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Building a Better BandApp – 10. Share

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YEAH! We’ve done it, I’ve written my own bodyweight in blog posts, and you’ve built your first BandApp, now you’ve got to share it, let the people know they can have have it for free. So there’s a number of ways to do this, but the key is your BandApp URL, this looks something like…

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Building a Better BandApp – 8&9. News and Links

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News Let your fans know when your next gig is, if you need a new member cause your drummer died in a freak gardening accident, or what you had for tea, all in the News section. Click ‘Add News’ fill it all in and hit the tick. You can share this directly from this page with…

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Building a Better BandApp – 7. FanWall

FanWall

The Fanwall is where fans would have had a go at Bob Dylan for going ‘Electric’, or Kiss for removing their stupid make-up, but for you, it’s going to be boys and girls asking for phone numbers, fights and live dates, telling you; you’re amazing, you’re terrible, you’re sooo bad you’re good, and it’s too…

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Building a Better BandApp – 6. Shows

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Guess what, ‘Shows’ is your tab for shows, also know as gigs or live dates, or if you’re an old person ‘Pop Concerts’. Click ‘Add a Show’ and you’ll see the above dialogue box. 1. In the first field, enter the date of the gig. 2. Then then the Venue and it’s Location, so for example…

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Building a Better Band App – 4&5. Photos & Videos

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These two tabs really couldn’t be easier, if my nan was in a band I’m pretty sure they’d be awesome, and even she would be able to upload the photos and connect videos to her BandApp. 4. Photos Choose a file, and wait a moment until it pops into your BandApp. 5. Video Here you…

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Building a Better BandApp – 3. Music

Music

The Music tab is what it’s all about, this is the tab all the other tabs what to be, the tab of tabs, the TAB KING! (Tab is a weird word isn’t it?) Anyway, there are 2 ways to upload your music onto your BandApp. Connect to Soundcloud The first requires a SoundCloud account (obviously!),…

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Building a Better BandApp – 2. Biography

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In the ‘Upload or Choose a Biography Header’ section you can upload a title graphic for your BandApp, the skin sets have their own, but feel free to design something that suits your band. The Copy below is what is going to appear in the Biography section on your BandApp. Remove the sample copy, and…

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Building a Better BandApp – 1. Design

Design

Over the next 10 posts I’m going to walk you through each step of the builder so you have absolutely no excuse for your BandApp looking whack, the most important thing to remember it to keep it simple. The best BandApps use simple, neat graphics, if you plaster everything with pictures of your faces your…

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