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Big Cartel for digital downloads?

Postby ken long » Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:13 pm

Hello,

Looking for a simple website that will allow people to purchase a digital music download using Paypal and have a link to said product be sent to them.

Don't want streaming, don't want a pro account.

Basically, looking for something like Big Cartel with the purchased product being an automated link sent to the customer.

Thanks for your ideas!
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Re: Big Cartel for digital downloads?

Postby blinddrew » Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:29 pm

Bandcamp?
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Re: Big Cartel for digital downloads?

Postby Martin Walker » Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:45 pm

Yep, Bandcamp would be my answer as well, with the added advantage that the majority of the money goes direct to the musician 8-)

I always download my Bandcamp purchases in Flac format, although I am beginning to wonder whether one of the 'slightly compacted' formats might save a lot more space on my hard drive without being audibly degraded.


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Re: Big Cartel for digital downloads?

Postby ken long » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:00 am

Bandcamp is good but the content is stream-able and to disable streaming you need a pro account apparently.

Also, they take 10%. Trying to avoid anything other than Paypal fees.

The Big Cartel system would be ideal with some kind of mail chimp system to send out links to people who purchase the files. (I know Big Cartel do Pulley which is their own system but that requires a monthly subscription).
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Re: Big Cartel for digital downloads?

Postby blinddrew » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:30 pm

Ah right. Hmmm. When we looked at something similar with the label (many years ago admittedly) we ended up building it ourselves.
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