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My Guitarist Guild website

Updated on June 21, 2014

About Guitarist Guild

This is info about my website Guitarist Guild and why I built it

Having built and run a small site based around photography, and wanting to explore a different niche. My son decided he wanted to learn the bass guitar, as some of his fiends were playing with the idea of starting a band. Whilst researching what bass guitar and amp we could get for him, it started to bring back memories of my guitar playing days. Then I got the idea to try a guitarist website. Guitarist Guild was born.

It's now been running a few weeks, and the member base is growing slowly (very), but I'm quite happy with the way it's going so far. Why not check it out, and join in on the forums.

So what can people do on

I'm trying to build a member base of Guitarists, Bands, Amp and accessory manufacturers, Effect pedal manufacturers, basically anything to do with Bands and their gear.

Guitarists, bands, and soloists are encouraged to join, post info about themselves, promote their band, ad links back to their sites and social pages, blogs etc.

Gear makers and distributors are able to shout out about their products, and leave links, post news about new gear, and post news about any promotions they might be running. This include shops, ebay stores. A great way to get some free advertising in my opinion.

Guitar Teachers are also welcome to post about their services, and post links to their tutorials, and websites etc.

That all said, you don't have to be a musician to enjoy the forum is open to anyone who has a interest in anything to do with music.

Also, just for a bit of fun, I've now added a arcade to the site. Although I still need to add more games to it.

I also ask anyone who has music related lenses to join, and post in the "Guitar/Music related lenses on Squidoo" thread Post some info and a link back to your lenses. Costs nothing, and you get free backlinks. ;)

My Links

Here's the links to my site, and my FB, and Twitter pages.

Bass or Guitar Poll

So to all you bass players out there.

A question,

Did you learn to play the bass straight off, or did you learn to play a six string electric, or acoustic first, then move on to the bass.??

See results


Gary Moore Marshall amp demo

Gary Moore - Blues lesson

Electric guitars come with either Passive electronics or Active electronics. Passive guitars generate their own power when the metal strings vibrate over the top of the pickups. It's then picked up via the amplifier and boosted. Active electronics have their own power source via a battery, the signal from the pickups is picked up, and enhanced via the electronics, then pumped to the amplifier.

Do you prefer Passive or Active electronics?

See results

Making some extra money

Make money easily with Viglink You can use it on your website(s) by installing it, that way any links to products posted by you or your members will be monetised. Or use it on your favourite social site, such as twitter / facebook etc sending your followers to products chosen by you.

Free Backlinks

Just before you leave, I just want to remind everyone. If you have any music related lenses, and you want some free backlinks, I have added a thread on my forums especially for this. All you have to do is register (Free) on my site, and add some info about your lenses to this thread.

Anything music related is welcome.

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      guitaristguild 5 years ago

      @cok666 lm: Thanks for the comment. Of course you can join, in fact I would ask anyone who has music related lenses to join, and post in the "Guitar/Music related lenses on Squidoo" thread Post some info and a link back to your lenses. Costs nothing, and you get a free backlink. ;)

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      cok666 lm 5 years ago


      can I joint?

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      Stephen J Parkin 5 years ago from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada

      I am mainly Classical 6 String.

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      tobydavis 5 years ago

      Cool lens! Lots of interesting bits of info :-)

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      guitaristguild 5 years ago

      @anonymous: Cool. Ask him to check out my site

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      My brother is into guitar. He mostly plays bluesy tunes.

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      JennyReis 5 years ago

      Very nice lens. U played guitar when I was young. Visited your website, it looks great.

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      getmoreinfo 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing your Guitarist Guild website

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      Baddew Fibes 5 years ago

      Great site, lots of fantastic info. Thanks!

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      Nikki Buell 5 years ago from Alexandria, Virginia

      Nice lens, but no Mosrite! :)

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      guitaristguild 5 years ago

      Thanks for all the great comments. It's appreciated..

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      pretyfunky 5 years ago

      Its a great source of information.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Very nice work!

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 5 years ago from Ljubljana

      I hope your page will become great resource for all the musicians. Good luck with your project!

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      guitaristguild 5 years ago

      @myspace9: Thank you.

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      myspace9 5 years ago

      Thanks for visiting and liking my lens. You have a wonderful lens.

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      guitaristguild 5 years ago

      @squidarmy: Hi squidarmy It's a great guitar, although I prefer the Strat myself.

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      squidarmy 5 years ago

      fender telecaster is my favorite guitar

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      guitaristguild 5 years ago

      @lesliesinclair: Thanks for the feedback. You mean on my actual website, or on my Lens ? I'll look into doing something like that.

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      lesliesinclair 5 years ago

      I really lack any knowledge about guitars and amps, but think it would be helpful for you to list or somehow describe the benefits of people who consider signing onto your network.