I love Fanbridge's ability to sort people into superfans and allow them to sign up for a street team list in order to help me spread the word about new announcements and local concerts. However, I've seen other websites that can actually track shares, tweets, and referrals with their street teams so I don't have to manually count them if I decide to hold contests for the street team members who are the most successful with their promotions. It's easy enough to send out free downloads and coupon codes to a few hundred superfans, but tracking points down to an even smaller group of the most active and helpful fans would make it so I could give away special experiences and limited edition merchandise and other awesome, but more time-intensive and personal things. I think it would also allow me to host viral campaigns and contests more easily and therefore more often. A system of counting and ranking points for each fan that helps to spread the word about my new releases and tour dates would be so valuable to me.
I've seen this done on PunchTab and CrowdTwist (if I'm not expressing my idea clearly enough, look them up for a better example), and I think I remember ReverbNation using some kind of widget that could track which fans were using it and how many people responded to each fan's promotion. I think that FanBridge could really benefit from something like this, since it really encourages interacting with and rewarding fans for their awesomeness.
I have signed up for sites like those in the past, but FanBridge is the one I've chosen to pay to use so I figure it's worth suggesting. I also try not to ask my fans to sign up for too many things on my behalf, so the growth and confidence in my mailing list here is important to me. Ever since I started paying for my FanBridge membership a few years ago, the site has grown and improved in so many ways, making my purchase even more valuable as you guys continue to come up with more and more things that add so much to my ability to be a full-time musician. Thank you so much for everything you guys do for us, and I hope you like this idea.
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