|How do I register?|
|How do I create a profile?|
|What are the 4Networking Membership options?|
|How do I reset my password?|
|How do I create my forum signature?|
|How do I ensure that my new photo/company image appears?|
|How do I network online?|
|Are there moderators on the forum?|
|Are there any guidelines for online behaviour?|
|How do I post on the forum?|
|How do I edit a post I’ve made?|
|How do I get notification that someone’s responded to a thread?|
|How do I insert images into a post?|
|How do I put a YouTube video in my post?|
|How do I create a poll in a new topic?|
|What do ‘lol’, ‘roflmao’,’imho’, etc. mean?|
|What do all the icons next to the topics mean?|
|How do I book into a meeting?|
|How can I be unbooked from a meeting?|
|How can I check which meetings I’m booked into?|
|How do I get a receipt for each meeting?|
|Are Personal Messages Private?|
|How do I get notification when someone sends me a Personal Message?|
|How do I see Personal Messages I’ve sent?|
|How can I stop someone from sending me Personal Messages?|
|How do I use the 4Networking.biz web site on a smartphone?|
You can register as a FREE online-only member by following the steps below:
You can create a profile easily by following the steps below:
New members: 4Networking is a membership organisation. If you're new to 4Networking you can see your choice of membership options here: www.4networking.biz/Account/Home/Register
Choose from FREE basic online membership OR take advantage of our Passport membership joining options. You can only attend up to 2 meetings before becoming a Passport member. Our best Passport membership offers are available before or at your first meeting:
These options are available as soon as you have registered as an 'Online only' member on the site by going here: www.4networking.biz/Account/Membership/Upgrade. Alternatively you will be offered these Passport membership options at your first 4N visitor meeting. This gives you immediate access to ALL 4Networking groups.
Available at your second meeting or beyond this are these Passport membership options:
At meetings you will be given the Joining Form shown here:
Book into your first meeting by clicking on www.4networking.biz/meets. Then choose the meeting you would like to attend and click Book Now. Remember to bring lots of business cards, cash to cover meeting costs (Breakfast events £13, Lunch and Evening events £15), a roller banner if you have one, and a smile...
Upgrading to Passport Membership from online-only membership: If you're already registered on the 4N site, you can become a Passport Member at any time. The two joining options outlined above are open to you at all times, even after your two visitor meetings. If you have logged in, you will see your current membership status in the middle of the top of the Home page. The Passport membership deal available to you will be shown as an orange link which takes you through to a menu of your available joining options, or visit the page here: www.4networking.biz/Account/Membership/Upgrade
Renewing your membership: At all times you can see how many paid membership days you have remaining in the top bar of the Home page. If you're already a Passport Member, you have three continuous membership renewal options -
You can renew your membership by visiting this page when you are logged in: www.4networking.biz/Account/Membership/Upgrade
Membership renewal terms: To be eligible for any of these continuous membership options there must be no break in membership. By renewing your 4Networking Passport membership by debit/credit card you are also agreeing that future renewals can be collected automatically from the same card. At least one month’s notice is required to cancel, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you cancel payment without providing one month’s notice in writing or wish to cancel immediately after a renewal payment has been taken, then you will be charged a £50 administration fee. If payment ceases and your membership lapses, you have a choice of 2 rejoining options:
If your membership days have been extended through receiving Invite a Friend days or as a result of team membership, then the renewal collection dates will reflect these changes.
If Continuous Membership renewal payment fails as a result of a debit/credit card no longer being active or a change of card expiry date, 4Networking will contact you to request updated card details. If you know that you have been issued with a new card since your last payment to us, it would be really helpful if you could inform us ahead of us trying to take this next payment – you can do this by calling the Support Desk on 0845 123 4444.
In order to ensure that members who invest in continuous Passport membership feel that this is rewarded, we do have some restrictions in place in relation to accessing 4N meetings once your Passport membership has expired. You are only able to attend a 4N meeting again as a visitor once a minimum period of six months has elapsed since your Passport membership expired. At that point, your membership can be reset by the 4N Support Team at HQ to 'RV' status (Returning Visitor).
Once this has been done, you can visit one meeting only as a visitor, as you will already be familiar with the format and style of 4Networking meetings. At that meeting you can rejoin using Option 3 as shown on the form above and outlined below. If you have used your one Returning Visitor meeting allocation but chosen not to rejoin, the process begins again ie you can attend a 4N meeting again as a visitor once a minimum period of six months has elapsed since your last visit. If you want to rejoin as a Passport member before the six-month no-visit period has been completed, no problem. You can rejoin online at any time by going to www.4networking.biz/Account/Membership/Upgrade
Lapsed member rejoining deals: If you have previously been a Passport member at any point in the past, you are most welcome to rejoin at any time. As referred to in the section about membership renewal, you have a choice of 2 rejoining options if you have a break in Passport membership:
If your Passport membership has lapsed, you continue to be an online-only member and therefore can access your profile and the forum on the 4Networking site.
For all types of 4Networking Continuous Membership, at least 30 days’ notice is required in writing to cancel your membership. This notice period is the 30 days prior to the expiry date of the current term of your Continuous Membership. Notice must be given by email to email@example.com. 4Networking will automatically acknowledge your cancellation email by return email. If you do not receive this email and cannot provide it to us on request, your cancellation will not be valid.
If you wish to cancel membership after the 30 days’ notice period has expired or immediately after a Continuous Membership payment has been taken, you will be charged an administration fee of £44+VAT (£52.80 inc VAT). Any refund due will be paid no later than 10 days after the refund has been requested. The refund will be the membership fee that was paid less the £44+VAT administration fee.
You can display an image that will drop onto the end of every forum post that you make. The style of forum signature that can be displayed has been optimised for display on a phone and tablet as well as on a PC. If you have uploaded a forum signature in the past and this is no longer displaying, you need to update it to conform with the new style.
The compatible file types you can upload are: gif, jpg, jpeg, png. The ideal size of forum signature image is 853px wide by 190px high. You can hyperlink the whole signature image to one url, ie your website home page.
In exactly the same way as you would face to face! Think of it as meeting people, but it just happens to be on the 4N website. Use the site to network 24/7 with thousands of our members right across the UK.
No. We treat forum contributors as adults and the forum is self-regulated. If a post does break the rules, the geeks behind the scenes can remove a post, but this is a rarity.
Everyone has the right to express differing opinions without fear of ridicule or abuse. However, what one person may consider abusive, another may consider reasonable which is why we do not apply judgement as a rule.
However, if you want to ensure that your online behaviour avoids offending other forum users, here are some suggestions from other members:
Once you’ve posted on a thread, you have a 15 minute window to edit or delete the content of your post. After that, your post remains forever, so make sure you’re happy before you click Post Topic.
The reason we only allow a 15 minute window is:
To subscribe to a thread:
To unsubscribe from a thread:
There is an 'i' button for uploading images directly into forum posts. Just choose the relevant image from your PC and upload it. There is no need to resize it, it will be optimised for the relevant screen size it is being displayed in.
First find the page on YouTube which has your video. Now, click on the share link and highlight the URL that appears, Right Click copy: Then on the 4Networking site:
These are internet abbreviations - this site will explain all! http://www.gaarde.org/acronyms/
|There are new posts||There are no new posts|
|There are new posts and you have taken part in the topic||There are no new posts and you have taken part in the topic|
|There are new posts in a hot topic||There are no new posts in a hot topic|
|There are new posts in a hot topic that you have taken part in||There are no new posts in a hot topic that you have taken part in|
|The topic has been moved.||Last post|
See a neat summary of all the meetings you've booked by going to the future bookings page in Your Pages, when you're logged in: www.4networking.biz/Account/Bookings/Future
All 4N meetings are closed promptly on our system (Breakfast by 5pm the same day, Lunch and Evenings by 10am the following day) at which point you will receive an email with a link to your account where you can access and print your PDF receipt. If you do not receive this email promptly, here’s how you can access your receipt yourself:
Yes. Only the person who sent or received the Personal Message can view it.
Bring up the site on your phone and login - it will then stay logged in. The site is optimised for displaying correctly on a phone or tablet. A separate Meeting Finder app is also available, for use on Android or Apple phones. Search your App Store for '4Networking' and you will find it. For more information see www.4networking.biz/app
You can contact the Support Desk for additional support.