Facebook Groups for Business in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

Facebook Groups provide a unique opportunity for brands of all sizes to build community, increase brand awareness, generate leads and even increase sales of products or services. You may be a member of a neighborhood or personal Facebook Group. When to use a Facebook Group.

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Facebook is Running New Workshops to Help Group Admins Manage Their Communities Amid COVID-19

Social Media Today

Facebook is running a series of online workshops to help group admins in managing their communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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How to Use Facebook Groups to Grow Your Business

Later

Facebook Groups are an effective way to create a community, drive engagement, and improve customer relations for your brand or business. Ready to build a successful Facebook Group for your business? What are Facebook Groups. Why Create a Facebook Group for Your Business.

Facebook Launches Messenger Rooms for Community-driven Group Calls

Later

Facebook is launching a brand new way to connect with your community — Messenger Rooms! . There’s even the option to invite your Instagram followers and contacts on WhatsApp — a sure-fire way to bring your community together! .

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Change: Pages Can Join Facebook Groups

Jon Loomer

In a change that could have a signficant impact, Pages can now join Facebook groups. If you are a group moderator, you should think about whether you want this to be the new normal. Note that Pages have been able to create and link groups for a while now. Did you miss it?

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How to Use Facebook Groups for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

As a business, you’re trying to build a community of people who share a similar passion for your brand or the products/services you provide. Group Opportunities. Are you currently part of any groups on Facebook? Currently, I am part of nine groups (I just doublechecked).

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Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Managing a bustling Facebook group isn’t always easy. Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. Let the group have fun with it!

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5 Facebook Group Features You May Not Know About (But Should)

agora pulse

These Facebook Group features can offer enormous value to your audience and visibility to your brand—and you may not even know they exist! Facebook groups are a cornerstone of social media marketing. Link a Facebook Group with Your Business’s Page.

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Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat.

Facebook Outlines the Next Elements in its Free Group Admin Education Series

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced an expansion of its Community Education series, designed to help Facebook group admins maximize community engagement

The New Facebook Groups Explained

Mindjumpers

New changes are constantly being made, so I’m going to try and sort out the confusion a bit by explaining how to use the new groups. First of all, the new groups differ a lot from the groups that we have known so far. Groups as a collaboration tool.

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Join Us for Our “Facebook Groups for Brands” Webinar

Ignite Social Media

There are new opportunities within Facebook Groups for brands; however, Groups aren’t a fit for every brand. The post Join Us for Our “Facebook Groups for Brands” Webinar appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

How to Strategically Post to Facebook Groups with Agorapulse

agora pulse

You can now post to Facebook Groups with Agorapulse. This is a big deal for any Facebook group manager who wants to be more strategic and effective in the way that they use their group. As the manager of several Facebook groups, this feature helps me further streamline my work.

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Keep Your Facebook Group Fresh and Active With These Five Tips

agora pulse

Facebook Groups can offer exceptional benefits, but you need to nurture your community to get them! Check out these five tips to keep your Facebook Group engaged and thriving. However, Facebook groups can be a little tricky to manage. Want your group to thrive?

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What’s wrong with online community today?

Janet Fouts

If you know me, you know that community has always been the backbone of my work, and the foundation of my business. When we look at what we dream online communities could be, we wanted: For them to be for us, whoever we are and whatever we believe.

Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight to Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I recently discovered an emerging New York City community/organization called The Office Hero League that seems to be providing the same value to the members of their community that an association would provide. This group is about networking but it is also rooted in appreciation.

Facebook Adds New Groups Features, Including Expansion of Mentorships

Social Media Today

As part of its latest Communities Summit, Facebook has unveiled a new list of updates for groups

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How to Attract More People to Your Facebook Group

agora pulse

A Facebook Group is a fantastic tool for building community—when people are regularly showing up. But what can you do if no one is joining your Facebook Group? Having people join your Facebook Group can be challenging. Name Your Facebook Group for Success.

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Keep Your Facebook Group Fresh and Active With These Five Tips

agora pulse

Facebook Groups can offer exceptional benefits, but you need to nurture your community to get them! Check out these five tips to keep your Facebook Group engaged and thriving. However, Facebook groups can be a little tricky to manage. Want your group to thrive?

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5 Facebook Group Features You May Not Know About (But Should)

agora pulse

These Facebook Group features can offer enormous value to your audience and visibility to your brand—and you may not even know they exist! Facebook groups are a cornerstone of social media marketing. Link a Facebook Group with Your Business’s Page. Facebook Groups

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How to Attract More People to Your Facebook Group

agora pulse

A Facebook Group is a fantastic tool for building community—when people are regularly showing up. But what can you do if no one is joining your Facebook Group? Having people join your Facebook Group can be challenging. Name Your Facebook Group for Success.

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Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight into Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I recently discovered an emerging New York City community/organization called The Office Hero League that seems to be providing the same value to the members of their community that an association would provide. This group is about networking but it is also rooted in appreciation.

The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach

Buffer Social

Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on Facebook to create their own unique communities and feeds. More than 1 billion people around the world use Groups. So how do you create a Facebook Group? Facebook Groups vs Facebook Pages.

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Facebook Group Updates: Insights, Scheduled Posts and More

Jon Loomer

Facebook is rolling out new features for Group admins that will aid in the management of members and content. Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect, and how you might take advantage of these updates… Group Insights. Group to Group Linking.

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Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. How is your video content serving your community?

Facebook Tests 'Suggested Moderators' to Help with Group Administration

Social Media Today

Facebook is testing out another option to increase group usage, suggesting moderators to help manage your communities

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Podcasts and Facebook Groups Are the New Community Levers

Convince & Convert

One of the ways Social Fresh connects its members is through Facebook Groups surrounding the conference. Jason chose Facebook because while LinkedIn Groups are great and accomplish similar goals, Social Fresh doesn’t have the bandwidth to run both.

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Calling all online community managers!

SocialFish

Guest post by Ted McEnroe, The Community Roundtable. ———— A few months ago, I made a switch moving from the nonprofit sector to The Community Roundtable , a leading provider of community research and support for business, association and nonprofit communities.

Symmetry Financial Group Review: Everything You Need to Know

The Realtime Report

Symmetry Financial Group Review: Everything You Need to Know. Symmetry Financial Group is an industry-leading insurance provider based in Swannanoa, North Carolina. has rated Symmetry Financial Group as one of the fastest-growing U.S. How Symmetry Financial Group Works.

Yahoo Groups Shutting Down December 14, 2019

Bill Hartzer

Yahoo Groups is shutting down. On October 21, 2019 they will lock down Yahoo Groups so that no one can upload any more content. I have been getting used to Google shutting down services such as Google Plus and Google Bulletin , and even certain Google Groups.

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Putting the “We” in Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In the social space, there’s a lot of talk about “community.” ” We hear it all the time and, rightly so; because community is just that important. Like Rome, however, a community can’t be built in a day. Putting “we” in community.

Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open

SocialFish

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has launched the application process for the new Community Engagement Fellows Program, which will provide professional development for engagement experts in the scientific community.

10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. It reminds us just how important community is to us both personally and professionally. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight.

Top 9 LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Groups

Firebelly

Here is a list of my nine favorite LinkedIn social media marketing groups that I think you’ll enjoy too. Description: This is the largest and most active social media marketing group on LinkedIn and it includes 20 subgroups for special interests. Group size: 999,929 members.

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Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts.

Community design showcase: NTEN keeps it simple

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Let’s look at a few key parts of the community.

Facebook Launches New Community Accelerator Program to Help Leaders Utilize Facebook's Tools

Social Media Today

As part of its ongoing focus on facilitating communities on its platforms, Facebook is launching a new education program for group admins and community leaders

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). develop the skills to nurture (or troubleshoot) any online community. Here’s the program outline: WEEK 1: Planning for your community.

The State of Community Management 2015

SocialFish

The 2015 State of Community Management Report is out!! You know I look forward to this research every year and I’m excited to see communities definitely maturing this year. Strategy: Community-minded organizations must invest in people and systems, not just platforms.

How Facebook Groups Can Benefit Your Social Strategy

Ignite Social Media

One billion monthly users are now using Facebook Groups for many different reasons. Below are a few key strategies and quick steps you can implement to take advantage of Facebook Groups that will ultimately strengthen your social media marketing strategy.

Facebook Launches New Work Groups to Connect with Coworkers on the Platform

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched a new groups option called 'Work Groups' where users will be able to create communities of co-workers

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Millennials and Transparency in Online Communities

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention

SocialFish

And of course I was excited to get a chance to talk about my favorite subject, online community, with my friend Josh Paul , in the session we presented yesterday, Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention. Two of these three can be addressed/alleviated with online community.