Your Artist Dashboard is Chock Full of Apps

Posted by Nick Mendez on Feb 15, 2012 05:23 PM

By now I've finished my sandwich and you've undoubtedly added a Sonicbids Artist tab to your Facebook Profile. Pretty sweet right?

Believe it or not, there are even more ways to extend the usefulness of your Sonicbids account, and get your music out in more ways than you dreamed possible. Apps, baby.

Within your Sonicbids profile, you have access to eight apps from our partners, all with their own inherent usefulness and style. Here's a rundown of what you can take advantage of right now:

  • Beyond taking avantage of your own Twitter, Facebook and MySpace followers, lets you utilize other band's social media reach as well. Sonicbids members get a free 14-day free trial, allowing them to trade recommendations with other members, growing your fan base with the power of friendship.

  • Jango: With more than 8 million listeners, Jango is social internet radio that puts your music in the ears of fans who'll love it. After uploading a few tunes, you'll select popular artists whose music goes well with your own. Sonicbids artists get at least 50 free plays just for signing up.

  • Bandzoogle: Without having to learn a lick of code, Bandzoogle can turn your existing EPK data into a professional looking website in just a few clicks. With built in email blasts, blog features and tools to sell your music, your new website is certain to raise your act's profile.

  • PledgeMusic: Turn your fans into an engine to drive your next album release, and raise money for charity in the process. PledgeMusic lets you crowd source funds to help pay for recording, production or marketing.

  • Songtrust: Whether you're touring, selling your music, getting played on TV/radio or streamed on the internet, you could be earning royalties. Songtrust lets you register and protect your original material, track where it's being played, and early 100% of owed royalties with no long term contract required.

  • Disc Makers: Yea digital distribution is important, but nothing leaves an impression like a fresh pressed disc accompanied by sweet, professionally printed album art. Disc Makers, true to their name, let you instantly upload tracks and images, and get a box full of store-ready CDs, DVDs or posters in just a few days.

  • Zazzle: Your fans need merch. How else are they supposed to show their love for you? Zazzle hooks you up with a personalized, online merchandise storefront to sell t-shirts, buttons, hats and way more. Sonicbids members get 15% off on-demand printing with a special promo code.

  • CD Baby: When it comes to digital distribution, you want to be everywhere your fans are. CD Baby helps you do that by offering digital distribution across iTunes, Amazon MP3, Google Music, Spotify and many, many more. The fruits of your labor (dollar dollar bill ya'll) arrive each and every week.

Holy apps Batman, that's a lot of opportunity. What are you waiting for? Get clicking!

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