BOOST YOUR ONLINE REPUTATION AND ACQUIRE NEW FANS BY FOLLOWING THESE STEPS
In this age of the new media, it is extremely important for you as an artist to pay close attention to your brand and your entire online reputation. What people think and are saying about you is crucial, so you need to point them to where they can find correct and meaningful information about your brand, hence, your personal website.
We are in the digital age and as a musician, if you do not have a website it is high time you do.
With it, you can keep your fans updated with your latest songs, tour dates, performance schedule and sales of merchandise. All this put together if done properly can be used to shapen the perception of your target audience to your benefit and also help you acquire new fans based your positive online reputation.
These helpful tips will help you ensure that your music webspace gets the attention it deserves.
As an artist, you need a bio where your fans and follower can go to when they need to know more about your personality and a bio would also help to counter every wrong information that may have been given about you.
A news section should be where you have the trending and latest news about you and your music career. The news section on your website can also be your event page which would want to make it easy for fans to see when and where your next show(s) or musical event is coming up. A news section would help you do this.
Good images and videos
No matter the genre of musician you are, your audience must experience every aspect of your artistry from the jam session to the recording process, live shows and other moments between you and your crewmates. Choose from different players as they are easy to add to your site and make sure you make use of the highest resolution pictures and video possible so that your audience can focus on your performance.
A music player is really important especially as an independent record label or musician that’s just starting up. If you want as many people as possible to listen to your music you need to make it easy for them to do so. There are many options here. One of the simplest options will be to use a music hosting platform, such as Spotify, Apple music, Itunes or Soundcloud.
Making money in music can be very challenging. That is the more reason why you need to take advantage of every opportunity you have to bring in revenue for your act. Your website is a great place to sell your music.
The next thing to remember to include is social links. These links make it easy for your visitors to find your social media accounts and follow you. An ideal place for these links is in the header or footer of your website.