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Website Tips and Best Practices

Your Website’s Design is a Reflection of YOU

With a great music website layout and an amazing design, you’ll be able to make a great impression.
 
Your Layout
Section 101 does the heavy lifting for you with some great music-specific layouts to choose from.  Our music layouts includes a place for music pages, tour grids, a bio/about us page, news/press and more. Plus, it’s super easy to add a page if you want to.
 
Your Logo
Upload a custom image logo. If you don’t have one, you can use the Section 101 typographer tool to create one – the font style , size, and color all make a huge difference in reflecting your vibe.  A good logo can be used consistently to represent you and your fans will come to associate it with you every time they see it, like Pentatonix’s “PTX” logo. ptxofficial.com
 
Main Image
If you decide to use a main image, it will be one of the first things visitors see on your website.  It’s important to put some thought in to your first impression. What would grab your attention? That’s a great place to start your planning.  The Section 101 image tools allow you to alter images and photos by adding special treatments, enlarging/cropping them and making them black & white. You don’t need to be a photo editing pro!  Check out our site for Caroline Distribution and see what we mean. caroline.com
 
Backgrounds, Fonts and Colors
Choose from Section 101’s website page background colors and typography that best fit your look and feel. It is easy to add custom backgrounds, repeating images, texture, and transparencies, to give your website a very unique feel. Best of all, you can always change it if you decide it isn’t working for you. Section 101’s Aimee Mann has used this to great effect. aimeemann.com
 
Designing your site is easy and fun with the Section 101 music specific website layouts and special design tools!
 
Want us to review your website or provide you with a FREE Design Consult? Email us at YourBrand@Section101.com to schedule an online session.

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Website Tips and Best Practices

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Give A Little, Get A lot

    posted 2/8/2017

Live Stream It & They Will Come

    posted 1/24/2017

Tend Your Garden

    posted 1/9/2017

Be Thankful!

    posted 12/9/2016

New Music Discovery Options

    posted 11/16/2016

Good Tips for Bloggers

    posted 11/3/2016

"Satisfaction Guaranteed"

    posted 10/19/2016

Logo It Up!

    posted 10/5/2016

Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm....

    posted 9/7/2016

Put Your Best Content Forward!

    posted 8/9/2016

If you've got it, flaunt it!

    posted 7/27/2016

The Reviews That Mean the Most

    posted 7/13/2016

(Auto) Population Control

    posted 6/29/2016

One Minute PR Class

    posted 6/1/2016

Insta!

    posted 5/18/2016

Patience is a Virtue!

    posted 5/4/2016

Come On, Get Active (Online!)

    posted 4/6/2016

P is for Promotion

    posted 3/23/2016

Own, Don't Rent!

    posted 3/9/2016

Come on Baby, Let's Blog!

    posted 2/24/2016

Choose Wisely, Jedi

    posted 1/27/2016

Act Like Star!

    posted 1/6/2016

Pay it Forward

    posted 12/3/2015

Your Newsletters & Gmail In Box Tabs

    posted 11/25/2015

Multiply Your Success!

    posted 11/12/2015

Shake it like a Polaroid Picture

    posted 3/26/2015

Show Your Mobile Love

    posted 2/12/2015

The Look - Do You Stand Out?

    posted 1/30/2015

I Will Take Titles For $200, Alex

    posted 1/14/2015

Searching for Mister Right (Word)

    posted 11/20/2014

To Have or Have Not? Go On, Have It!

    posted 10/8/2014

Don't You Forget About Me

    posted 10/2/2014

Mobile-Mobile-Mobile

    posted 7/31/2014

Don’t Let Visitors BOUNCE Away!

    posted 7/17/2014

3-2-1 LAUNCH!

    posted 7/3/2014

Shopping List? I'll Tweet to That!

    posted 5/23/2014

Responsive website – say wha?

    posted 4/25/2014

To Pin or Not To Pin?

    posted 4/3/2014

Stop the Presses!

    posted 3/21/2014

Engage Your Audience!

    posted 2/20/2014

Tag Team!

    posted 1/18/2014

Website Do's & Don'ts

    posted 1/3/2014