Frequently Asked Questions
You Have Questions. We Have The Answers.
To create your account on our web site, click to the Signup page, and complete the signup form. Enter your current email address, and choose a password. Once you have finished registering, you will receive a verification email. Click the link in that email to complete the verification process.
Your account will give you access to all of the member features of BrettNation.com Web Site, including the ability to create/edit and delete your postings. When creating an account, please keep these guidelines in mind:
* Your username must be an email address from which you currently send and receive mail to
* Your password should be at least four characters long and should not be a commonly used word. Select a unique combination of letters and numbers.
We suggest that you attempt to the process again - and if you are still unable to create an account, please check these troubleshooting tips:
* Check if your browsers cookies are enabled. If, after entering your information and clicking Create My Account, the page simply refreshes and does not return a confirmation page, you may need to enable your browsers cookies.
* Clear your browsers cache and cookies. If you have cookies enabled but the page still refreshes with no error message, you can try this option. Do a Google search on browser-specific instructions for clearing your cache and cookies.
* If you have already checked that your cookies are enabled and you are still seeing an error message that your browsers cookie functionality is turned off, try opening a new window in your browser. Sometimes using tabs in a single browser instance can cause your cookies to stick.
If you have forgotten your password or are receiving the message "The username or password you entered is incorrect" when you try to sign in to your account, just enter your email address on the Forgot Your Password page and complete the form.
Yes! To determine if you indeed have an account on BrettNation.com, just enter your email address on the Forgot Your Password page and complete the form. If there is no registered account associated with your email address, you will get a message that prompts you to create a new account. To create a new account, visit the click to the Signup page.
If you have a registered account, please follow the instructions to reset your password.
Your feedback helps our team identify new issues that sometimes occur when maintaining an online presence of this magnitude.
We ask that you report a potential bug only after you have been able to reproduce it?s occurrence. Many reported issues typically occur because of incorrect browser and system configurations, and generally not from potential functional issues with the website itself.
We invite you to submit a report via our click to the Report Bugs area so that we can accurately assess the potential problem.
Should you wish to file a more detailed report on any potential issues you are experiencing, we ask that you provide our technical team with as much information as possible.
Please use the following guide as a template for your bug report, and e-mail it to: email@example.com
Your Gmail address:
Summary of issue:
What actions did you take when this issue occurred?
Which browser extensions or toolbars are installed on your computer, if any?
Which Internet security, firewall, anti-virus, or pop-up blocking software is installed on your computer, if any?
Note: Please Submit a screenshot (maximum 1 MB)
We have created the first social network of like minded people...well, for You! Membership to our community can come in two forms:
Brett Nation Artists can:
* Upload and sell your music in a groundbreaking, innovative fashion
* Post Albums and Photos to your profiles
* Communicate with your fans
* Earn for the sale of your music
* Educate yourself with The Insider, Jake Israel
* Integrate your BrettNation.com profile with your existing marketing
Brett Nation Listeners can:
* Discover both new, unsigned and professional recording artists
* Search, Listen + Download BrettNation.com music
* Become part of a worldwide social network
* Share your finds with friends
* Assist in making a difference in the global community
* Easily communicate with members and artists alike
Tired of uploading music files one by one? Forget the old way. BrettNation.com has the capability to upload multiple music files on your system all at one go. Once logged into the web site, simply look for the "Upload Music" icons located throughout the graphical interface.
Once selected, you will be prompted to located the desired music file(s) from your hard drive, and upload them to your profile and for administrator approval.
Be sure to review our Submission Guidelines before submitting your music files for administrator approval.
To post any audio or image-based content on BrettNation.com your images must be prepare them according to our Submission Guidelines. We wish to maintain the highest of standards when it comes to our submitted material. So, while we welcome diversity and do not modify or revise submitted content, our webmasters check the technical quality of your content to ensure they meet our criteria.
Previously published work and simultaneous submissions are fine. However, please cite where possible the work was published, and contact us if your piece was accepted elsewhere during submission. This does not necessarily prevent your music from being listed on BrettNation.com, but might prevent other web sites, agencies and institutions dropping legal paperwork in our laps. Authors retain copyright of submitted material, but grant BrettNation digital publishing rights of all content.
BrettNation.com does not currently pay for submissions.
BrettNation.com is the first online community of like minded artists who have the intention of helping others in need across the world. We offer a new type of social network for artists and listeners to Search, Listen Download c ompleted works as well converse regarding music and artistic ventures - under the pretense that art can provide fuel for change and create the impetus to channel much needed funds to established international charities and organizations.
Emphasis is placed on the revitalization of the Arts and Music communities and the ongoing development of a "philanthropic commitment" from these artists to such widely known international organizations. The immediate idea: to create a stream of charitable donations while offering artists a chance to become part of the movement starting here at Brett Nation.
So here is how were going to do it:
Per Sale Finanicals:
Artist Commission: 40%
Donation Stream: 30%
Brett Nation Developement: 30%
Total Sale Amount: X
Paypal Transaction Fee: ($0.30 * Number of Transactions)
Paypal Processing Fee: X * 0.029
Site Fee: Y
Pending Amount To Artist: = X - PayPal Trans Fee - PayPal Processing Fee - Site Fee (Y)
In addition to the aggregate number of track, album and sales figures presented in real-time by BrettNation.com, monthly donation reports are made available for public review and download.
As BrettNation.com utilizes PayPal as our primary source of e-commerce and checkout, all detailed transaction and fiscal reports are made availale directly within your PayPal account interface, and can be setup in such a way to deliver these reports on a scheduled basis to authorized administrators.
As a BrettNation.com artist, and a business owner, we strongly reccommend that you familiarize yourself with the processes, capabilities and intracacies of the PayPal system. More information can be obtained at the PayPal web site.
BrettNation.com is endowed with a complement of integrated social networking features. Utilizing the "Share This" module that is enabled on every Artist and Listener profile, users can invite friends in, they can listen to their playlists, post comments and share messages and profile settings on every known Social Networking platform. Users can in this way learn more about who visited their profile and share a lot of information amongst themselves.
1 - Once logged in to BrettNation.com, click on the My Home link.
2 - Select "Music Settings"
3 - Select "Artist Promo Settings"
4 - Select an image from your hard drive, ideally 450x300 pixels and upload it to your Promo Area. 5 - Shamless Self Promotion Sells! Be sure to include a Promo Caption!
Not at this time. We are currently working to enable Artists with the ability to have an entire gallery of images.
Do you want to be able to listen to a list of songs one after the other without interruption? Quick MIX will help them you this. Just add selected songs to Quick MIX and listen to them without the bother of identifying and playing the tracks each time.
In addition to a cost effective Pay-Per-Impression banner advertising program we?ve also put our heads together and have come up with an idea that operates in tandem with the spirit of our mandate.
As artists and musicians ourselves, our team?s secondary goal of supporting the launch of the web site (and our new paths in the music industry) through live performance on television, radio, the internet and live on stage...well...needs some support!
We have allocated a select number of premium advertising locations on BrettNation.com for those who can support us in our pursuits. We would be more than interested to entertain all types of support and/or endorsement suggestions as artists and performers in exchange for enrollment in our advertising programs.
Our demographics are perfectly suited for targeting virtually EVERYTHING related to art and music performance, fashion, clothing and modern lifestyles. Our membership encompasses a wide variety of age groups and segmented international marketplaces.
"When those of like mind and energy join together the possibilities can indeed become truly endless." - Steve Brett on developing BrettNation.com
For More information, we invite you to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not familiar with his work, you soon will be. Visionary producer and musician Jake Israel brings his immense network of contacts and vast expertise in A/R, music and video production, marketing and advertising as well as public relations to the forefront in his role as Artist and Media Relations Director at BrettNation.com.
For more information on how you can appear on "The Insider" or, if you would like Jake to review one of your products, please contact Jake directly at: email@example.com