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5 Tips to Create a Good Website for a Musical Band

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Internet is the biggest platform in modern-day, millions of people are surfing on the internet every day. The time has changed from physical collection of CDs to digital collection. Starting a website is the best idea for a musical band. You can showcase your talent online and promote your band. An attractive, informative and engaging website is something people always look for. So, here are five tips to create a good website for a musical band.

1. Simple and Attractive Design

Website is a professional way to introduce your band to the world. Keep your website design simple yet attractive, no complex or confusing design. People always look for easy access to things they are looking for. Create your homepage as simple as you can. Make sure you update your website regularly about all your activities. A website has to show the artist’s art.

2. Provide Quick Access to Music

Your fans are always looking for your music on the website. Even if you want to keep up the exclusivity of your music, you can always put some songs up for free downloading. This will lead people to listen to your band more and can buy some of your tracks or come for your next performance. Make sure your songs are easy to access. You can keep it on the homepage to make it simple for your fans.

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3. Display Upcoming Events

Every fan of yours is looking forward to your next music event and promoting your upcoming event on the website will help you gain more fans. You can also create ticket link portals for online booking. Location on maps can also be included. Make a list of upcoming events with creative posters of band members. Pre-booking discount for events always attracts people. A chance to meet a band member excites the fans.

4. Include a Sign-up Form

Email is still the best marketing tool for any business. Social media posts are not reaching everyone because of its algorithm. Once you have the email address of your fans, you can easily update them with your upcoming song or tour. You can add discounts for people who sign up, like a band merchandise, free track download or a discounted ticket for the next event. Notify you fans about you next events regularly, it helps in building a strong fan base. Email marketing helps you to attract more people and grow your business.

5. Make Personal Connection

Every fan wants to be updated about their favourite band. Keep on updating regularly about day-to-day activity. Upload some behind the scene clips, blogs or tour pictures. Share the historical background of the band from how it began to its members, guitars and drums, list of DJ instruments, merchandises and upcoming events. Verbal promotion is most effective, the more your fans know about you the more they talk about you.

These were some of the important tips to create a good website for a music band. You can use these tips to create your website and make your musical band popular. Make sure you build a connection with your fans using the tips. Each of the above-mentioned tips will help you grow in different ways. Remember, music is the most beautiful thing in the world.


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Ronald Ross (Guest Author)
Ronald believes music is a part of our lives and should be spread across the world through internet. He regularly contributes to LoudBeats about musical instruments. You can find him at: Loud Beats 4424 Charter Oaks Ave Bakersfield, CA 93309 USA Phone: 774-901-8408 http://loudbeats.org/

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