Nimbit, the musician's direct-to-fan marketing and promotions platform by PreSonus, has received a complete redesign, including a new look, extensive new features, a new money-saving pricing plan, and much more. Here's the details in their own words...
Artists can use Nimbit to quickly and easily deliver everything fans need to stream and buy music, purchase merchandise, plan to attend shows, and generally follow the artist's career-all from Nimbit.com, their Facebook page, or their Web site. The result is improved business management and more effective fan engagement that increases sales and grows your email list.
The centerpiece is the new artist Profile, where you can deliver a rich experience all in one place, including photos, biography, upcoming events, videos, streaming audio, and more. Thanks to extensive use of drop-down menus and an intuitive user interface, even technophobes can set up or revise their Profiles in just a few minutes. Embed your Profile, store, event calendar, or any combination on your Web page or Facebook page using simple embed code, like embedding a YouTube video. You don't even have to design a Web site; embed your Nimbit Profile, calendar, and store instead.
Active artists can sign up for a free Nimbit account, which includes many of the best features and is comparable to many other paid services. Users can enhance their functionality of the free plan by adding a la carte features. For serious users, Nimbit's Premium account is a great deal at $19.95 per month, delivering much more for the money than competing services.
FanCheck.in is the best way to reward your fans for coming to your events, and it gives you valuable data about fans who attend your shows. At your event, provide a check-in URL and tell your fans to check in on their mobile devices. When they do, they will be rewarded right away with a discount on a product from your store or a free product-whatever promotion you decide to offer. You can even include a video that your fans will see when they redeem their reward or send an automatic email.
The mobile-ready Nimbit Calendar lets you show events with interactive Google maps and includes ticket sales and an assortment of sharing features. Provide venue information, date, show times, ticket prices, and notes-even create and sell general admission tickets and display past events and events far in the future. Combine the events list with the email tool to automatically send reminders to fans who are close to the venue.
The new email marketing tool makes it easy to send news blasts, automate event reminders, and target specific fans. Create mobile-ready HTML emails using a simple editor or build your own templates, then preview how the email will look on a mobile device. Combined with Nimbit's fan list and fan-filtering capabilities, email marketing lets you send personalized and relevant emails, including recurring messages. The full suite of Nimbit marketing and fan-management tools, combined with the new Profile, fundraising, and advanced selling features, take this direct-to-fan service to an all-new level.
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