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We’re moving!

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If you have visited All About Jazz or Jazz Near You recently, you were no doubt greeted with a 502 or 503 or if you were really lucky, a 504 error message. Though the website has been generally responsive, we've also experienced slower than normal stretches. With expansion and new features on the horizon, we anticipate higher traffic demands, resulting in a greater burden on our server. The good news is, we have a solution. Some ...

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Give your local Jazz Near You website some pizzazz with a header photo.

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Have access to a photo that screams jazz in your city? Or how about one that distinctly identifies your city? (think the Gateway Arch in St. Louis) If so, contact us and we'll adorn your local Jazz Near You website with it. We've done it for Detroit, Paris, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Istanbul, Kansas City, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Copenhagen—we can do it for your city too. Photos must be horizontally oriented and at least 1920 pixels wide. It should also ...

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TIP: Maximize your event spotlight promotional effort.

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Musicians, venue owners, and presenters can increase the visibility of their events and boost ticket sales with the Jazz Near You Event Spotlight service. Spotlight gives an event prime placement on the Jazz Near You home page, on the Jazz Near You calendar page, in the weekly Jazz Near You email, and in the Jazz Near You app. The Spotlight service is only $40 per event and can run up to five weeks from the date. A last minute spotlight ...

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New professional services page details promotional options by type

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Looking to advertise at All About Jazz or Jazz Near You and don't know where to start? Or are you a current advertiser wanting to explore additional options relevant to your specific needs? Our new Professional Services page outlines all opportunities and presents them in an easy-to-read grid so musicians, publicists, and presenters can quickly identify the right solutions to support their promotional goals.

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Revamped All About Jazz homepage launches.

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Welcome to our redesigned homepage! Our longstanding goal is to improve our layout to help you find the content you value most, and as we grow and introduce new sections, we occasionally revisit the design to make sure it's working for all. In this last go round, we allocated more space to Radio and Video of the Day and introduced JazzWeek Radio Chart and Gallery. There's also Publisher's Desk where I'll keep you abreast of recent website happenings. The redesign ...

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Discover what’s new at All About Jazz with Publisher’s Desk.

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Introducing “Publisher's Desk," a brand new section where we highlight website improvements, introduce new sections, share tips, announce collaborations, and simply stay in touch with you, our loyal readers and members. Look for the “Publisher's Desk" section to the right of the Upcoming Events section on the All About Jazz home page.

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All About Jazz launches Premium Venue Page Promotional Service.

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Shortly after we closed the Top Venues Poll, we launched the Premium Venue Page promotional service. It's like our Premium Musician Page Service but for clubs! Check out these two examples: Bop Stop and Vortex Jazz Club.

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Video of the Day promotional service improves. 50% off sale.

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We improved our Video of the Day promotional service for musicians, record labels, event producers, etc. We offer more coverage (including a section on the All About Jazz home page) and it's currently 50% off.

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More Jazz Near You website improvements.

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We implemented a series of Jazz Near You design changes to improve navigation and flow including fast access to upcoming months. Check out our most popular Jazz Near You website.

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2019 Top venues readers poll in the books!

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We completed our first readers poll: Top 100 Venues. View the results and be on the lookout for a Favorite Living Jazz Guitarists poll next.