At a Glance
- Creating a website can help you connect with fans, monetize your passion, and transform your career by offering diverse income streams and greater control over branding and content ownership.
- A personal website can also help establish professionalism, foster community engagement, and provide direct communication with fans.
- Creating a personal website is not as difficult as it may seem, and resources like my Slay The Web 101 workshop can help you get started with minimal technical know-how!
Why Digital is the New Drag Stage
Hey, loves! You’re familiar with owning the stage, captivating audiences, and connecting with people through your performances. But today, there’s a new kind of stage that’s taking the world by storm – the digital one!
In this connected world, being online isn’t just an option, it’s a necessity. A digital presence is a virtual stage that waits for your unique brand of magic. It’s a platform designed for expression, creativity, and connection, just like you!
Ready to discover how a personal website can skyrocket your career to new heights? Sit tight as we delve into 13 fabulous reasons why it’s time you had a website of your own. Let’s get started! 🏁👑
13 Reasons Why YOU Need a Website!
Are you excited to step into the spotlight of the digital world? Perfect!
Let’s dive into these 13 reasons why owning your very own website is a game-changer for you and your career:
- Digital Tipping: Having your own website allows you to set up a system for digital tipping. In an increasingly cashless world, this feature ensures your fans can show their appreciation directly and instantly, even from a distance.
- Other Monetization Opportunities: Your own website can serve as a platform to sell merchandise, tickets to your shows, or offer subscription-based content. It allows you to explore diverse income streams beyond what social media platforms typically offer.
- Showcase Talent: A personal website acts as a digital portfolio, displaying your performances, costumes, makeup skills, and more. It’s a powerful way to demonstrate your talent to anyone, anywhere.
- Own Your Content: On your own website, you’re the owner of your content. Social media platforms’ sudden policy changes or account suspensions could risk you losing access to your content or audience.
- Control Over Branding: Unlike social media platforms with their fixed layouts and restrictions, your own website lets you dictate the design and branding to authentically reflect your unique drag persona.
- Press and Booking Inquiries: A dedicated contact page on your website makes it straightforward for press or event organizers to contact you for bookings, interviews, collaborations, and more.
- Event Calendar: An integrated calendar on your website can keep your fans updated about your upcoming performances, tours, and events.
- Professionalism: A personal website conveys a level of seriousness and dedication to your craft, positioning you as a professional in your field.
- Direct Communication with Fans: With your own website, you can establish a mailing list or a blog to communicate directly with your fans, bypassing the algorithms of social media platforms.
- SEO Visibility: A well-optimized website increases your chances of being found on search engines when people search for drag shows, performers, or related content.
- Endorsements and Partnerships: A professional-looking website can attract endorsements and partnerships from brands, especially those in the fashion, cosmetics, or entertainment industries.
- Community Building: Features like forums or chat rooms on your website can enable your fans to interact, fostering a sense of community and engagement.
- Long-form Content: While social media is great for brief updates, a website allows for more comprehensive content like longer blog posts and in-depth guides..
Think Building a Website is Too Hard? Not on My Watch!
I get it. Just the thought of creating your own website can seem daunting. It’s like learning a whole new language, right?
But hold up!
What if I told you it doesn’t have to be that way?
What if you could create a simple, beautiful, and functional website with minimal technical know-how? Sounds like a dream?
Well, it’s time to turn that dream into reality!
Enroll in my ✨FREE✨ workshop: Slay The Web 101!
Slay The Web 101: The Building Blocks of Creating Your Own Drag Website is my free — yes, free! — workshop that’ll help you get started with creating your own simple, beautiful, and functional website with minimal technical know-how!
Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll learn:
- Brand It, Queen! Gathering the Building Blocks for Your Website:
- Create a mood board on Pinterest
- Select a color palette inspired by your mood board
- Choose font pairings for your brand
- Design a simple logo
- Stage Name, Domain Name: Securing Your Drag Persona’s Online Address:
- Learn what a domain name is
- Use ChatGPT to brainstorm domain name ideas
- Check domain and social media availability
- Slay The Web: A Roadmap to Building Your Online Queendom:
- Register key accounts and learn how to keep everything organized
- Tour of WordPress essentials
- Explore the elements of an effective drag website
So, if you want to create your own website, head over to Slay 101 and enroll!
Any thoughts or questions? Anything with which you disagree? Anything I missed?