Step 1

Search

Find the right artist for you.

  • Search by Distance, Performance Type, Artist Type, Genre, Instruments and Gender.
  • Sort by Price, Distance, Rating, or Name.
  • Select the Artists you want to review by clicking the Select box.
  • View the Artists' profiles by clicking on the name.

Step 2

Select

When you have found your artist, place the order.

  • Click "Book Live" for a Live performance, or "Book Video" for a Video performance.
  • Fill in the required information for the performance, including detail about the Venue if a live performance.
  • Deposit your funds into the Artist's Tip Jar through PayPal. Your funds will be held in Escrow until you approve the performance. See the Terms and Conditions for details.

Step 3


Approve

After you order, you can view the progress from your Buyer Dashboard.

  • Your Buyer Dashboard will show a Request Sent. Click on "Request Sent" to view details of your order.
  • The Artist will receive an Instant Notification of your request. When the Artist accepts your request, your order will appear under "In Progress Performances". You can send a Message to the artist from here.
  • The Artist will mark the project complete when the live performance is completed, or the video performance is uploaded to the site.
  • You can Accept or Decline the performance. If you accept, the Artist will receive the funds that have been deposited in the Tip Jar.

Step 4


Rate and Share

You can share you video performance to Social Media.

  • Please be sure to Rate the artist's performance to let others know.
  • Post your video directly to Facebook, or other social media.

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Step 1

Create

Create your profile.

  • Create a username and password and add your contact info.
  • Add a photo, a bio and an optional PayPal link for payments.
  • Choose if you want to do Live performances and/or Videos and set a price for each.
  • Select the Genres, Artist Type and Instruments that apply to your styles of performance.
  • Upload a sample video of one of you performances. The sample video will be shown in your profile on the Search page. NOTE: Without a sample video, Buyers will not be able to find you!

Step 2

Notify

Notify all your social media contacts and update all your marketing materials with your Song Hippo Page.

Step 3

Perform

Perform orders that you receive from Buyers.

  • When a Buyer requests a live or video performance, you will receive a notification, shown in the NOTIFICATION option at the top of the page, and in your email.
  • Each request will show a Due Date and Time Remaining. Live performance requests will also include a Performance Duration and Venue Information.
  • Click on the Notification to Accept or Decline. You can also click the Buyer's profile link to send the buyer a message, or ask a question.
  • Create quality videos using a good camera with appropriate lighting and interesting backgrounds.
  • Communicate with the Buyer by using the Message and Notification system in the Song Hippo web site.
  • Request or suggest a song list for Live gigs.
  • Reply promptly to all your messages and be on time, or early for live performances.

Step 4

Get Paid

Once your performances are approved, you get paid!

  • After you have completed a live performance, you will click "Mark as Complete" on the Confirmed Performances tab. For a Video performance, you will click "Upload" to upload the video.
  • When the Buyer accepts your performance, the funds deposited in your Tip Jar will be available to you to withdraw. Funds will be paid to your PayPal account.
  • You can also leave Feedback about the Buyer, to let others know about your experience.

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