We’ve talked before about making it easy for fans to find what they’re looking for within seconds of viewing your website, and this tip is along those same lines: Potential fans will be looking for a link to your music on Spotify when they hit your site, and you need to make sure it’s there!
Couple quick questions: Are you putting your music on YouTube? If not, you should be! It’s the #1 music-discovery platform in the world and CD Baby can help you get paid for your music’s use on YouTube, whether you put it there or not. Already got your music (or at least some of it) on […]
HostBaby’s webmail function just got big upgrade, and you can check it out now in your account.
We’ve given everything a facelift, providing a modern look and feel, but never at the expense of function. This new system is faster, mobile-responsive (so your emails look great on any device), and if you had settings saved […]
Even if you have the best designed, most streamlined website in the world, you still need to TELL your fans what you want them to do when they’re there.
That’s where a good “call-to-action” comes in. A call-to-action (or CTA) is any element on your website — text, banner, button, etc. — that asks visitors […]
Embrace the Madness!
It’s that time of year again: HostBaby’s stirring the cauldron, cackling maniacally, and in the mood for October Madness!
This is your chance to get a year of hosting for way below the normal price, but this year we’re sweetening the deal even further: Not only do you get 13 months of […]
You don’t need to completely redesign your website to make it resonate – sometimes it just takes stepping into the shoes of your fans and making a few tweaks here and there. Here are 12 tips that will help make your current band website even better.
1. Get rid of distractions
Kill auto-play on videos […]
For most of us, the Christmas season doesn’t really start until after Thanksgiving, and that’s great! It makes this time of year even more special, but it also means, as of today, you’ve got the next few weeks to prepare yourself and your artist website for the upcoming rush.
Want to spend the holidays giving […]
When someone visits your website, they should be able to find exactly what they’re looking for in a matter of seconds.
One of the ways to achieve that is to create a clear top navigation bar (Home, About, Calendar, Videos, Contact, etc.).
Another way to make it simple for fans is […]
Because high tech shouldn’t mean high maintenance
Depending on the country you live in, as much as 30-70% of your visitors could be looking at your website on a mobile device.
Is your site design responsive, or mobile-friendly? Are you taking advantage of all the latest tools HostBaby has to offer?
If you’ve been […]
Pretty frustrating when you’re first introduced to a band and you really like their music but you can’t find any background information…
— #ProudOfLouAndHaz (@Laravd_S) April 27, 2015
I found a really cool band but I can’t find any pictures or information on it — lexi (@moodymalfoy) June 17, 2014 […]