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Saturday, April 20 • 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Website Demolition Derby (Presented by Bandzoogle)

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This session will offer live critiques of EXPO attendees' websites. Our panelists will assess each site's design, organization, content and functionality. How does the website fit with the artist's overall online strategy, and how successfully does it achieve the artist's goals? Our experts have worked with thousands of songwriters and musicians, from major label superstars to secluded basement composers. They are extremely knowledgeable about website best practices and deeply allergic to bad design, music that auto-starts, Flash widgets and unreadable fonts. Our panelists have been instructed to be ruthless and leave all diplomacy aside, so if you're courageous enough to submit your website for their scrutiny, send a note to Bandzoogle's Dave Cool: dcool@bandzoogle.com.


Moderator
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David Dufresne

CEO - Bandzoogle
CEO - Bandzoogle David Dufresne is CEO of Bandzoogle, the most powerful platform for musicians to build their website, engage their fans, and sell their music and merch directly. Bandzoogle works with many thousands of bands and musicians to help them create a strong base for their online strategy. David is a reformed venture capitalist, having spent 8 years placing bets on software, web, and video game startups. He’s an obsessive music... Read More →

Panelists
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Kyle Bylin

Founder & Editor - Sidewinder.fm (Live Nation Labs)
Founder & Editor - Sidewinder.fm (Live Nation Labs) Kyle Bylin is a music industry and technology analyst, who specializes in consumer products and behavioral trends. Bylin is spearheading the development of the Ultimate Chart and Sidewinder.FM at Live Nation Labs. He was the Editor of Hypebot, a leading trade publication, as well as Social/Streaming Chart Manager and Columnist at Billboard magazine.
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Dave Cool

Director, Artist Relations – Bandzoogle
Director, Artist Relations – Bandzoogle Dave Cool (yes, that’s his real name) is the Director of Artist Relations for Bandzoogle, a website and marketing platform for musicians. Through blogging, social media, and traveling to conferences, he keeps an open dialogue with the indie artist community about the challenges they face, and what strategies they can use to advance their careers.
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Hisham Dahud

Director, Digital Strategy - Fame House
Director, Digital Strategy - Fame House Hisham Dahud is a music industry professional at the epicenter of digital strategy, music technology, and musicianship – carrying a uniquely wide perspective of today’s music business. By day - although by no means a "day job" in the traditional sense - he is the Digital Strategy Director of Fame House, having helped launch the company in 2011 with CEO Michael Fiebach. Since inception, Fame... Read More →
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Matt Lee

Web Development Director - Fame House
Web Development Director - Fame House A hybrid web designer and developer, Matt Lee is the Web Development Director at Fame House. With experience in working with clients in the music, fashion and media industries, Matt has designed, developed and maintained high traffic websites for celebrity clients. His passion lies in creating intuitive, high-quality designs while maintaining great attention to detail. With focus on usability and user... Read More →



Saturday April 20, 2013 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Hollywood Ballroom #2 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

Attendees (51)