MGT20: Designing A Music Website – Ross Barber (Electric Kiwi)

RRoss Barber is a graphic and web designer and founder of Electric Kiwi, a Glasgow-based web design firm working with musicians and bands.

Ross knows how to build a top-notch website for a music brand, and in this WeSpin Recipes podcast shares best practices, tips and trends that any artist will find useful.

From the episode, you will learn how many players and widgets to place on the home page of your website, how to annoy a visitor, where to get inspiration for design, and much more.

Some of the topics covered in the conversation:

Electric Kiwi's Ross Barber On Designing Websites For Musicians #Podcast

Ross Barber

  • How Twitter networking can lead to launching a business.
  • Collecting funny stories from artists in the Bridge The Atlantic podcast.
  • Why do artists need websites in the first place?
  • Updating your website around important events.
  • Handy WordPress plugins.
  • Current website trends.
  • Popups and autoplays: good or bad?
  • Having a general understanding of ALL aspects of your music business.

Listen to the episode below:

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