Bandsintown Helps Turn YouTube Viewers Into Concert Goers With YouTube Cards
If you're a Bandsintown Manager-powered artist, leveraging YouTube Cards to direct fans watching your videos to your Bandsintown profile to purchase tickets to upcoming shows is a new addition to your toolkit.
Over 1 billion unique visitors find their way to YouTube every month. There are a lot of opportunities to reach new potential fans, and Bandsintown is taking steps towards helping musicians convert viewers into concert goers with their recent YouTube Cards integration.
Bandsintown outlined instructions for using the new integration in a recent blog post:
YouTube Cards are small, rectangular-shaped cards that appear to the right of the video, and can be accessed with just a click. The links direct viewers to related videos or websites from a list of eligible sites – Bandsintown being one. Here are examples of how you can use this to promote your band:
- Never Miss A Show! Track us on Bandsintown (insert your custom URL www.bandsintown.com/track/YOURARTISTNAME)
- Link to specific show dates
- Link to your Tour Dates tab on Facebook or your Tour Dates Widget on your website