreds of digital storefronts worldwide, including all major digital music services like iTunes, Amazon MP3 and MySpace Music and mobile carriers and outlets such as Verizon Wireless, Sprint and Nokia. The company’s website is