MAN MAN

All about the experimental band from Philadelphia

Websites for Bands

Every band needs a website: Fact is that owning a web page shows credibility as well as professionalism. Consequently it is possible that a band is taken seriously by the press, the media and the general music industry. In other words: Having a website means that the respective band turns out to be serious and does not represent an amateur band. If you are interested in further special reasons why a band should have an official website, you should have a look at the following article.

Having an official website offers a band a variety of different advantages: The most important one, however, is to have a channel in order to reach fans, fan groups as well as the media and the press. Fact is that fans want to find out more about their favourite singers. They are searching for personal data of each band member, want to get presented the latest and most recent news considering concerts, events, new singles and albums, etc., want to look at photos and listen to new singles by means of a media player or sound clips. Consequently a band website has to be well-designed and should provide a high-quality webhosting. This is very important in order to enable the fans a continuous accessibility. Furthermore this kind of website also requires a big web space – this because of the reason that photos with high resolution as well as mp3 files do represent big data.

When creating a band website the administrator will be asked to choose a special system by means of which the whole website is able to run. We can recommend a content management system, for instance WordPress, because it makes it possible to have a so-called content managed area or rather backend. A content management system, which is also known under the short name of CMS, is very easy to use. So content, images, photos and other updates can be done very easily – this work does not require to have specialized technical knowledge and moreover it is not necessary to engage a designer or web specialist.

Note: A band website is not only important to meet fans and fan groups within the Internet, but also to recruit new fans and consequently call their attention. So by means of such a website bands do get offered the chance to promote their band name, to save printing costs and to emphasize their general image.