Why was Oldham Business Network setup?
OBN was setup to support the local business community. For more information visit founder David Beharall's profile
What size image should I use for my profile?
Image size should be set to 183px × 183px
What size image should I use for my group?
Image size should be set to 171px × 171px
Do I have to own a business to join OBN?
No, anyone with an interest in business can join OBN.
Do I have to live in Oldham to join OBN?
No, all we ask is that you respect and try to offer value to the Oldham business community. We wont tolerate any spammers.
How do i check my messages?
You can check your messages by clicking on the envelope icon located at the top right of the page. You can compose new messages and read messages you have received from this area.
How do I manage email notifications?
You can manage your email settings by clicking on the ‘settings’ link in the right hand column, just below the envelop icon.
What is a text box and what can I put in my text box?
A text box is a box to which you can add a variety of content. It’s just another way to make your page your own. Simply click on the ‘Edit’ button in the top right corner of the text box on your ‘my page’ to get started. You can add: text, html, pictures etc...
What is the OBN Social?
The Oldham Business Network also hold a social once a month. This is an offline meet up in a local place that allows members to meet in person and socialise. There is no agenda as such, just a great opportunity for face to face discussions and a time to relax and enjoy the company of other OBN members.
How do I remove my profile?
To remove your OBN profile click on the ‘settings’ button at the top right of the page. Then click Leave Oldham Business Network at the bottom of the page.
How do I accept friend requests?
If you look up at the top, right next to the letter icon, you'll see a little person. Click on that icon and your friends list should pop down. Then just hit Accept or Reject and you're done.
Do I have to accept friend requests?
No. Some people want to be friends with everyone, some just want a select group they know well. How you approach this is totally up to you.
How do I remove a member from my friends list?
Click on the little person icon at the top left of the screen, then find the friend and click on 'Remove' underneath them. You can also block all messages from them by clicking on their profile picture or going to their page, then clicking on 'Block Messages'.
What happens when I reject a friend request?
It disappears from the Sent section in the member's friends dropdown. They don't receive an email notification of this.
What are the X's on comments for?
Clicking on the red X will delete a comment.