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    TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    if you were quick you might of spotted a similar thread before i had to bin it,

    anyways, clint and I are looking at ways of getting FB to bring back more conversation and chat to ts, seeing as FB stole it in teh first place, if you can all like this group that woudl be a good start

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/turb...message_bubble

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    Good start, liked, I think at the end of the day the issue with forums losing interest is down to the fact that the likes of Facebook are far more user friendly and easier to post on. That being said Facebook has huge benefits for free advertising. My wife has had more hits for her business via Facebook than she has through a comprehensive and expensive all singing all dancing website.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    Graham ,please explain how it brings traffic this way ? and if content of this site will be "posted" to facebook.
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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    Same as it directs traffic everywhere, Facebook is tried and tested, it's all about exposure, there are numerous groups and forums on Facebook, many people view Facebook without even knowing this forum exists, it opens up audiences, that's how social media works. If you log the page views you'll see that for yourself.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    The content won't be posted to Facebook just links and the odd pic, I'm not sure how 'social media savvy' you are but it works. I'd have explained further in the other post if it wasn't closed prematurely.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    not sure why but I cant see an option to like only join

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    Done, but as above I cant see where to like, only join.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    exactly, we dont want people reading the forum on FB, just FB to direct traffic to ts, it works well for other things im involved in, its a closed group anyway, so we can control access.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    Evening and a happy new year,
    I have asked to join the group!
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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    join is fine, it was like but then clint changed the group so its now ask to join.

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    TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Erikmex View Post
    The content won't be posted to Facebook just links and the odd pic, I'm not sure how 'social media savvy' you are but it works.
    Either it does or it doesn't
    You have contradicted yourself

    And yes I know it works but my point is this
    If I wanted to post to the moronic masses I would do so myself.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    Explain the contradiction?, I said all along that you would post links not the actual post content, if you have a look at the page you'll see the links, it's pretty simple but judging by your 'moronic' comment your stance on social media is fairly obvious. Like it or not social media works brilliantly for free advertising....for business and things like forums. As Graham stated earlier if viewings and posts are on the decline for TS then it makes perfect sense to open up to a broader audience by using Facebook. As an example I invited 23 people to like the page that aren't aware of the forum, I'm one person so if I can bring in 23 people the benefits are clear. Also as Graham said its a 'closed' group so you're not posting to the masses are you....that would be an 'open' group.
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    TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    [QUOTE=Erikmex;2791225]
    The content won't be posted to Facebook

    just the odd pic, QUOTE]

    Seems clear enough a contradiction ?

    And yes I'm not a fan
    Member yes but I can control my privacy by not posting anything 😏

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    So explain the contradiction there?, the odd pic and a link isn't the full content of a post on TS is it, it's the odd pic and link to full post lol
    Anyone can view your posts on here so what is the difference, there's a simple solution for you though, don't use the TS Facebook page.
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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    How will non members find the group? I searched for it on facebook and found several Turbosport communities and another groups which seem to be selling parts.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    The page has the TS logo. Even if people can't blind search it (I found it straight away) there is still the benefit of TS members inviting their non TS member friends to like the page.

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    TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Erikmex View Post
    So explain the contradiction there?.
    Here you go, I'm bored now sorry.
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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    I give up. You still haven't explained the contradiction, it's really simple you know, less of the insulting patronising childish links please, if you don't understand something don't debate it or you'll just look like a cock.
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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    its certainly generating a lot of activity in a short time, just shows people are hungary for more interaction, just hope some of it ends up on ere

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    I spend a lot of time on Fb both for my business and running 2 groups on there. its much easier to post and keep upto date, however rubbish for build threads and being able to search a topic like a forum.


    If its a closed group no one else but the members can see anything, I started up a Vw singles group about 18mths ago yet no one I knew had any idea about it !!!
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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    That's why I think we all need to start inviting people to like the page via Facebook, I've brought in a lot of guys already who didn't know about the forum via the FB page. Non members can still see the page and the page owner posts just not the posts by others.
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    Just added myself there and got 2 friends to add already who are not t.s memebers
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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    I have just added a shed load of people to the fb page. All it will take now is for the mods to add links to a few threads throigh out the month. I think this could really work.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    You can copy and paste links yourself, I did a post earlier on just to get things going. Just put a couple of links to my threads.

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    agreed, anyone can ask to join then post links to favourite threads

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    clint has changed the setting to open so anyone can see the group

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    "liked" both from my personal page and ive also "liked" and shared from my "retro auto developments" page as I have more car minded people on there. lets wish it every success, good effort !

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    Ive requested to join, cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by DANGERDAVE80 View Post
    Ive requested to join, cheers
    Im in, cheers Clint

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    Re: TS on FACEBOOK take 2

    cool thanks guys, it any of you want to put links to your turbosport project threads on the FB page please do so, as the whole idea of the page is to get more people using TS

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    will join later thanks

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