How to Create a Website
You might wonder to yourself the reason you even require a website in this era of Soundcloud, Reverbnation and Facebook.
First and foremost, it is not wise to rely solely on one area. Just depending on another website’s services is hazardous. Similar to a time-bomb about to explode, in case one of these websites closed down, got hacked or crashed, your data would be misplaced.
In addition, the data which is uploaded to a number of these sites is not essentially yours. In some instances, the site itself owns whatever is uploaded on their servers and has authority to do what they desire with it.
Therefore, it is ideal to possess your individual website; here, you have total command of the text, plan and the data presented.
Importance of a Website
Not having a website means extremely limited data presence. A professional website functions as a centre for data, media content and connections to social networks and also indicates an interaction level which prospective fans, owners of venues and reps for record label desire seeing in an independent musician.
In case you are not conversant with WordPressor, HTML, etc I recommend that you subcontract this to a skilled developer. Wonderful areas to check are Freelancer.com and Elance.
In case you are unable to afford one due to being on a budget, you will possibly have to invest some time getting to know web creation in order to present an appealing website.
Essential Components of a Website
Whatever you opt to do, make sure that your website has the following:
- Your logo (this can be a section of the header).
- Noticeable links to the most vital social media.
- Links that are even extra noticeable to the shops that will market your album.
- A music player which is capable of streaming your whole album (for example, it is possible for you to embed the player for SoundCloud as a widget, as they present the code).
- Your bio.
- Your images and album art.
- Your contact data.
Ideal Website for Setting up a Platform
In regard to a platform for setting up a website, I strongly suggest WordPress. This is because:
- It comes free.
- It is simple to run.
- It looks great.
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