Tag: Sales

The New Square Market is (Update: NOT) the Best Way to Sell Merch Online

Update

Since publishing this, we’ve had a serious issue and no longer recommend Square Market. Read more in this updated blog post.

Few should be unfamiliar with Square, the little credit card reader that plugs into any smartphone’s headphone jack and allows you to take payments with their free app and…



When Fans Were Offered a Choice of High-Quality Digital Formats, They Chose…

When we recently setup an online store for the band Arco’s Angel, the band wanted to offer fans a choice of higher quality digital formats – something beyond what iTunes and Amazon currently offer. We clearly indicated the types of format, the file sizes, and what free players could play the download files….



Every Band Should Have a Square Account

If you’re a band, often times your best chance of generating income is selling music and merch directly to your fans at the shows. As a fan, there have been plenty of times where I might have purchased an album or t-shirt, but just didn’t have the…