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Your name at every home match!

Discussion in 'City Talk' started by Bigrod, Oct 3, 2020.

  1. SimonW

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    Look this is the first time we have done something like this and we had such a short amount of time. There are things we could have done better, for example charging £10 was most likely too little as it means we have too many names, especially when many people here have fairly long username. We were trying not to have too much empty space and that dictated the logo size somewhat because the cockerel needed to be a certain size to limit blank space around it. We shrunk the site name text which has wasted some space but did allow us to move the size of the names up a fair bit but going any further than that didn’t gain us enough space to make any more difference and the balance looked out of place.

    TBH if I knew they were going to be placed right next to each other like that I might have dropped the logo completely on the second one and treated it as a single 12*1.5m banner. I still think they should be able to be read though

    Also a big point of the logo is to draw people’s eyes. If for example it had just been names it wouldn’t have stood out and would have just blended into the background.

    As I said elsewhere though if it was about advertising the forum I could have used the £100 Karl put down way more effectively with Google ad purchases. Infact throw in the £15 I put in and the money I had to spend to buy a better quality version of the base icon used in the logo as the logo was web ready but not print ready we could have run a pretty good advertising campaign that almost certainly would have been more effective than this will be
     
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  2. Tolly856

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    Pay to have your name on a banner, the only thing you’ll be able to see however are the words ‘Bantamtalk’ imprinted in large. I can’t believe you were gullible enough fall for it. Either the product was missold or the product is piss poor.

    As for getting off this forum, I don’t actually mind it. The discussion is decent and I contribute myself. Again though, that‘a besides the point.
     
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  3. Bronco

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    Are the club actually getting some money from this banner I would assume thats why Ryan mentioned it,
     
  4. StaffordBantam

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    Yes, as I understand it, all the money, less the cost of the banner itself, goes to the Club.
     
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    It would look better than that although the cocks might not get past the design draft stage...
     
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  6. Bronco

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    Win win Im happy with that.
     
  7. Keefly Bantam

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    Let it go pal. Bigger things to worry about than a poxy banner.
     
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  8. SimonW

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    Yep which was the main motivation, as I’ve already mentioned there are better and cheaper ways to advertise the forum but this meant helping the club out a little bit. If I had to guess based on what it would cost me to print 2 banners that size at my local printers the club probably made about £450 from it as they would have got a cheaper rate than I could get. Mind you I expect they have so many things printed, especially if they use the same printer for the programmes and other materials they may have got an even greater discount.
     
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  9. Fordy117

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    Look, I am not one to make suggestions to the club but I did say that even in these dark times football clubs can make money and it good to see Bradford City finally starting to look at ways on how to do this.

    Bradford City with an owner worth a fortune having the begging bowl out to the PL doesn't sit right with me. Bradford City and other EFL clubs will be fine if they act smart but like my old mate @Keefly Bantam@Keefly Bantam has said bigger things to worry about then a poxy banner and I agree which is god damn rare.

    This is all about Bantam Talk anyway and lets support them.
     
  10. Tolly856

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    If you and others wanted to pay to advertise the forum than you didn’t need your names inserted on the banner, and neither did the mods need to start pestering members to pay for the privilege.

    Piss poor from the mods to mislead fellow members in the manner they have.
     
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    With the likes of you frequenting it? No thanks.
     
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    It’s just a coincidence that the only gained from this entire exercise is publicity for your site.

    Just to make it clear, if it was advertised as such and that’s what people were paying for then I think it’s fair enough. All I ask for is integrity and honestly from those running the site, or if you were being genuine not produce such a piss poor product that clearly fails to deliver.
     
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    Ok, tell us what you were expecting?That might be easier.

    I honestly don't see how the mods have mislead anyone.
     
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    I paid a tenner to get a banner up for the forum and the club, that my name is even on it isn't a motivating factor, my name does not need publicity, I'm not going to make more money or become more popular.

    It was timed well for my donation as I decided not to pay 25 quid for a photo of myself.
     
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    Getting touchy now Tolly
    Getting touchy now Tolly ;). Do yourself a favor, get your lord and master Hobbers to approve your posts on here in the future, that way you might save yourself from looking a bit of a, well, breast.
    As for TCA, serves a purpose and good luck to them, not my cup of tea but can't remember the last time I went on their trying to piss them off. Oh, that's because I haven't. ""The likes of you" :eek2:, what a complete erm breast you come across as.
    Anyway, enjoy the embrace of TCA. Cheers.
     
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    Did you receive an email telling you not to do it?
     
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    Poll needed, did the contributors feel mislead, yes or no.
    Hmm, bet not many did (as in ZERO). Kind of blows Tolly's faux indignation out of the water.
    The integrity argument is hysterical too. Think about it Tolly lad.
     
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    He used to be such a nice lad until those scally's groomed him.
     
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    I liked the banner idea. Not sure why you're suggesting there's always only ever a single opinion from the group of posters over there.
     
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    I'm not suggesting that at all. If you all shared the same opinion your forum would be extremely dull. What I am suggesting though is that there's a group of people who tend to jump at any opportunity to criticise this forum, it's admin and the moderation team, even when completely unjustified, that's all. Glad you like the idea though.
     
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