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Pete T

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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2013, 01:12:22 AM »
..Happy Birthday Nick Nation..

If you'd been on face book, and shown your birthday (but not year), a whole host of man fans would have seen it and known.. And commented, not always polite!!..

George Jones, Terry Williams, Bob Richards, Tweke Lewis, martin Ace (if you've friended him, I haven't), Alan Heron, me, Ralf in germany, Celia and Barb, and a whole load more (sorry if I left you out)..

But not ROB W!!..
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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2013, 08:10:42 AM »
A very Happy Birthday Nick
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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #17 on: July 18, 2013, 11:03:23 AM »
I tend to agree with Davey - having witnessed how a friend's band's Facebook presence has evolved there hasn't been anyone who has found out about them via FB, and then gone to a gig - it's always been the other way round.  Once they've become 'friends' it's useful for them to pick up on gigs and generally show their support, but IMO you really need a 'proper' webpage as well a FB.  FB lives in the 'here and now', and is basically a glorified bog.  On FB if you announce something that is really important to you today (like a CD release) by tomorrow it's old news, and eventually gets lost at the bottom of the page.   A webpage keeps the important stuff, like info on your music, to the forefront all the time.  Myspace (before they buggered it up) was actually a better solution as it combined both approaches quite well.

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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2013, 11:15:21 AM »
...i am on fb...for now...but im gonna take a year off from it for an experiment in a month or two...in terms of promoting ones own music, im not so sure...ive never heard of a group breaking out on fb...keeping in touch with people who are far away and/or who are heroes is a plus...hearing important info about an old friend etc... but people are getting so much info; that while the guy from gilligans island(god bless him) is getting 1,768,078  "likes", on a good day im getting a total of 3 ... its nice to share things with people...but in my case, im gonna use "the force" like star wars for the next year to do that...then ill check back in...good luck Nick!...btw Pete T your b day message is over there :) cheers&peace...

If you're looking to use it as a tool to promote yourself then it is something that will need to be worked.  Probably much as was the case with MySpace.   You still have to make efforts to put yourself in front people who might be interested.

If it was me I'd look to use a range of social media as well - you can't just focus on one.   And you'd need to spend some time linking in with related pages/groups to share your goodies on an ongoing basis as well.   What it won't be is effort free.

All in all, it's a whole different ballgame from being a regular bod on FB sharing our usual nonsense.   Nick will have to find a more proactive approach to share his usual nonsense ;-)
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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #19 on: July 18, 2013, 11:17:10 AM »
....and is basically a glorified bog.

Mud and your smartphone doesn't really mix too well ;-)
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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #20 on: July 18, 2013, 11:19:10 AM »
..Happy Birthday Nick Nation..

If you'd been on face book, and shown your birthday (but not year), a whole host of man fans would have seen it and known.. And commented, not always polite!!..

George Jones, Terry Williams, Bob Richards, Tweke Lewis, martin Ace (if you've friended him, I haven't), Alan Heron, me, Ralf in germany, Celia and Barb, and a whole load more (sorry if I left you out)..

But not ROB W!!..

And Gavin, Tony, John B, Phil Ryan, Davey, Pete, Andrew and many, many others.   Quite a few Manfans that don't come on here at all

But, yeah, Rob not being there is the clincher :-)
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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #21 on: July 18, 2013, 11:26:11 AM »
....and is basically a glorified bog.

Mud and your smartphone doesn't really mix too well ;-)

Of course that should have read 'blog' (damn chellspecker).  On second thoughts... maybe bog is a better description!

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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #22 on: July 18, 2013, 11:39:21 AM »
So...Lexicon of Man Words.

'Trundulatory'
'Voicepants'
'Marth Vader'
'Crintabulated'

and now...

'Facebog'.

Nice one, Mr P.

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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #23 on: July 18, 2013, 02:56:26 PM »
So...Lexicon of Man Words.

'Trundulatory'
'Voicepants'
'Marth Vader'
'Crintabulated'

and now...

'Facebog'.

Nice one, Mr P.

... not forgetting "doobrie flangelator" of course.
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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #24 on: July 18, 2013, 05:36:42 PM »
... not forgetting "doobrie flangelator" of course.

Oscillating doobrie flangelator, to give it it's full name. Cue George...

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Re: ..for those of you not on Facebook..
« Reply #25 on: July 18, 2013, 08:16:43 PM »
Sorry I missed adding my congrats on the big day Pete. So, errmm, congrats.

I don't think I have touched my Facebog account for over 7 years...