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How to Add Venues

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Follow these easy steps to add a live music venue, anywhere in the world. A venue can be any place (with an address) that occasionally hosts live music. Restaurants, parks and even churches can be venues.
Log in and click on the Add Your Venue link on the upper right.

Quick Start

Quick Start: Simply complete the 6 required steps. If you need more detailed instruction scroll down.

1) Venue Name: What is this place called?
2) Image: Got a 250x250 graphic? If not, try Google Images.
3) Street: Type only the number ans street in the box.
4) City: Type only the name of the town in the box.
5) State/Province: Start typing and choose.
6) Save: That's all we need - as soon as you click save it's live but you can always add more.

Detailed Instructions

Detailed Instruction

Venue Name: This should be the name that the venue lists on its website or on the sign out front. Do not add the location to this field.

Image: (3 options)
Upload option - Browse for an image that is saved on your computer and click Upload. It must be a .jpg, .png, .gif or .jpg and be less than 3 MB. Avoid special characters in your file name !@#$%^&*()+? and make sure your image is 250 pixels by 250 pixels or larger. You will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.
Remote URL option - Add the direct URL of an image that is hosted elsewhere on the web. It must end in .jpg, .png, .gif or .jpg. Click Transfer and you will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.
Reference existing option - Start typing the file name of an image that you have used before in a show post. The database will auto-complete the name (with its Node ID Number) and you can choose it. Click select and you will see a thumbnail version of it after it loads.

Street: Add the first line of the address here. Do not add city, state or zip code to this field.

City: Add the name of the town it's in.

Postal Code: You can generally find the zip code when you Goggle the address. Please add it if you can find it.

Country: If the venue is in the US you can leave this field as it is. If not, please change to the proper country so that the state or province can be referenced by the database.

State/Province: Slowly start typing the full name of the state and choose it. Hint - Start typing "New" rather then NY for New York and the system will offer options.

Save: At this point, you have completed all the required elements and should scroll to the bottom and click on the Save button before adding anything else. Once you save your venue it is live immediately. You will see Edit above your post and you can add more information or make changes.

Contact Phone and Email - Expand this section to add these fields.

Phone: This should be the main phone for this location (with area code). It will be visible to everyone.

Email: This should be the main email contact for this location. It will be visible to everyone.

Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Website and Other Links - Expand this section to add these fields.

Facebook: Add a link to a Facebook page. The title of the link will appear as on the finished venue listing.

Twitter: Add a link to a Twitter feed. The title of the link will appear as on the finished venue listing.

Yelp: Add a link to a Yelp listing. The title of the link will appear as on the finished venue listing.

YouTube Channel: Add a link to a YouTube Channel. The title of the link will appear as on the finished venue listing.

Myspace: Add a link to a a MySpace page. The title of the link will appear as on the finished venue listing.

Website: Add a link to a website. The title of the link will appear as "Website" on the finished show listing.

Other Links: Add up to 3 links to any websites. The Title (on the left) is the text that will appear in your show listing. The URL (on the right) is where the user will be re-directed to an external site. To display more than two links, click Add Another Item. You may change the display order by clicking on the <+> on the left side and moving up and down or changing the number value on the right.

Description and Video - Expand this section to add these fields.

Description: Add the venue description. You can paste in text from from the website or a Facebook page.

Video Code: Add the URL or embed code from sites such as YouTube or Vimeo. A video player will be embedded on your show listing. Hint - Use the basic YouTube URL even though there are a few links that go to the same video.

good link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iReyS8--xDM

bad link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=iReyS8--xDM

bad link - http://youtu.be/iReyS8--xDM

Save: Scroll to the bottom and click Save. You will see the completed version of your venue and can make changes immediately by using the edit button at the top. Find any of your previously created shows, venues, artists or news posts in your My Stuff area.

Please Contact Us with any questions.