The First Chord
Digital PR package for upcoming performers from Artist Digital
Artist Digital offers a digital presentation package for upcoming musicians and music ensembles. If you are at the start of your artistic career and struggle to find the right tools for your presentation online, The First Chord is the right tune for you.
The package is designed for individual artists as well as for choirs, chamber ensembles, orchestras and other music groups.
What is included
Professionally designed WEBSITE fully adapted for desktop and mobile platforms
12 high-resolution retouched IMAGES to be used on the website and for print
Your own domain name, web hosting and webmail for one year
100 medium images to be used on social media
Professional PHOTO SESSION in London or at your location
Editing GUIDE for basic website updates if you'd like to make them yourself*
Individuals & Groups
* You can also arrange further maintenance of your website by Artist Digital.
** The price for the package includes VAT.
The First Chord website will present the following content:
The hyperlinks and previews to your audio or video recordings (provided by you)
The hyperlinks to your professional social media accounts (provided by you)
The list of your upcoming performances including dates, venues and a hyperlink to the ticket source
A mobiles version adapted for all major mobile platforms
The images taken at the photo session
Your contact details
Your website will be based on the WordPress Content Management System and will be fully adapted for the mobile platforms. One round of corrections will be accepted before your website is complete. The cost of a domain name registration and one-year's hosting is £55+VAT/annum and is included in the package. You will have to renew your hosting at the end of the year to keep your website online and to retain the ownership of your domain.
See an example of The First Chord website here.
Once you have submitted your application and prepayment for The First Chord, we will contact you to make an appointment with our photographer.
The photo session can take place in our photo studios in London or in Berlin, as well as at a location more convenient for you (travel expenses will be added to the price of the package). Our photographer will produce 12 professional high-resolution images to be used on your First Chord website, for the auditions and other professional engagements, as well as for print. You will also receive up to 100 medium-resolution images for your social media publications.
As a part of your First Chord pack, you will also receive an illustrated step-by-step editing guide explaining the basics of your website content editing. Alternatively, you can sign an annual maintenance agreement with Artist Digital.
Your editing guide will help you with the following:
Your domain and hosting details, the details of your webmail
How to add or change a hyperlink
How to access and navigate the Content Management System
How to edit your calendar and the gallery
How to edit textual content
How to add or change a link to your social media account
The basic website editing guide will enable you to edit the information on your website as you are progressing in your music career. It provides you with independence and assurance that your details are up-to-date.
How to apply
Get your digital presentation package in four simple steps:
Fill in the application form
Please make sure you choose the correct form. If you don't have all of the information to hand, fill in the compulsory fields first - you will be able to submit the remaining content later.
Get in touch with us
Email Artist Digital to arrange the date for your photo session.
Submit your prepayment
We will start working on your project when we have received your prepayment. You can pay online or request an invoice from us and arrange a bank transfer.
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Submit the remaining fee
After your project is complete and before you get the keys to your website and receive your photos, you will have to submit the remaining fee.
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The schedule depends on how quickly and accurately you can provide us with the required information and on the arrangements for your photo session. Once we have got all your materials, we commit to completing your package within 30 working days.