F1wanabe
The forum is full of plans, decades of info and gobs of friendly people to give you the answers you need when you need them!  But when you need a quick answer on the go or want to post a quick video from your smartphone, check out the RCPowers Facebook page. Check in and see whats going on with our members! 

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solentlife
Forgive me if I sound a 'party pooper' .... but I have seen other forums lose a lot of input when they started FB pages .... instead of the 'quickies' enriching the forum - they were posted on FB .... and indications were that only a part of forum membership followed the FB pages.

I hope that this forum does not fall into same trap. I value this forum highly since joining .... 
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DualDesertEagle
Facebook's gonna ruin this forum for sure.
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solentlife
Facebook's gonna ruin this forum for sure.


I hope not .... the content and input this forum has - is invaluable ... 

For me - FB is like a 'chat show'. But forums are where I value both input and output.
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DualDesertEagle
solentlife wrote:

For me - FB is like a 'chat show'.


More like an absolute sh!t show. 
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solentlife
I was being 'diplomatic' !!
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solentlife
Any chance of a 'Poll' of members on Yes or No to FB ??
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Wildthing
Well the traffic on this forum is probably at it's lowest ever and that is sad because this is where I started scratch building, this is my go to place . Something here has to change to get the drive going again, opening  a FB page you will only take away from it even more.
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solentlife
I've noticed most forums have reduced traffic ... 

RCG ... Wattflyer .... electric-rc-heli .... DJI ... all suffering similar.

Wattflyer - another of the really good forums, especially for scratchers, suffered terribly with the intro of FB page .. 
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Wildthing
FliteTest is going strong, so much traffic you would have to take out an hour or more each day just to read all the new posts. 
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F1wanabe
The reason for the facebook page is to bring awareness to the forum. We debated whether to do a facebook or not and, since Dave is no longer active on Youtube, there is nothing driving new members to the forum.  Youtube was huge to the success of the forum since google weights youtube videos highly in search results! Now that Dave is inactive, the google search engines are not redirecting like they used to. So, the Facebook page will highlight Dave's videos to help drive the Youtube traffic as well as featuring member flight videos and builds. The links we post on Facebook will direct traffic back to the forum. The forum is the priority and Facebook browsing could be a good source of new members. I went to a huge east coast RC air show a few months ago and the RCPowers awareness is non existent to young fliers. Several were floored by the quality of the score and fold builds I had on display but have not been exposed to them, not even from FliteTest which is pretty huge. Many of them are part of Facebook groups and interact regularly with each other off the field. I'm a member of several RC Facebook groups and understand the draw, so we'll try to use Facebook to raise awareness and drive traffic back to the forum where the users can get plans and support.
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Wildthing
F1wanabe wrote:
The reason for the facebook page is to bring awareness to the forum. We debated whether to do a facebook or not and, since Dave is no longer active on Youtube, there is nothing driving new members to the forum.  Youtube was huge to the success of the forum since google weights youtube videos highly in search results! Now that Dave is inactive, the google search engines are not redirecting like they used to. So, the Facebook page will highlight Dave's videos to help drive the Youtube traffic as well as featuring member flight videos and builds. The links we post on Facebook will direct traffic back to the forum. The forum is the priority and Facebook browsing could be a good source of new members. I went to a huge east coast RC air show a few months ago and the RCPowers awareness is non existent to young fliers. Several were floored by the quality of the score and fold builds I had on display but have not been exposed to them, not even from FliteTest which is pretty huge. Many of them are part of Facebook groups and interact regularly with each other off the field. I'm a member of several RC Facebook groups and understand the draw, so we'll try to use Facebook to raise awareness and drive traffic back to the forum where the users can get plans and support.


I am rooting for you and RCPowers . 
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solentlife
I am all for getting RCPOwers forum more seen and members ... I hope that FB doesn't result in what has been seen with other forums .... 

Maybe WE the members can help ? I will start putting RCPowers web link into my videos that I load up to YT ... it may not be the most frequented YT site - but all helps.
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F1wanabe
solentlife wrote:
I am all for getting RCPOwers forum more seen and members ... I hope that FB doesn't result in what has been seen with other forums .... 

Maybe WE the members can help ? I will start putting RCPowers web link into my videos that I load up to YT ... it may not be the most frequented YT site - but all helps.
Wildthing wrote:

Thanks Solentlife, that would be a great help! Thank you! I am trying to spread the word on other FB pages as well to drive back to the forum.

I am rooting for you and RCPowers . 
Thanks Wildthing! 
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solentlife
Strange ... Wildthings post linked to above ... I never saw it !! 

But whatever we can do to drive people to this forum ... LETS DO IT !! 
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