BandPage Plus Features Keep Getting Better

Two months ago we quietly released some amazing new features as a part of our Plus subscription package.  The idea behind these new features was to allow you, the artists, to more effectively brand and customize your website or blog when utilizing BandPage solutions to manage your online presence.  Now with our newest release, creating a customized and consistent feel on your website is easier than ever.  Check out the list of improvements we made to the BandPage Website and widgets below.  If you like what you see, you can go ahead and upgrade to Plus here.

If you haven’t had a chance to check out these new features in the wild, here are some great examples of Plus BandPagers putting our tools to good use!

Upload Your Logo

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A logo is one of the most important components of any artist’s branding strategy as it is inextricably linked with fan recognition.  Our Plus subscription now allows you to upload your own logo to the Bandpage Website to ensure your branding is consistent across your various online properties.

Choose from 12 Different Fonts

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You can now choose between 12 different fonts options on both the BandPage Website and widgets to help you further brand and customize your digital presence.

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Add Twitter Feed

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We even added a way for you to add your twitter feed to your BandPage Website so your fans can stay up-to-date on everything you’ve been up to

Additional Navigation Tab

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And last but certainly not least, you can now add an additional tab to your BandPage Website.  Use this tab to direct fans to your online store, YouTube Channel, Instagram – wherever.

If you have any questions about how to get your BandPage set up or need help upgrading, check out our Help Center for more info or drop us a line at support@BandPage.com.

Introducing BandPage Experiences: A New and Sustainable Way for Musicians to Make Money

Our mission here at BandPage has always been to connect people who make music with people who love music.

Three years ago, we took an important first step when we launched the first iteration of BandPage, an app that helped musicians reach their fans on Facebook. Over the past year, we’ve built on that offering, giving the musicians who use BandPage ways to more easily set up their online presence and automatically syndicate that presence to the world’s largest social and music platforms, including Twitter, Soundcloud, and Pandora’s Concert Calendar.

Today, we’re taking another big step forward, one that opens a new chapter for BandPage and the more than 500,000 musicians we work with.

Introducing …BandPage Experiences!

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BandPage Experiences is a new feature that answers a fundamental question: there are many different kinds of music fans, from casual listeners and established fans to superfans. So why sell everyone the same products — t-shirts, tickets, CDs or downloads?

We believe there’s an opportunity for musicians to make a better and more sustainable living by offering fans something more: experiences. Experiences are a one-of-a-kind chance for musicians and the people who love their music to connect in a direct and more personal way.

BandPage Experiences enable you to make a deeper and lasting connection with your fans through memories, not stuff. It gives any artist the freedom to create different experiences for different types of fans, and offer something more imaginative than downloads, CDs, t-shirts, or concert tickets. With BandPage, you can tailor experiences to the unique characteristics of your fanbase; offer low-cost items for people just discovering your music, premium experiences for your super-fans, and everything in-between.

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Until now, offering these experiences to your fans hasn’t been possible through a single platform. BandPage Experiences changes that by giving you –or any musician– a way to create these experiences and a place where they can live. And it’s possible through a platform you’re already using to connect with your fans across the web.

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Over the past few weeks, we’ve had the pleasure of working with more than 50 truly world-class musicians who are launching experiences today through a redesigned BandPage.com, including Black Veil Brides, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Collie Buddz, Nataly Dawn, Free Energy, Hieroglyphics, Los Rakas, Múm, The Postelles, Slightly Stoopid, Stars, and Zakk Wylde among others. As you can see here, these artists have put in the effort to come up with creative and valuable experiences for their fans:

Here’s a video where Rinoceros, Mum and The Stone Foxes explain their experiences:

For this first release of BandPage Experiences, we’re starting with a select number of musicians. We will make the feature available to a wider audience in the coming months, with a goal of offering it to any artist who uses BandPage by this summer. Starting today, anyone with a BandPage can sign up to be among the first to try Experiences as we roll it out this spring; just log into your BandPage account on the Experiences tab. Meanwhile, think about what types of experiences your fans might be interested in!

We believe that offering these types of experiences directly to fans will be a significant source of revenue for musicians over the next few years. We’re proud to make BandPage the first platform where artists can easily offer these experiences at scale, and look forward to seeing the amazing new experiences musicians come up with.