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System Updates 4/12/14

| | April 24, 2014 | Comments

Here's a quick overview of some features and bug fixes we've been working on the past few weeks!

New Features

  • Google Tour Syncing - Tour dates now sync with Google's new...

System Updates 3/19

| | March 19, 2014 | Comments

We are in the process of pushing out some system updates that will add the following features and fix a few bugs.

  • You can now password protect any page via Settings -> Password Protected Pages
    • You will also have the option to password protect any custom...

How to Effectively Use Download Campaigns

| | February 10, 2014 | Comments

It’s become common convention that giving away something for free is the only way to get fans to engage with an artist.

While a download for an email address is a great way to build your mailing list and start your following, it does not reward the fans that are truly boosting your...

Theme Updates & Changes

| | February 3, 2014 | Comments

You may have noticed we've changed the naming sheme for the templates to clean things up a bit. We're not going to give away the secret, but its a pretty...

Bombplates Update 1/23/14

| | January 23, 2014 | Comments

We're pushing a major update with various performance enhancements and system tweaks based on your feedback.

Some features may not be availble for older designs at the moment, but will be supported soon.

Bombplates Update 1/13/14

  • Band Logo is now linkable...

5 Takeaways from @AmericanaFest

| | October 2, 2013 | Comments

A few days ago, the city of Nashville was overrun by banjo pluckers, guitar pickers and upright bass players (I had nothing clever for that one).

This sounds like the typical day in Nashville, but this was different. 

This was the...

Draw

| | September 19, 2013 | Comments

I read an interesting open letter last week about how venues need to work on building up their own draw instead of relying on bands to do all the promotion. That got me...

Avoiding Scams on the Interwebs

| | September 16, 2013 | Comments

As the internet (including and especially social media) becomes more and more a daily part of people’s lives, and more and more business moves online, learning to spot and avoid scams becomes more and more an important. Your band doesn’t need to achieve much success at all before bottom feeders...

Audio Player Updated : HTML5 2.0

| | August 13, 2013 | Comments

Sell music directly from your player!

The most important part of an artist's career is a no brainer: their music.

It is the music that creates fans and gives an audience the connection it's looking for.

While dominated by a few major outlets there are TONS of places an...

Bombplate of the Week : Yarn

| | August 8, 2013 | Comments

We have quite a few bands who have been around since the early years of Bombplates, sticking with us through the glitches, changes and upgrades that we have gone through to get to the premium quality content we now provide. Luckily, during all this time, Yarn never left our side, and for that,...

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