Why every band needs an online presence!

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Are you a musician or a rock band? If the answer is yes here is why your rock, pop, grunge or metal band needs an online presence.

Having a website and social media is something that you can’t afford to ignore, especially when your competitors are also likely to have an online presence and if they don’t, they soon will.

One Direction and the Foo Fighters have a website so why shouldn’t you? The reason is that fans can keep up-to-date with all their favourite band’s updates and gossip.

However, there’s no point in having an online presence if you aren’t using your website and social media accounts correctly and to do this, you are better off hiring a professional to update your profiles.

Don’t you have time to update your band’s social media and website?

This is why digital marketing experts can help because we do this every day. Yes, that’s right even when many of us are sleeping and enjoying evenings, weekends and holidays.

How many successful musicians have become famous due to the power of the world’s second most popular social media site, YouTube?

Justin Bieber was also discovered on YouTube, and now he’s one of the most famous male singers in the world. The talent manager Scooter Braun came across Bieber’s videos and arranged a meeting with Usher Raymond. Bieber then signed a recording contract and started his career.

Your band is a business

You should think of your band as a business, even if you aren’t yet earning money from it. You can always sell merchandise or copies of your latest EP, Hoodies or T-shirts on your website. These items are guaranteed to bring in some pennies.

Do you want to earn money?

If you are a group who wants to make money, we have experience in booking events. Digital Classic can help you get paid gigs in pubs, weddings, funerals or festivals and we won’t charge you until you start making money from this.

More publicity equals more gigs

Would you like to appear on the front cover of NME? Digital Classic can make this happen and also help you appear in other online and offline newspapers and magazines, which will also lead to more social media coverage and ultimately more traffic to the band’s website which will appear higher on Google. The more website traffic and external links, the higher your domain authority will be, and you will rank higher in the SERPS. More publicity mains more gigs.

Get noticed by record labels and influencers

You will be surprised by a number of social media followers we receive asking for us to submit music to websites which are run by professional record labels and influencers in the music business.

A place where your fan base can communicate with you

Social networking is a great hub for connecting bands with their audience, after all, they are free and where would you be without fans? They go to your gigs, pay for merchandise and tickets and listen to your music and help promote you.

Conclusion

If you want your band to succeed, you need an online presence. Digital Classic are specialists in online and offline marketing, and PR and can help get your brand out there. If you want more information,  contact us.

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