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How to become an active member?
If you decide to become an active member please check out the following lines. When you joined Overtone Music Network, there's so much to discover, listen and see. Take your time to explore this social network and become an active member by adding content. You'll meet new people and contribute to the social network's success.
Check out the guides below to add some basic types of content:
Participate in the forum
Your social social network's discussion forum is a great way to interact with other members. To use the forum, just go to the Forum tab. Check out the existing discussions, or start your own by clicking the "Start Discussion" link. If you find an interesting discussion you'd like to participate in, just type your reply in the "Reply" box.
Write a blog news
Your profile page comes equipped with your very own blog on OMN. While threads in OMN forum are about community discussion, your blog is about you! On OMN you may want to write a blog post detailing your CD releases, concerts complete with photos, or a post about your favorite concert venues. You can write about anything you want! To get started, go to your profile page and locate the "Blog Posts" module on the left side above your profile photo. Click the "Blog Post" link.
To interact with other members on OMN, you can add comments to their profile page or any of their photos, videos, or blog posts. Don't be shy - if you see an interesting photo, a impressive video, or a blog post you agree (or disagree!) with, let the author know by leaving a comment on the photo, video, or blog post.
You can also leave a comment on any member's profile page. Comments can be seen by any member of Overtone Music Network, so don't use them to post personal information. They're perfect for welcoming a new member or checking in with your friends.
Upload or add photos, videos
The fastest way to add content to your social network is by using the bulk media uploader to add photos, videos. Adding media to your social network is a great way to share content
Photos: .jpg, .png, and .gif file formats
Videos: .mov, .mpg, .avi, .3gp and .wmv formats
You can also import photos from your Flickr account, embed videos directly from YouTube, GoogleVideo, or another site, and play external songs and podcasts. To get to the bulk media uploader and to add photos or videos, go to your profile page and click the "Photos" or "Videos" link in the left column of the page, under your profile photo. To upload music, go to your profile page and locate the "My Music" module. Click the "Add Music" link. Here's what the bulk media uploader looks like:
The left pane shows the file hierarchy on your computer. Use it to locate the photos, videos or songs you want to upload. Drag them to the right pane to add them to the upload list.
Join or create a group
You can use groups on your social network to discuss a specific topic or to be connected with members from your country. To browse existing groups, go to the Groups tab. Once you find a group you like, click on it to view more information and to join! If the group is public, there will be a link in the top right of the page where you can join the group.
If the group is private, you can send a request for an invitation to the group creator from the group's page. If you don't see a group you'd like to join, create your own! Just go to the Groups tab and click the link at the top right of the page to "Create a group."
Fill in the required fields, marked with a red bar, for your group. Click "Create group" and your group will be published. Don't forget to invite your friends to join. For more information on creating a group, check out this article.
Create an event
You can create events on your social network to commemorate special days or to meet up with your friends on the social network. To create an event, go to the Events tab and click the "Add an Event" link.
Fill in the required fields, marked with a red bar, for your event.
Click the "Create Event" button and your event will be published. Normally - please invite only your friends from your region to an event.