I am an expert in what you should include in a band website.

I see endless streams of people building sites to promote their music that are awful and don’t communicate with potential fans. You can just about get away with something odd and very little content if your band are amazing and you’re trying to be different. But it’s a risk. And for most bands there are a certain series of elements that you should cover.

It’s very easy – and very important – for every band or musician to connect with fans online. But a lot of bands seem to create profiles on social networking sites but never update them, or only use one platform instead of taking advantage of the many different places fans listen to music online. Here are some things you should think about when you’re creating your website or social networking profiles:

Alex White’s post looks at this in more depth.