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What is the difference between a Free and a Premium membership?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">For the most part, the Premium membership affords many more benefits such as enhanced features, profile customization, video and song exposure on the home page, more chances to get noticed and make money, etc… Please see our Membership Features list for a full description.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

What is the cost of a Premium membership?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Our pricing is extremely reasonable at $4.99/month or $24.99/year.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Other sites charge way more than this but to us, this should be as affordable as possible.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

Why should I pay for a Premium Membership?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Premium memberships allow you many more opportunities to meet musicians, sell music, make money, promote your profile, etc…<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>If you really want the best chance to meet members, make money, and get more exposure, you NEED a Premium membership.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

How do I become a Featured Member?

<p>Simply upgrade or sign up for a Premium membership.  Our <a href="http://www.musicianmatch.com/featured_members.php">Featured Members</a> are our Premium members who really want the best chance to meet members, sell music, make money, promote their profiles, etc…They are featured on all pages (including the home page) as well as the dedicated Featured Members page.</p>

How do I get my Profile, Video, MP3, or Virtual Project featured?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Simply become a Premium Member and enjoy more exposure.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

What can MusicianMatch.com do for me?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">We think you will get out of it exactly what you put into it.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Here are some things we can do for you, among others:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a social space to meet musicians, make music, and build your band<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a Facebook embeddable MP3 player to post and sell your MP3’s<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a store front to make money and sell MP3’s, musician gear or memorabilia from our Buy and Sell Gear area, or t-shirts and other merch from your Zazzle or CafePress store.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a Profile containing MP3’s, videos, photos, artwork, music store, etc...to help you advertise your self, your music, or your music industry profession.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you the opportunity to meet Music Industry Pros who can help you develop, create, and complete you music<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a social space to create a Virtual Project to audition other members, see what your music sounds like together, and build your band.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a social space to post your Events so people can come and hear your music<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a social space to write Blogs about your music interests<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a social space to participate in Forums<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"> </b>to discuss your musical tastes<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 10pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Give you a News area to keep your contacts and fans apprised of your current affairs.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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Why should I sign up?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">As musicians trying to make it in the music business, exposure is one of the most important things that will contribute to your success.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>You must be present on as many social sites as possible.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>We give you the platform to create a complete Profile with videos, MP3’s, photos, etc…, meet other musicians, make music using Virtual Projects, and build your band.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>We also have Music Industry Pros on the site to help you with recording, lessons, management, etc…<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

Is this site safe?

<p>MusicianMatch is as safe as you make it.  Please refer to our <a href="http://www.musicianmatch.com/safety_tips.php">Safety Tips</a> with recommendations on how to make your time here positive, enjoyable, lucrative, and above all, safe.</p>

How can I make money on MusicianMatch.com?

<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Sell your MP3’s directly from your MP3 player.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Your MP3 player has an embed code so you can post it on FaceBook</span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Sell your used gear, music memorabilia, services, etc… in our Buy and Sell Gear area<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Become an Affiliate and help us promote MusicianMatch.com<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 10pt 1in; mso-add-space: auto; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1" class="MsoListParagraphCxSpLast"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: Symbol; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Symbol; mso-bidi-font-family: Symbol"><span style="mso-list: Ignore">·<span style="font: 7pt "Times New Roman"">         </span></span></span><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Sell your t-shirts or other merch by uploading your Zazzle or CafePress stores.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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How do I become an Affiliate?

<p>Easy.  Just go to your account page, click the “tools” tab, and click on Affiliate Registration.  Click <a href="http://www.musicianmatch.com/affiliate.php">here </a>to learn about our Affiliate program.</p>

I am in a band, can I still sign up?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Absolutely!<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span></b>As a band trying to make it in the music business, exposure is one of the most important things that will contribute to your success.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>You must be present on as many social sites as possible.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Here you can advertise and sell your music or search for replacement members (audition them via Virtual Projects) to complete your band.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

I am a Music Industry Pro, can I still sign up?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Absolutely!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>We want you to build your profile and advertise/offer your services to our members and help them with their music careers, virtual projects, general sound, etc…and to generate more business for yourself.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

I am an advertiser. Can I buy ad space on MusicianMatch.com?

<p>Yes.  All advertisers must be approved to ensure your content is consistent with ours.  Please view our “<a href="http://www.musicianmatch.com/advertise.php">Advertise with us</a>” page for advertising rates and info</p>

What is a Virtual Project?

<p>A <a href="http://www.musicianmatch.com/virtual_projects.php">Virtual Project </a>(VP) is our way of allowing members to collaborate on songs together from across town or across the globe.  This is a great way for you to “audition” future band mates by actually making music together.  What a great way to see if you can work together, if your styles or personalities match, or if you can actually form a band.  A Virtual Project will take out a lot of the guess work for you.  You can also invite recording engineers, producers, or any other Music Industry Pro to help you with your project.</p>

What is the “MusicianMatch Me” icon on my account page?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">This is an automatic search that will automatically match you with members or virtual projects that meet your genre and skills wanted on your profile.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

What is the RSS feed?

<p>As a member, your RSS feed will be a feed of all of your MusicianMatch Me automatic results.  If you are not a member, the RSS feed will show all new members on Musicianmatch.com</p>

I did not receive my activation email upon registration, what do I do?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Please email us using <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">info at musicianmatch dot com</i> and tell us your username or ID number you got when you registered.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

How do I change my password?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Log into your account, click “account settings, and click the “password” tab.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

Will my personal information be published?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoNormal"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">NO!<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>See our Privacy Terms.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

Why aren’t my songs playing on my MP3 player?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">You must make sure you upload MP3’s only.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span><span style="text-transform: uppercase">No other formats will play.</span><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

Why are my photos not showing up?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Your photos must be under 2MB.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

How do I add/edit/delete an event?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Log into your account and click on the “events tab”.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>You will see an “add/edit/delete” link.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><u><o:p></o:p></u></b></span></p>

How do I change my profile photo?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Log into your account, click the “my gallery” link under your photo.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Then click “edit” to change the photo.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

How do I upload a YouTube video?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Log into your account and click “add videos”.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Follow instructions.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Only add the YouTube URL NOT THE EMBED CODE as shown in the instructions.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>We can only accept YouTube videos at this time.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

How do I edit/delete a YouTube video?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Log into your account.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>All of your videos are listed on your account page under “media” and have an “edit” or “delete” button next to them.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

How do I upload/edit/delete an MP3?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Log into your account ands click “manage music”.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>Follow instructions to upload an MP3 ONLY.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">  </span>ALL OTHER FORMATS WILL NOT PLAY.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

Can I sell MP3's?

<p>Yes.  As a Free member, you can upload 6 but as a Premium member, you can upload up to 24 MP3's.</p>

What is the Buy and Sell Gear area?

<p>     This is where you can buy and sell anything music related similar to an Ebay auction.  Posting and bidding is simple and easy. </p>

My question is not here. What can I do?

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt 0.5in" class="MsoListParagraph"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 10pt">Please contact us with any other questions.<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><u><o:p></o:p></u></b></span></p>

How do I delete the MusicianMatch T-shirt store from my profile?

<p>As a Premium member, it can be deleted and replaced with your own Zazzle T-shirt store.</p>

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