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Bandzoogle

Ep.69: David Dufresne, CEO of BandZoogle, an easy way for musicians to create a website (DMT 1-2-1)

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This week on the DMT 1-2-1 show an interview with David Dufresne, CEO of the company BandZoogle (http://www.bandzoogle.com), that for 10 years has been providing musicians with an easy way to create a website and to communicate with their audience without having to learn a line of code. The company has over 22,000 active accounts and price tiers ranging from $10 to $20 per month.

We chat about the company’s evolution, the recent partnership with Bandcamp, the acquisition of Onesheet, the release of the 2.0 platform last year and much, much more!


I really hope you enjoy the show, have a fantastic week and ’till next time.

Andrea Leonelli

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com
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zoe keating, steve lawson, glenn peoples, andrea leonelli

DMT 194: Independent music, Bandcamp, artist-fan relationship, YouTube, streaming…

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This week on Digital Music Trends a special show focused on independent music featuring Senior Editorial Analyst at Billboard Glenn Peoples (billboard.com), cellist and composer Zoë Keating (zoekeating.com) and solo bass guitarist Steve Lawson (stevelawson.net).

We chat about:

– Bandcamp, why does the platform work well for artists and why do artists identify with it? Zoë and Steve share how they got started on the platform and what it is about the service that works for them.

– How platforms like Patreon, Bandcamp and Pledge can facilitate an artist’s relationship with fans and what that relationship can mean to artists on both a human level and on a practical level.

– Streaming: how is it affecting “middle class” musicians and is the mainstream narrative of people’s shift to services like Spotify correct? Should artists have more of a say on the rates they are paid from streaming services or at least the ability to negotiate them?

– David Byrne’s latest comments on copyright review published by Glenn in a Billboard article this week.

– The Content Creators Coalition: can collective organisations help artists increase their bargaining power? Are there downsides?

– YouTutube’s music service: after a high-profile staff departure and several stumbling blocks what’s next for the yet-to-be announced service?



I really hope you enjoy this show, have a fantastic week and ’till next time!

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends