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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by HaRRo, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. HaRRo

    HaRRo Elite Member

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    Ok so i want to launch www.band-chat.com

    A place for people that are into music/bands to chat and share stuff.

    But the look sucks, i havent really seen any good similar vbulletin skins or logos

    so any little ideas from those who have tapped into this niche before would be welcomed.

    Even little logo/header designs, or buttons.

    FAnkoo :)

    P.S its my little project since i got out of hospital to keep me sane :):yield:
     
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  2. megaforcetkd

    megaforcetkd Registered Member

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    To me it just seems a bit too bright and happy. I'd recommend looking up some grunge/dark templates - it just seems a bit more suitable.
     
  3. HaRRo

    HaRRo Elite Member

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    I was thinking of grunge etc... but theres some pop bands and such things that would have to be thought off too, a pop band im sure doesnt want to join a forum that looks grungey :)

    But fair comment
     
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    RamChaturvedi Supreme Member

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    yes i can edit!!!!
     
  5. tzutzy

    tzutzy BANNED BANNED

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    i agree... and you should get a graphic / logo / banner designer ... to make some slashy nice images with music instruments :D


    cheers.


    tzutzy - Bot Wizards.
     
  6. HaRRo

    HaRRo Elite Member

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    Hehe i already said the look sucked :) What it looks like now wont be nothing later hence the unfinished look :p
     
  7. zozor

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    Go to dp
    Pay 50$ and you'll have an extremely well looking template
     
  8. HaRRo

    HaRRo Elite Member

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    This is the most NON-USEFUL information i have ever had on any of my threads.
     
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  9. soctal

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    please dont take offense, but speaking just as a web visitor and no expert on this niche,(or any other niche), i was a little disappointed. i dont feel a forum is enough, i think you should use a cms like drupal or joomla to build a true community site with a real nasty front page.
    for example, a really big chat window on the front page with the chat in big letters, streaming capabilities, groups, news from rss feeds, music, photo, video and audio galleries, map features, classifieds, travel, booking bureau/events page, off the top of my head. your vbulletin/forum could be a integrated with the rest of the site on a subdomain.
    but i dont know what vbulletin is capable of, or how far you are interested in taking it. good luck!
     
  10. godmonkee

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    I was looking into crating the same thing before, the problem I found there are no decent mixed genre music themes out there for forums, this was a couple of months ago, I mean you might find some now, not sure though, good luck on it though, There are many musicians forums out there so if you can make it successful then it will be worth it, I know from past threads there are a lot of musicians on here who I know would join straight away, I f you don't mind I am gonna offer one board suggestion for you, that most musicians like, a part were people can advertise for band members needed, I hope you get what you are looking for and it become a success. Just to add a bit more a buy and sell instruments section and a showing off section, so people can strut there stuff.

    Good Luck
    Godmonkee
     
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  11. britevalue

    britevalue Registered Member

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    add a tablature sections
    that's what most musicians looking for
    in fact, as a musician, I don't care about the graphic or logo
    as long as I can find tablatures that I'm looking for
    I'll visit that site everyday
     
  12. squelsh

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    You getting much traffic from Gumtree?
     
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    @mindseye - that website once had 11 users on at once...WTF?
     
  15. blackmagiquellc

    blackmagiquellc BANNED BANNED

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    did you find one yet harro?

    http://vbskins.com/