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How to Find Old School Friends

If your wondering How To Find Old School Friends you have lost touch, it can be a long and difficult task. Especially if you have not seen your old school friend for 10 or more years. Luckily we are here to help. We are FinderMonkey.co.uk and we specialise in finding the exact person you have lost touch with.

We've put this short guide together to help you find your old school friends yourself but we have researchers on hand right now waiting to find them should you wish. We work on a no find no fee basis and charge a flat rate of £99 for a successful result, if we can’t find them then you don’t pay anything. To speak to one of the team and get some further details give us a call on 0113 2825900.

Here are some free hints and tips on conducting your own search, remember if you get stuck give us a call and we’ll use our powerful systems and vast experience to find your old school friends for you.

There are a variety of reasons why people come to us to find old friends. Sometimes it’s as simple as hearing a persons name from a long time ago and wondering, what happened to….?

This is very common and we speak to people everyday who have had that moment of wonder and have decided to follow it up by contacting us to locate an old friend. It is important for you to know that lots and lots of people try and trace old friends. Some people who contact us feel like they are been nosy or that they should feel bad about using us to contact an old friend, the truth is, almost all the old friends are delighted to hear from their old friends and they were wondering what happened to you! – We can carry out our searches discreetly so you can make the first contact.

Some people we work for feel slightly nervous about their attempt to find old school friends but the truth is, we do this day in day out for a serious amount of people in the UK, so rest easy you are not alone in your desire to find old friends

So if you have a desire to find old friends but don’t have the methods, these hints and tips are an excellent way to get started but remember we are only a phone call away if you need professional help. The internet whilst a phenomenally powerful resource can be incredibly confusing, so this guide gives a description of the services available to you for your search describing what, for instance, is meant by the term social networking and how you can use social networking to find old friends.

Tip 1)

Get all the facts written down, how old is your old friend? Did they have a middle name? When were they born? What was the last address you had. You will surprise yourself with what you can remember about your old friend. Write down everything that you know about them. Even some of the more strange facts that you don’t think are immediately relevant might help. Hobbies are a great example of this, you may be able to re-establish contact through a club or a forum dedicated to dominos or poker, maybe you could find old friends on websites or directories?.

Tip 2) Got to Get Yourself Connected

You may well have heard of the principle of Six Degrees of Separation. It is the idea that you are connected to any person throughout the world through a maximum of six people.

So you should get in contact with any people that knew your friend. This could include contacting their old place of work or speaking to a mutual friend. Make sure that you have a good look through your old address book. If it’s anything like ours, you may well have forgotten that you have written down a person and address that might put you in contact with your friend.

Tip 3) Find Your Friend Through Social Networking

The majority of people have heard of Facebook but don’t worry if you haven’t, its basically a website where people post details about themselves and get in contact with each other. So it is a brilliant place to get started with your attempt to find old friends.

To do a proper search on Facebook you will need to create an account or you will not be able to look at all of the available information. Creating an account is easy so don’t be put off by this. Using Facebook to find an old friend with a common name will prove difficult. For example, trying to find John Smith in London will bring back too many results for you to sensibly be able to use, this is the main down side.

Also don’t forget the other social networking sites which might also kick-start your search such as:

  • MySpace
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Friends Reunited
  • Bebo

Even simply typing in your old Friend’s full name into Google could bring you one step closer to getting in touch.

Tip 4) Alumni and Friend Finding Specific Sites

Many Universities have an Alumni page. So if you are looking for a friend that you had at University this would be my first step. Usually these pages do require you to register but the information is free!

We hope these tips help you get back in touch with your old friends but remember we can find people quickly and discreetly and want to help you so give us a ring on 0113 2825900.

Good Luck from us in your search.  We hope we have given you some ideas of How to Find Old School Friends.

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