Rolling right along with more "most requested features" this week, we've just added spam protection to your website using "Captcha" images. Many members have complained about spam posts showing up in their forum, guestbook, blog, etc. Some members have even gotten up to 200 posts a day! These spam posts are automatically entered by computer programs called "spam bots". In order to make sure that your visitor is really a human and not a spam bot, they will now need to type in some text that appears in an…Read more
By tremendously popular request, we've added a Pay-Per-Download music store feature to Bandzoogle! This new feature lets you sell tracks and receive payments via PayPal with NO fees other than the standard PayPal charges. When one of your fans purchases a track on your site they are sent a unique link to your MP3 by email. They then have three days to download the file before their link is de-activated. You can also send free download links to promoters, E-team members, your mom, etc. You'll find this…Read more
Posted by Keif on May 26, 2006 in: Music Career Advice
This week I'd like to share an article with you written by Jimmy Landry. I spoke to Jimmy about his studio in New York, his new role with Virgin A&R, and artist development. He was kind enough to share the article below with me and would like to share it with all our members.
Unfortunately for artists looking to get on a major label, the music industry has drastically changed in the last few years. In my opinion (which is one that encompasses both the artist side as well as the business side,) there are…Read more