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 […]

More than a thousand artists now using HostBaby’s Instagram tool

Recently at HostBaby we were excited to see that more than a thousand musicians were using our Instagram tool to display awesome photos on their websites.

If you’re one of them, we’d love to take a look at your photo gallery! Feel free to leave a link in the comments below. If you’re not using […]

Get a .rocks or .band domain name at a discounted price!

Get a new domain extension made just for musicians!

Do you want your website’s domain name to stand out from the pack? We’ve got the inside track on two new extensions perfect for today’s independent musician: .rocks and .band.

That’s right, you can now own yourname.rocks or yourname.band!

And through March 31, 2015, you […]

6 quick ways to give your website a fresh feel this Spring

Chances are good the majority of people who come across your music will do so online. If it looks like your website hasn’t been updated in a while, people will assume you don’t take your music or your music career seriously — and they certainly won’t be sharing your content with their friends.

To make […]

Why you need a website if you’re trying to book gigs

You’re on a blog for a hosting service, so hopefully you don’t need any convincing about the importance of a website.

But just in case you’re one of those musicians who think that having a Facebook, Bandcamp, or ReverbNation page is the same thing as having a web presence, read THIS.

In that article, I […]

Build a pro musician website in minutes with HostBaby

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Make your website social-media friendly

Web optimization 101: socialize your website today

We’re now a decade into the age of social media. Social media is how people use the Internet. If your website isn’t social, you could be losing out on loads of traffic. The bare minimum you should have on your website are “follow” buttons so that people can […]