It should be said that Sonicbids messaging is not the same as email. Unlike email, you can track which participants in a conversation have viewed the message. If you're trying to book talent, you don't have to manage two different applications to accomplish this. Additionally, communicating with a band or booking agent through Sonicbids messaging eliminates the question of validity. Since promoters have to be vetted in order to exceed the 5 message limit, bands will know that you're not spamming them with false claims of career opportunities. As Sonicbids continues to release new features focused on providing booking agents and promoters with tools focused on finding talent to play their shows, the messaging feature is will be an integral part of the process of booking a band through Sonicbids. Try it out!