Zimbalam Artist Websites – The hub of your promo campaign

One of our premier free tools, the Zimbalam Artist Page, allows our musicians to create simple websites, centralise their content, sell their music and even run promotional campaigns.

Artist Pages are easy to create and require no HTML knowledge to customise, embed videos & upload your artwork. Simply choose a unique address for your page (e.g. myband.zimbalam.com) and follow the easy-to-follow steps.

You can start by adding your Zimbalam Music Player which holds your streamable Music with

  • Direct-buy links to your fan’s favourite download store
  • News
  • Biography
  • Artwork
  • Album Information
  • Video
  • Newsletter/mailing list signup

Exclusive to Artist Zimbalam Artist websites is the free track function – You can now give people a free track in exchange for their email address – a great way to build your mailing list

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Another useful tool to incorporate into your promo strategy is Pro Space. Create Pro Space campaigns to offer exclusive, private content from your page.Create unique logins for journalists, fans, media (whoever you want!). With this unique login they can access & download exclusive content such as PDFs, tracks, zip files – you name it! They will be able to leave you feedback in return.

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  • Link your page to Facebook and Twitter from the site and the player. Increase your fanbase on multiple sites at once.
  • Your Zimbalam artist page provides detailed analytics to understand who’s visiting your page and understand the effect of your promotional efforts.

Why spend hours rebuilding your ‘new’ MySpace page when you can create a new Zimbalam artist page in a few minutes with all the functionality of MySpace and so much more! What’s more, there are no adverts on our site to annoy your fans!

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Win! Send us your completed artist pages via our Facebook page and the best ones will win a free release with Zimbalam. Extra points will go to pages that not only look good but make use of our tools, such as the free track in exchange for email function.

Just because you don’t need HTML doesn’t mean you won’t need some ideas for personalising your page.Don’t forget that personalising your Artist Page can mean changing: the header, side banners, video or images and font colours.

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Check our gallery of inspiring pages below:

  1. Tiled Vertical Banner
  2. In the above image Peer Gynt, uses tiled images to create an appropriately themed site.

  3. Side Banner with Additional Information
  4. Conversely, Luke Bredin’s site makes use of information to complete his site.

  5. Textured Page
  6. Finally Pipedreams, has made great use of a textured image throughout the side banners and heading to create a professional looking website.

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This post is by Believe Digital Social Media Manager Shanni Elcock @shandogspeaks