When it comes to cultivating a professional online presence from which to market your music, a well designed website is absolutely essential. Here we look at some key principles to keep in mind when putting together a website for your band or artist.
In this latest piece from MusicThinkTank, Melanie Kealey outlines the ten key principles of designing an aesthetically pleasing and usable website.
"Remember, people will land on your page and scan it for just a few seconds. That's all the time you have to make an impression. Avoid too much content cluttering up your pages - a few well placed items will go much farther.
One last thing to keep in mind about a clean layout is the space that you don’t use - called whitespace. Making sure that your content is surrounded by plenty of space makes it look clean and crisp, appealing to the eye, and easy to take in."