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  • BandPage Connect Lets Musicians Keep Their Online Profiles In Sync, Starting With WordPress And 12 More

    BandPage Connect Lets Musicians Keep Their Online Profiles In Sync, Starting With WordPress And 12 More

    It sucks being in a band. No, no, playing music and the groupies seem great, but updating all your web presences one by one with your new songs or videos must be a drag. BandPage Connect wants to make it as easy as Guitar Hero. The musician profile platform now lets you update your BandPage, and any site or app tapped into the Connect API auto-syncs, including WordPress and a dozen other sites. Read More

  • BandPage Unshackles From Facebook, Now Helps 500K Musicians Build Synced Sites and Widgets Too

    BandPage Unshackles From Facebook, Now Helps 500K Musicians Build Synced Sites and Widgets Too

    With $19 million in funding but the Timeline redesign cratering its traffic, BandPage needed to diversify beyond Facebook. So today it launches BandPage Everywhere to let musicians build websites and embeddable widgets as well as Facebook Page apps. Rather than inefficiently trying to sync content, the half million artists hosted by BandPage can now uploadĀ streaming music, photos, videos, or… Read More

  • Half A Million Musicians Now Rock Facebook With BandPage

    Half A Million Musicians Now Rock Facebook With BandPage

    BandPage, Facebook’s top app for artists trying to stream and promote their music to fans, now powers 500,000 musician Pages. Just 6 months ago that number was 250,000, showing the rapid shift in focus of bands from MySpace and standalone websites to Facebook where fan retention is better. BandPage also just announced new features that allow listeners to tell friends about favorite… Read More

  • Facebook ‘BandPage’ Creator RootMusic Raises $16 Million

    Facebook ‘BandPage’ Creator RootMusic Raises $16 Million

    RootMusic, the company behind BandPage, a platform that helps musicians make the most of their Facebook presence, has raised a Series B round of funding to the tune of $16 million after raising $2.3 million earlier this year. The financing round was led by GGV Capital with new investor Northgate Capital and existing backer Mohr Davidow Ventures participating. Read More

  • RootMusic Raises $2.3 Million To Help Bands Build Spectacular Facebook Pages

    RootMusic Raises $2.3 Million To Help Bands Build Spectacular Facebook Pages

    RootMusic, a San Francisco-based startup that essentially makes it easier for bands and musicians to set up phenomenal-looking pages on Facebook, has raised $2.3 million in financing according to an SEC filing. If you’d like to learn more about RootMusic, check out Orli’s post, but basically, RootMusic lets musicians and bands establish fancy Facebook pages, featuring artwork… Read More

  • The 12 Best Ways To Customize Your Facebook Pages

    The 12 Best Ways To Customize Your Facebook Pages

    When a service such as Facebook limits users’ creative freedom, it is inevitable that other add-on services will overcome this limitation. This is why then, we see more and more Facebook tab apps that give us more control and freedom when it comes to customizing a fan page or a personal profile. I can’t really understand why Facebook doesn’t create an editor that lets… Read More

  • Musicians – This Is How You Create A Great Looking Facebook Page

    Musicians – This Is How You Create A Great Looking Facebook Page

    Like most of you, I too LIKE Facebook, and ever since my last TechCrunch post (How to Build Engaging One-of-Kind Facebook Fan Pages), I’ve been exploring and trying to find new ways to improve the creation process of a Page. This time, I’d like to focus on a how-to for the musicians among you. Read More