[Israel.pm] Using Facebook to reach more Perl developers in Israel

Yaron Golan yargolan at gmail.com
Sun Jan 1 02:45:05 PST 2012


It has it's price, but there is an option do put ads in FB.
I am not sure that it is worth the effort, but one could try it...


On 1/1/12, Gabor Szabo <gabor at szabgab.com> wrote:
> Hi and welcome to 2012!
>
> I hardly use Facebook for my own social activities but I understand
> many people do
> so I have been wondering how to use Facebook to advance Perl in Israel
> and the Israeli Perl Mongers.
>
> This is my understanding:
>
> While there are 241 registered users on our main mailing list and 59
> on our news list,
> I believe there are a lot more people who might be interested in our
> activities but registering
> to those mailing list seem to be too much of a commitment for them.
>
> Some of those people use Facebook and some of those would be ready to follow
> the Facebook page (or "like" it in FB terms). Then we can use this page to
> post announcements. Both about the workshop and about our regular meetings.
>
> As these people see our activity at one point they might come to one
> of our meetings and/or they might even join our mailing list.
>
> At least that's my hope.
>
> Action plan:
> =========
>
> If you are a Facebook user and you would like to help me reaching more
> people
> then here is the action plan:
>
> - Visit the page at http://www.facebook.com/Israeli.Perl.Mongers and
> click on "like"
> - Post a status update on your wall linking to
> http://www.facebook.com/Israeli.Perl.Mongers
>   inviting your friends to click "like" on that page.
>
> Because you already "liked" the page you will probably see my updates
> regarding our meetings and the Perl workshop.
> Once in a while you can "like" the posts and share them with your friends.
>
>
> Gabor
> ps. If you have more experience with Facebook, I'd really appreciate your
> ideas
> how else could it be used to reach more Perl users in Israel?
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