Earn an extra $5 from everyone at your next show

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GigTown, the mobile app that connects local musicians, venues, and concertgoers, is doing something interesting to help you earn more money from your live shows.

For every fan that uses the GigTown app to “check in” at one of your concerts, you’ll earn $5 — even if the gig wasn’t booked through GigTown.

The company has set aside $20,000 each month for this “tip campaign” as a way of attracting new users (both fans and musicians) to the app.

$5 for every single fan that checks into your gig using GigTown. That’s pretty sweet.

This tip campaign won’t last forever, though they project they’ll have enough funds to go at least until the end of 2016. But in the meantime, it’s a pretty great way to make some extra cash from your live sets.

Check out details here: http://blog.gigtown.com/tips.

Have you used GigTown? Thoughts? Would you announce to your fans that they should use a new app to “check in” to your shows online so you can earn more dough? Let us know in the comments below.

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  • Andy Altman

    This is Andy, ‘Grand Poobah’/CEO of GigTown. Always happy to answer questions! In regards to CD Baby’s conversation starter – we’ve seen many artists have a lot of success getting Check Ins when they tell people briefly from the stage. That said, we’ve also seen a lot of artists do great just from telling people at the merch booth or in between sets (if it’s a restaurant/bar gig, or something similar). Anyways, thanks CD Baby for helping us spread the word! Hope lots of artists get on board 🙂