Having attracted tens of thousands of bands and entertainers, Onesheet is today announcing that it has been acquired by Bandzoogle, a website creation platform for musicians. While the terms of the deal were not disclosed, Bandzoogle CEO David Dufresne tells us that Onesheet will remain an independent product and will be relaunched shortly, as part of the company’s larger, platform-wide redesign, which he says has been “two years in the making.”
Two years ago, ArtistData founder and serial entrepreneur Brenden Mulligan launched Onesheet to give bands and musicians an easy way to build a social presence on the Web. Akin to an “About.me for bands,” Onesheet allows musicians and artists to build a one-page, aggregated dossier from their existing social channels and third-party services, whether it be to link their music from SoundCloud, Bandcamp or iTunes or to post videos from YouTube and Vimeo.
While Bandzoogle may not be a household name in the U.S., the Montreal-based company has managed to survive in a tough and volatile market by providing independent bands and musicians with affordable tools through which they can manage all of their online activity. Today, the company powers tens of thousands of musician websites, allowing them to sell directly to fans through its built-in store, promote their music with email blasts and social network integration and manage their interactions with fans.
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