CEO @ Bandzoogle

Experienced and empathetic leader with a demonstrated history of working for fully remote tech start ups. Skilled in business planning, forecasting, project management, operations, team assembly and motivation. 


Female Entrepreneur Musician

Stacey Bedford, the CEO of Bandzoogle, talks about how musicians make money online. Stacey was previously on the podcast in 2021, where she talked about how much Bandzoogle helped musicians and increased sales during the pandemic. Now, she discusses the milestone of Bandzoogle as the sales exploded with $100M.

Unstarving Musician

$100 Million In Commission-Free Sales, Bees, Lessons Learned At Bandzoogle, The Value Of Unplugging, Advice To Musicians, And The Importance Of Websites For Musicians

“One of our priorities has always been to help musicians make more money from their music, which is why we’ve never taken a commission from sales,” says Bandzoogle CEO Stacey Bedford. “We’re so proud that our members have reached such an incredible milestone, especially since all of that money went directly to them.”

The Profitable Musician

How to power your direct-to-fan marketing and sales through Bandzoogle websites

"At Bandzoogle, if you're creating lining pages for different projects or online press kits, those are all matched and branded cohesively with your website with a little effort, and they're all in the same domain.”

Canadian Music week 2022

The Business in a Box: Top Platforms for Creators

Got a hit song in your head? There’s a platform for that. This session will look at websites and platforms designed to take care of business, freeing up creators to create. Among them: Bandzoogle, an all-in-one flat monthly fee service that allows user to create their own site and digital press-kits, sell directly to fans, fan out over social media and tally sales; the revolutionary Bandsintown, a comprehensive touring app that manages your concert dates, LyricFind, servicing writers, publishers, now labels & distributors & 100+ platforms, monetizing lyrics & lyric translations, also with “free to create” lyric videos and Jammber, providing streamlined split payments and unified dashboards for artists and collaborators all over the world.

How do you go from customer support to running the whole company?

Stacey Bedford is the CEO of Bandzoogle. In this interview, we go into depth in her incredible career path from developing Bandzoogle’s customer service from the ground up to becoming the leader of the entire company.

We also talk about the importance of websites for artists as well as how to nurture a successful career.

Articles and Interviews


Tools To Sell More Music, Merch & Experiences with Stacey Bedford from Bandzoogle (FEM | Listen Online)
Billboard’s 2023 International Power Players Revealed (Billboard | Read online)
Stacey Bedford: Bandzoogle Providing Tools For Musicians To Build A Professional Website (Made in CA | Read online)
Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers 2023 (Globe and Mail | Read online)
$100M In Commission Free Sales (Unstarving Artist Podcast | Listen online)
How to power your direct-to-fan marketing and sales through Bandzoogle websites (The Profitable Musician | Listen online)
Grand prize recipients of the third annual Her Music Awards, in partnership with Bandzoogle (Newswire | Read online)
Artists reach $100M in direct-to-fan sales via Bandzoogle (Music Business Worldwide | Read online)
Bandzoogle members reach $100,000,000 in sales (Bandzoogle | Read online)


Bandzoogle in 2022: Direct-to-fan sales for musicians (Bandzoogle | Read online)
Websites - Why Have One? (MPW Podcast | Listen online)
Introducing Ottawa's 2022 Forty Under 40 Recipients (Ottawa Business Journal | Read online)
Revealed: Billboard's 2022 International Power Players (Billboard Magazine | Read online)
SME: Canada's Top Employers (The Globe and Mail | Read online)
Finding Joy with Stacey Bedford (Serendipities to Success Podcast, 2022 | Listen online
Building your career and why a website is your resume (The 80/20 Show, 2022 | Listen online)


Women in the music industry (Guitar Girl Magazine | Read online, p.32)
How Bandzoogle became the go to website builder for musiciains (Techopia, 2021 | View online)
How artists can success online (Diagnosis Success Podcast | Listen online)
Technology Spotlight: Bandzoogle (Gig Life Pro, 2021 | Read online)
Working at a remote company really levelled the playing field (Ottawa Business Journal, 2021 | View online)
Revealed: Billboard 2021 International Power Players (Billboard, 2021 | View online)
How Artists Make Money in 2020/2021 (Amplify Music Event Panel, 2021| Watch online)
How Artists Can Optimize Their Website with Stacey Bedford (Music Business Hacks, 2021 | Listen online)
Websites for Artists (The Setup Podcast | Listen online)
How to Make your Band your Business 2021 with Bandzoogle CEO Stacey Bedford (Funktastic Chats, 2021 | Listen online)
Build A Better Website With Tips from Bandzoogle's CEO Stacey Bedford (Root Note, 2021 | Read online)
Five Fun Facts about Stacey Bedford (Guitar Girl Mag, 2021 | Read online)
How Bandzoogle is empowering Aussie acts to earn more money (The Music Network, 2021 | Read online)
Direct to the fan: websites are where the rubber meets the road for independent artists (The Industry Observer, 2021 | Read online)
Do musicians need a website in 2021? (Mix Down Magazine with Will Brewster , 2021 | Read online)
The Biggest Money-Makers For Musicians During The Pandemic with Stacey Bedford of Bandzoogle (Female Entrepreneur Musician Podcast With Bree Noble, 2021 | Listen Online)


Executive Profile: Stacey Bedford (Music Connection Magazine, 2020 | View online)
The Bandzoogle Members' Secret to Making Over $5M During the Pandemic with Bandzoogle CEO Stacey Bedford (Profitable Musician, 2020 | Listen Online
A Conversation with... Bandzoogle CEO Stacey Bedford (FYI Music News, 2020 | Read online)
Interview with Stacey Bedford (Working Musician Podcast, 2020) Listen online
Helping Musicians Monetize Online (Hypebot, 2020) View online
Why Every Band Needs a Website with Bandzoogle’s Stacey Bedford & Dave Cool (Musictronics Podcast, 2020) Listen online
Bandzoogle: Website builder for musicians (OpenSRS, 2020) View online
Adaptability of startup culture (The Morning Tempo, 2020) Listen online
Workflow with Stacey Bedford, CEO of Bandzoogle (Balance the Grind, 2020) View online
Lessons from a 17 year old remote tech company  (Digital Music News, 2020) View online
Bandzoogle surpasses 60M in commission free sales (Music Business World Wide, 2020) View online
Tips for working on a remote team (Bandzoogle Blog, 2020) View online
Company Cultures interview with Stacey Bedford (Balance the Grind, 2020)  View online


Billboard's 2019 Digital Power Players: Stacey Bedford (Billboard, 2019) View online
CD Baby to migrate Hostbaby websites to Bandzoogle (Hypebot, 2019) View online
Work life balance with Stacey Bedford (Balance the Grind, 2019) View online
Bandzoogle launches the most powerful subscriptions tool available for musicians (Music Business World Wide, 2019) View online
Up Close: Stacey Bedford of Bandzoogle (Music Connection Magazine, 2019)  Get PDF | View online


All the tools your music website needs with Stacey Bedford (Music Biz Weekly Podcast, 2018) Get Podcast | Listen online
Five Questions with CEO Stacey Bedford (FYI Music News, 2018)  Get PDF | View online
Meet our new CEO, Stacey Bedford! (Bandzoogle Blog, 2018) View online
Bandzoogle names Stacey Bedford CEO (Hypebot, 2018) View online
Executive Turntable (Billboard, 2018) View online
15 ways Bandzoogle is the best website platform for musicians (Bandzoogle Blog, 2018) View online
Secrets to great customer service (Bandzoogle Blog, 2014) View online

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