MYBand - An advanced Music community for Indian Bands
MyBand is a focused destination for the Indian Music Community - Artists their Fans and Music Lovers. Myband gives you all the features, flexibility and more - its difficult to list all features - but in short it allows you to design your profile by choosing from multiple themes, upload Music, Videos, make a statement, exchange views with your fans, announce events, upload graphics, and best of all sell your music without ever making an album ! Sell one song or multiple songs , allow preview, sell event tickets, sell graphics and anything digital. You simply upload - we take care of the rest - your profile, your music - locked or open , your own store, your graphics, your blog, your fans !!General Features
MyBand Profile Themes
* Artist music - Unlimited disk space and bandwidth!
* Artist Video - Showcase your music videos!
* Photo Gallery - create your own "photo gallery".
* Artist Blog - a built in "blog" messaging system that gives you (the artist) a way to personalize messages to your fans and keep them updated.
* Online Digital Store - sell digital files, music, videos, artwork, etc. (payments via PayPal).
* Artist Radio Stations - share your music, as well as the music of other artists through artist Radio Stations.
* Artist TV Stations - Make a TV station from your video files
* Artist Event Calendar - tell everyone of your next upcoming gig or album release party.
* Advanced Audio/Video Charts - take your charts one step further with dynamic play based charts - completely customizable!
* Photo Gallery & Image Selector - an easy way for Artist to use their images on their page
* Get Visitor Comments - read visitor "comments"
* Artist and Song Ratings - visitors rate your material (music, videos, events, store item and pictures)
* Artist Theme Guestbook - add a visitor Guestbook to your Artist Pages.
* Multiple Audio formats - use MP3 song format (or optional OGG and WMA format) for streaming and downloading.
* Ranking System - "Top" lists of the most listened to songs, as well as member directories, artist directory, etc. "Spotlight" highlight Artists.
* Extensive Statistics - Full Song, Radio and Page statistics keep track of what your fans are looking at and listening to. This includes detailed daily statistics on the number of plays your songs have received.
* Artist and Song Ratings - allow visitors to your site to vote on what's best, then use the results to build detailed rankings!
* Multiple Artist Theme - which can be edited and customized
* Audio Video Player - advanced with buy now button, and many more features.
* Events - Announce and promote your events - use event calendar and even sell tickets
* Profile Fans - allow people to become your fans and exchange views with them - talk to them directly!
* Profile Guestbook - allow visitors to write a comment
* Total Control - Edit your profile page from admin backend
* Profile Forum - allow your fans to discuss topics inside your profile pages with a community feel!
* Download protect - protect downloads from unauthorized links and people
* Multiple Radio Stations
* Radio Station Selection
* Radio Commercials
* Featured Stations (in profile stats)
* System Image Watermark
* Deep Linking
* Basic Stats
* Detailed Stats
* Stats Reset
* Invite friend and fans in one simple click
* Make EPK - Electronic Press Kit directly from your profile page and send to PR agencies and the Media !
* Multiple Profile Themes
* use of BBCode
* use of HTML
* ed HTML Tags (if HTML is ed)
* WYSIWYG Editor use
* Filter entries for "bad words"
* Private Notes
* Show Activity Log
* Protect Media Directory
* Protect Uploads Directory
* File Importing
MyBand supports the creating/updating/deleting of Songs (audio Files):
* Support for multiple Audio File types: mp3, ogg, wma, wav, flac and mid
* Support for HIFI and LOFI version of audio file
* Support for Automatic Previewing of both HIFI and LOFI audio file in the following increments: 10/15/20/25/30/35/40/45/50/60/75/90 second preview lengths.
* Support for limiting Audio to streaming only, downloading only, or streaming + downloading
* Support for the following Audio information:
* Song Name
* Song Credits
* Song Album
* Song Label
* Song Genre
* Song Lyrics (with HTML/BBCode Support)
* Song Information/Background (with HTML/BBCode Support)
* Explicit Lyrics (flag)
* Hide Song (flag)
* No Radio (flag)
* ISRC Code
* Artist License
* Songwriter License
* HIFI/LOFI Song Upload Fields
* Song Image
MyBand Supports the creating/updating/deleting of Blog Entries:
* Blog Title
* Blog Category
* Blog Text
* Blog Extended Text (displayed when "read more" is clicked on)
* Ability to "hide" blog entry
MyBand can enable an Event Calendar for your Artist Profiles:
* Event Title
* Event Location
* Event Date
* Event Description
* Event Image
* Ability to Hide Event
Your MyBand Artist Profiles and (Member Profiles with the MyBand Bonus Pack) can also create customized playlists called "Stations":
* Station Audio File Type (i.e. mp3, wma, etc.)
* Station Audio Mode (HIFI or LOFI)
* Station Name
* Station Description
* Randomize Playlist of songs
* Repeat Playlist of songs
* Station Image
You can setup a store in your Artist profiles to sell digital goods like songs, artworks, video clips via paypal.
* Item Name
* Item Description
* Item PayPal Email
* Item Number
* Item Cost
* Item Shipping and Handling Cost
* Item Currency
* Item Image
* Ability to Hide Item
Using the powerful MyBand Power Pack Add-On, you can add video support to your MyBand.
* Video Name
* Video Credits
* Video Album
* Video Genre
* Video Caption
* Artist License
* Explicit Content Checkbox
* Ability to Hide Video File
* Video File
* Video Viewer Access
* Video Image
* Upload Video For Sale
* Video Sales Description
* Video Sales Price
* Hide Video Vault Entry
The MyBand Power Pack also features Photo Galleries for your profiles to use.
* Photo Title
* Photo Credits
* Existing Photo Category
* New Photo Category
* Photo Caption
* Ability to Hide Photo
* Photo File
* Upload Photo For Sale
* Photo Sales Description
* Photo Sales Price
* Hide Photo Vault Entry
The MyBand LOFI Creator s your artist profiles to "convert" their HIFI Audio MP3 files to a "LOFI" version - directly on your server! This saves time by ing your artists to only upload a file 1 time, yet create an alternate version suitable for modem users. Make sure and check out the MyBand LOFI Creator documentation for more details on this feature.
MyBand Audio File Slurper
The MyBand Audio File Slurper helps you to "slurp" (download) a media file from another website, and import it directly into your profile!
MyBand Artist EPK (Electronic Press Kit)
Now your Artist Profile can make available an "Electronic Press Kit" in PDF format - directly from their Artist Page! The EPK system in the MyBand Bonus Pack makes it easy to create and customize EPK templates - you can make the EPK look any way you want!
More on the Artist Digital Store
* MyBand Vault - the MyBand Vault integrates the ability to sell "digital" goods from your Profile page. With integrated support for a wide range of file types, and the ability to "link" a vault file to audio entries (songs), videos, events and images, it allows your artists to sell their digital works online. As the MyBand Site owner, we will collect a "percentage" of the sales price (like the commissions you pay to Music stores) , and set payout amounts on a per MyBand Quota basis.
* MyBand Ticket Sales - Artists can sell "digital" tickets to their events online! Artists can define the number of tickets available, the maximum quantity any 1 purchaser can purchase, and the system will keep track of all ticket sales so you as an Artist can print out a master list of all tickets sold. This includes a unique ID bar code for each ticket sold that can be used with a Bar Code reader at the Event Venue to validate tickets!.
* MyBand Promo Codes - We can even promote and issue "Promo Codes" which will allow visitors to get discounts on items purchased from your vault!
* Digital Content Protection - The MyBand Vault secures your users digital media from being downloaded without being purchased, using a sophisticated lock and key method for your buyers. After a user purchases digital items, these items are added to the users "My Media" section where they can then be downloaded and expired after a configurable length of time if you choose).
* Buy Now Flash Player - The Audio Flash Player incorporates a "Buy Now" button that allows your listeners to purchase a song as they are listening to it. This requires the MyBand Power Pack for support.
* Sell Any type of Digital Item - the MyBand Vault is not restricted to selling only songs or videos - you can use it to sell ZIP files, Documents, PDF's, images, etc. - if it is a digital file, the MyBand Vault can sell it.
* PayPal Micropayment Support - Save transaction fees by utilizing the new PayPal Micropayments.
- The MyBand Team