Join Bobby Owsinski for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimizing media for your site, part of Website Management for Musicians and Bands.
The user experience of a website is…all-important, and that it's been proven that many…users won't even stick around if they have to wait for the site to load.…Not only that, it's possible that the search engines…can penalize your ranking as a result, as well.…That's why it's important to optimize your media…files so that they load as fast as possible.…There are three types of media that you'll…be using for your site graphics, music, and video.…Let's look at how to optimize each of them.…Graphics optimization…is a trade off between image quality and a small file size.…At some point the image quality will suffer as the file size is decreased.…
Finding the ideal point is where the image detail remains in sharp.…But the file size is sufficiently small.…Here's some things to consider when optimizing your images for your site.…Although 300 DPIs is standard for print, that's overkill on a computer monitor.…Newer monitors display at 96 DPI, so you can consider going to that resolution.…But any higher than that currently provides…
Get more music marketing tips from Bobby in Facebook for Musicians and Bands and Social Media Basics for Musicians and Bands.
- Identifying the key elements of a successful band website
- Visual design and navigation tips
- Optimizing media for your site
- Adding a website description and meta tags
- Designing the press and booking sections
- Measuring your website's performance