As a band or an artist you can now take
advantage of cross.tv's unique artist account, allowing you to
build your own social network for your fan base, your contacts and
your friends. You can use it to promote your music and your projects
globally in multiple languages and to network with other players in
the industry. Some of the features which your free cross.tv account
Artist page with multiple pages,
personal menu and option to add pages in multiple languages You can
specify the language of your page when creating it. Your visitors
will automatically see your pages in their own language, if you make
it available in their particular language.
Video sharing & archiving.
Unlimited server space, all common video file types accepted.
Control over your “Artist
Channel”, giving you censorship over user uploads of your music
videos and audio files. Simply apply for control over your “Artist
Audio sharing & archiving with
unlimited server space.
Control over making your media
downloadable or restrict it to “streaming only”.
Event management tool to announce
concerts, tours, festivals and other appearances
Private discussion forums
Prayer network feature
Building a local and a global fan
Automatic notification to your
contact and fan network on your latest uploads & blogs
Free postings in the global
Here are a few great ideas for your
cross.tv Artist Account:
Create an artist account by
submitting an email address you have access to into the “Enter
Email” field on the start page in the upper right corner.
Go to your Mailbox and click on
the activation link. Check your spam folder, if you don’t find the
activation email in your Inbox within 15 minutes.
Log into your new artist account
and use the “invite friends” function to send invitations to all
your band members, management, label, friends and fans you want to
join your new online family network.
If you are a band, send an
invitation to another email address of your own to connect yourself
with your artist account. You will then have your personal account
connected as a band member to your artist account. Note that you
need a different email address for any new cross.tv account you
create because your email address is an alternative user name to log
in with which could come handy if you forget your user name.
When inviting band members,
professional liaisons or friends to join your artist network on
cross.tv, simply enter their email address double check for correct
spelling and select the RIGHT RELATIONSHIP TYPE. You can invite band
members as “Members”, Staff as “Staff Members”, friends as
“Friends”, etc. This allows your artist site to reflect “who
is who” to your fans and it allows you to share certain media,
blogs or private forum access with your band members, staff or
Check with everyone you invited to
make sure they understand what it is for, why and how to accept the
Create and design new pages with
text and photos and any information you want to share about your
music, events, projects, etc.
Upload videos and photos and share
them with your fans and friends or with your band members, staff or
Do a search among the “Artist
Channels” under “Videos/Artists & Bands”. There may
already exist an Artist channel with your name or band name. Open
your channel and click on “Apply for Artist Channel” to send an
application to cross.tv to take control over your artist channel.
Cross.tv will contact you to verify the legitimacy of your claim
with you or your management. This is to ensure, that no one else but
you can take charge over your artist channel. Once verified,
cross.tv will connect your Artist Channel with your Artist Account,
allowing you to add media to it and delete user uploads that are
being dropped into your Artist Channel. This way you have control
over what is being published about you on cross.tv and gives you the
opportunity to replace poor quality user uploads with your own high
quality material, to ensure you are “in the right light”
Make sure to link to your website
from your cross.tv and to your cross.tv from your website. To add
a cool, purple “.tv” Button with a link to your cross.tv
Artist Account next to your other social network link buttons, go to
our “Banners Page” or click here. You will find embeddable .tv
Buttons in various sizes.
EXPERT TIP: Already have a Facebook
and/or Twitter account? Connect it with your cross.tv Artist Account to
automatically share certain information with your Facebook and/or Twitter contacts
whenever you publish it to your cross.tv. You only need to upload
something once, publish it on cross.tv and it will automatically be
published on your Facebook and/or Twitter as well. This way you don’t have to
maintain multiple social network accounts!