2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Band Website Extreme Makeover Part 2: How to Build a Stunning Website Yourself

Saturday, March 21
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Artist Central in Ballroom E
Austin Convention Center

Using a website chosen during part 1 of this session, our experts will explain how they gave it a fresh redesign and rebuilt it according to best practices. This panel will show musicians how to create an effective website that will impress new visitors, keep fans engaged, get people signed up to their mailing list, and shopping from their online store. The panel will discuss how a band’s website should be organized, what content needs to be included, how it should be designed, and what mistakes to avoid.


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David Dufresne



David Dufresne is CEO of Bandzoogle, the most powerful platform for musicians to build their website, engage their fans, and sell their music and merch directly. Bandzoogle works with many thousand...

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Chandler Coyle


Music Geek Services

Chandler spends every waking moment thinking about how to help artists build up their audiences. He has been teaching music marketing and music business courses for Berklee College of Music's onlin...

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Brian Felsen



As President of CD Baby and HostBaby from 2008-14, Brian Felsen was responsible for all business development, operations, customer service, marketing, and technology at the world's largest online d...

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Dave Cool

Dir of Artist Rel


Dave Cool (yes, that’s his real name) is the Director of Artist Relations for Bandzoogle, a website and marketing platform for musicians. Through blogging, social media, and traveling to conference...

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Ari Herstand

Musician, Blogger

Ari's Take/Digital Music News

Most people now know Ari Herstand as the guy who helped them fly with their instruments. His Carry Your Instrument On The Plane… It’s The LAW blog post went viral and has been viewed over 250,000 w...

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