In addition to downloads its now easy for any band to sell ringtones created from their songs. Most services require no up front costs or long term commitments. You may be tempted to dismiss ringtones as pointless for your style of music. But for hard core fans, its another way to show their support; and every time a phone rings and your song plays, it's a free viral ad for your band.
With no upfront costs and and only a small amount of time required, what do you have to loose? Be sure to sure to promote your ringtones from you web site and social networking pages. Here are a few of the
more popular ringtone and ringback services that welcome indie and d.iy. artists. Each has here own payment structure and techinal approach, but there's nothing to keep you from siging up with more than one.
- Lulu - sell or give them away free
- Phone Sherpa - sell directly from your site
What are your experiences selling ringtones? What services do you use and like best?