HostBaby’s webmail just got an upgrade

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 […]

Your 5 most important calls-to-action: every musician website should have at least 3 of ‘em

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 […]

It’s October Madness at HostBaby – get FREE unlimited CD Baby distribution!

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 […]

12 tips for a better band website

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 […]

‘Tis the season: give your fans a free gift (and drive traffic to your site!)

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 […]

Musician Websites 101: Does your homepage make things easy for fans?

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 […]

Updating your existing theme to a mobile-friendly website is easier than you think

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 […]

You don’t want people saying THIS about your music online

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 […]

5 ways to add your music to a HostBaby website

You’re a musician. Music is kinda like… your thing. So you want to make sure your songs can be easily heard on your website, right?

Here are five ways to let fans hear your music when they visit your website:

1. Use HostBaby’s built-in audio player

The HostBaby audio player can be easily added to […]

Two HostBaby artists give outstanding performances on ‘The Voice’

HostBaby clients impress judges on The Voice

Huge congrats to Tonya Boyd-Cannon and Sawyer Fredericks, two HostBaby artists who successfully auditioned for The Voice earlier this year, and who are both still in the running to win the popular TV show’s vocal competition.

We wanted to give them both a shout-out here and share […]