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Best 2 Website Builders For Bands & Musicians (Yep, Just The 2!)

As a lover of both classic and modern rock, there’s nothing I like more than going to watch a band in my local area on a Friday evening.

Concert scene with brights lights covering the stage and silhouettes of fans in the foregroundI have my favorites and while I subscribe to their Facebook pages to stay up to date, you’d be surprised as to how few actually have their own website.

I actually find it a little frustrating…

I want to be able to browse their site, learn about their history, influences, about the musicians themselves and maybe even purchase their albums.

These are just a few advantages of having your own website. It’s a place to build your brand and somewhere to call (digital) home.

With that in mind, I rolled up my sleeves and spent hours testing various website builders and came up with what I believe to be the best platforms to help you achieve it as quickly, and as easily as possible.

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Bandzoogle Review 2018 (Musicians, Look No Further)

If you’ve arrived at this review, you’re probably already aware that Bandzoogle is dedicated purely to helping bands and musicians create a presence online.

In my experience, these “niche” specific website builders are quite often thin, flimsy products and the company behind them doesn’t really understand the needs of the audience they’re targeting.

I’m pleased to say, Bandzoogle is the polar opposite of such platforms.

My test site created using Bandzoogle. A black and white image of a guitarist jumping in the air with my main menu running down the left hand side of the screen.

My Test Site Created With Bandzoogle

Started by musician Chris Vinson way back in 2003 when do-it-yourself builders were still in their infancy, Bandzoogle has now grown into a one-stop shop that helps you create a digital stage for your music and connect with your fans.

I have to admit, I’m not a musician myself but I’m very impressed with what Bandzoogle has to offer and I’ll be walking you through those things today.

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Yola vs Weebly Comparison (I’ve Picked My Winner, What About You?)

Today, we’ll be putting Yola and Weebly against each other in a battle to the death…

old fashioned scales with a blue and red ball equally balancedBit much? Yeah, you’re probably right.

Instead, I’ll walk you through the things that these two website builders have in common and more importantly, the main differences.

After all, it’s the differences that’ll help you make up your mind as to which platform will suit you best.

Let’s jump straight in.

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WordPress Review (Pros & Cons For Your Business or Project)

This is a tough one for me.

man using wordpress on a laptopYou see, I learned how to use WordPress some years back and I’m soooo glad I did!

Today, WordPress accounts for around 28% of all websites online which quite frankly, blows my mind.

Having said that, it definitely comes with its own set of pros and cons and that means it’s not right for everyone.

But hey, forget about everyone else, the point of the review is to help you decide whether it’s right for your business or project.

If at the end of this article you decide it is, I’ll point you to one of the best free guides on the internet to help you get started.

If not, I’ll offer up an alternative that might suit you better. Sound good?

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Do You Need a Business License For a Website? (It Depends)

The other day a friend asked me if he needed to register his website as a business or with a local authority before going live and I’m sure there must be other people out there wondering the same.

Business man sat on a sofa working on a laptopAnd if you’re reading this article, I’m guessing you’re one of them!

I’ll let you know his exact question along with my answer. Then, we’ll take a look at some examples of when you will and won’t need a license.

Important: Before we jump in, I’d like to put out that I’m not a lawyer and this article’s based my understanding. If you’re unsure before proceeding, my advice is to contact a legal professional.

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