101 Resources For Independent Bands
Of course, this 101 resources page for independent bands is always being checked and updated however, if you find a broken link please let me know, or if you want to be included and exchange links with us, go to: Links & Banners - all the instructions of what to do are there - simply, you link to unsignedbandpromotion.com, let us know and we link back. But you must be a True Resource For Independent Bands.
ARTICLES ON UBP
- Band Promotion Blog - All new articles are now posted on my blog.
- Garden Lighting Berkshire - About content and linking.
- New Genre meta tag for bands - Suck it and see!
- Syndicated gig listings
- Band promotion for unsigned bands
- Webhosting for unsigned bands
- Band promotion by email gig newsletter
- A free band website template
- How to make money online by selling music
- How to get links
- How to promote your band via its website
- Promotion using links trick
- Online promotion package
LISTS OF 101
- 151 Ways To Get Your Band's Name Out there
- 101 Resources for Marketing Music
- 101 Band Promotion Ideas
- 101 Reasons Why Your Band Needs A Website
- band promotion tips 101
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- Band Promoters PROMOTION for Band Promoters
- E3 Band Agency - booking and promotional services for bands. E3 Artists Entertainment Agency are always interested in hearing from new bands.
- Audio Naked Free music licensing service helping independent artists:- music in movies, commercials, television shows, video games...
- band name world-wide band names registry
- Bandonkers Find musicians in your local area and create a band!
- Canadian Recording Services NOT a studio. Offers free referrals to studios, audio engineers and producers.
- cdbaby sell your cds here
- clubknowledge create an "interview" for your website
- creativecommons make a copyright license
- dmoz Open Directory Project
- Independent Music Advice a free guide showing you how to maximise your talent to succeed within the music industry - without the help of a major record label.
- IODA independent online distribution alliance
- Lee & Thompson Solicitors - Music Guide - entertainment law firm with experience in all areas of the industry.
- Music Law Advice the first ever Independent Music Law site for musicians in the U.K.
- Music Law Updates developments in Intellectual Property law and other areas of law relevant to the music and entertainment industries
- musicmoz The Open Music Project
- onemusic now: Introducing. all you need to make it! [bbc]
- PRS for Music
- pressbox free press release distribution
- Villa Music Rights
- Word of Mouth Marketing Association
BLOGGING - is good for band promotion
- Band Promotion Blog
- The Hype Machine
- search engine journal blog search engine news
- WordPress.com get a free blog with amazing features.
- WordPress.org download to host it yourself.
SET UP SHOP & Sell Your Music Downloads
- lulu.com looking for self publishing resources? Lulu.com lets you publish and sell and print on demand books, eBooks, online music, images, custom calendars and books.
- PayPal will allow you to accept credit cards and handle customer contact like invoices, receipts and returns. They do take a small percentage from each transaction - on the sale of a CD it should be less than £0.50 - but there is no minimum or monthly charge. The PayPal shopping cart is very easy to set up and integrate with your website. Sign up NOW and start accepting credit card payments instantly.
MUSIC MAGAZINES & EZINES
- drowned in sound
- new musical express
- spill online
- function records
- LibreRock Records
- modern city records
- Nervous Records
- Punkalicious Records
- too pure
- wikipedia list of record labels
- wikipedia list of independent UK record labels
WHERE TO ADD YOUR BAND'S PROFILE, MUSIC
- Beta Records
- HXC mp3 now: stereokiller.com
- Indie Music
- Music Lives Beyond
- MySpace [ADD US!]
- Twitter [ADD US]
- Unsigned Rock Zone
- VIRB [good]
- ColorHexa color encyclopedia - information and conversion [*handy]
- css validation [w3]
- Extreme Tracker
- Fagan Finder URLinfo [*handy]
- Google Adsense
- Google Analytics
- Google Webmasters
- Google Blogsearch Ping
- Google Zeitgeist
- HTML 4.0 Reference
- iPower Website Hosting - they offer the most powerful, affordable and reliable web hosting plan. I'm an affiliate.
- Keyword Density
- Keyword - metaspy
- Meta tag generator
- Network Solutions Free domain name (.com, .net, .org, .us, .biz, etc.) annual web hosting. I'm an affiliate
- Open Source Web Design
- page rank [pagerank] [*nice/ handy]
- PageRank Tool Page Rank Checker is a completely free tool to check the Page Rank value of your web site easily and possibly display your web site's page rank right on your web pages. - ideal for unsigned bands
- phpbb PHPBB open source bulletin board package [a bit techie]
- quanta webdesign unsigned bands promotion links and Website Design
- TAW [disability access] [*notable]
- Varian Dreamview
- W3C HTML Validation [*notable]
- Web Reference
- Web Standards
GET ON THE RADIO
- Girls Rock Radio - Internet radio featuring all-girl and girl-fronted bands :)
- Unsigned Artists Radio
INDEPENDENT BAND PROMOTION RESOURCES
Need more or got more band promotion information not listed here? Email: email@example.com with your question.
Compiled by Ian Robson
Unsigned Band Promotion help musicians and artists to get their websites noticed by fans, search engines and the music industry in half the time they could do it on their own. Find UBP on Google+ and Twitter. Ian has been working on website promotion techniques since 1994.
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