Chris Pollock

Party
Playlister


A web app for generating collaborative music playlists for parties.

Lister is an open source collaboration between Rory Malcolm and myself. We set out to create a tool allowing users to create music playlists for parties and order them based on popularity.
Understanding that there are already ways to make playlists on services such as Spotify, Soundcloud and YouTube, we found there is a lack of ability to do so with groups of users and by using those websites interchangeably.
To accomplish this task, we chose to
We also used the experience to enhance our knowledge of SEO and social media usage in promoting a new website.
Read on below for a case study on building the site.

The front end was designed around the idea of stripping back all unnecessary

To try attract more users to the site, we built a page on Facebook for the website and used it to share important dates and advertise the link for easy sharing. We also added meta tags to enhance how it looks when a user shares the site on their page.

A success of the project was overcoming the official SAAS website in search rankings and reaching number one. As there was no other result that clearly listed the SAAS payment dates, it wasn't long before users took notice of us and our website started climbing the ranks.

We saw a monthly increase in traffic with a consistent spike on the payment day of each month.

We saw a monthly increase in traffic with a consistent spike on the payment day of each month.

If you're interested in learning more click the link below. If you want to contribute to the project get in touch with me from the contact section on this site.