Benefits for Live Performers
- The website serves as a "one stop shop" for musicians, venues, promoters AND audiences which over 6 years, has given EC very high rankings in search engines. Ranking one & two in searches like "What's on in Cairns" and "Cairns Gig Guide" means a lot- anyone using the internet to look for a word like "music", "musician", "gig" plus the word "Cairns" is highly likely to see the EC website. 2015 stats ave of 12000 unique visitors and 35000 page views per month.
- Having a profile and listing events - it's a mini website which is cost effective and you can promote your profile to social media and show fans your gig listing in chronological order. Your profile is a one page Electronic Press Kit which you can promote actively through social media and send digitally to potential venues and festival.
- The more event listings you have- it seems to lead to a higher number of profile views, event views and contribute to better web presence when people search for your band name. That's a great thing to have on your side when you're actively gigging. Artists not gigging so much - it's a cost effective web page without needing an entire website.