Stacey Bedford, CEO Bandzoogle | Smiling, in a dark blazer and white top.

“We’re always looking to improve our features for musicians, and having robust eCommerce options for selling merch is at the top of that list. It’s so rewarding to see our members using these tools to make even more money through their websites.” –Stacey Bedford, CEO Bandzoogle

Stacey Bedford, CEO of Bandzoogle is my guest for this special episode number 250. She didn’t know this would be our 250th episode when we spoke, but we had a great conversation.

Stacey shares the news of Bandzoogle’s recent milestone of surpassing $100 million in commission-free sales of music, merch, and tickets through their websites. We also talk about bees, skeleton humor and how we came to be in this universe, the significance of Bandzoogle’s last five years, lessons learned since her humble beginnings in customer service at Bandzoogle, her current passions, the value of unplugging, public speaking, her best advice to creative artists and musicians, the importance of a website for musicians, relevant success stories) and more.

“One of our priorities has always been to help musicians make more money from their music, which is why we’ve never taken a commission from sales,” says Bandzoogle CEO Stacey Bedford. “We’re so proud that our members have reached such an incredible milestone, especially since all of that money went directly to them.”

Please enjoy my conversation with Stacey Bedford of Bandzoogle.

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