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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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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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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Facebook Group marketing: how to build your community

Sprout Social

Facebook Group marketing is going to grow in 2020 and beyond. And recent data from the Sprout Social Index highlights that 40% of marketers view private communities as a top social trend to prioritize in 2020. Why Facebook Group marketing matters so much.

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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Top 5 Facebook Promotion Types

Harp Interactive

Pretty powerful metrics for any type of business. Common Promotion Types and When to use Them. The type of campaign you use depends upon your goals. Courtesy of Wildfire, following are a few different types of campaigns you can run and the considerations for each: Sweepstakes.

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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.

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.

How To Make The Best Use of LinkedIn Groups

Mindjumpers

One of the most efficient and subtle ways of marketing your brand on LinkedIn is to work with LinkedIn Groups. LinkedIn has two types of groups, which can be classified as External and Owned Groups. Starting a Group on LinkedIn is one of the best ways to do that.

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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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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. As I type this, I don’t yet have most of these features. Group Insights will give admins access to real-time metrics around growth and post engagement.

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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?

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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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.

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

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.

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.

The 7 Types of Social Media Users and How to Engage Them

SocialFish

But understanding the differences between each type of user who follows you can also lead to an increase in awareness and sales. This is the type of user who has liked you on Facebook or followed you on Twitter, but they rarely engage with you.

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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.

11 Types of Video Content Every Business Needs to Create

Rebekah Radice

Still, there are some types of video that are more engaging than others. That’s why I’ve pulled together a list of the top types of video every business should create. The Most Engaging Types of Video Content You Need to Create. What type of videos will you create

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STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? How do they link the community to competitive advantage? Communities are organizational orchestras, and marketing is the conductor. Align community with member retention programs.

How Do I Keep My Facebook Group Alive?

agora pulse

An active Facebook group will help you build a band of advocates who will talk about you not just in the group but elsewhere, both online and offline. We’ll look at the three top stages of creating an active group. Setting up a group. Setting up your Facebook group.

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105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

That’s why we recently launched a new feature for our content marketing editorial calendar tool that helps marketers plan any type of content they could possibly want to publish. I also like to mix up our content types to keep our editorial calendar fresh for our audience.

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Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you.

Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you.

How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Community managers have a challenging job. To drive participation and engagement around the contest, the community management team for Ikea Singapore responded to every comment with a funny meme starring the Shelf Help Guru.

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole. This should be the most obvious and important use of a private blog group. If the group is dead (ie., Best Group Platforms.

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STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? How do they link the community to competitive advantage? To get answers to these critical questions, Leader Networks conducted a survey of nearly 300 marketing and community leaders that resulted in The Business Impact of Online Communities Study. Communities are organizational orchestras, and marketing is the conductor. Align community with member retention programs.

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How Do I Keep My Facebook Group Alive?

agora pulse

An active Facebook group will help you build a band of advocates who will talk about you not just in the group but elsewhere, both online and offline. We’ll look at the three top stages of creating an active group. Setting up a group. Setting up your Facebook group.

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

The 5 Types of Social Media Content You Need to Create

Rebekah Radice

Creating social media content your community connects with can be one of the hardest aspects of online marketing. To do this, you need to stop serving up the same old thing, and begin introducing the right types of social media content.

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How and Why Data Syncing Matters to Your Online Community Setup

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. to log in to the community.). Featured Industry Insider Open Community

Entrepreneurs: How I Launched a Membership Community

Jon Loomer

In particular, I struggle with launching a product for my entrepreneur community because it’s brand new for me. Well, I finally launched a product for my entrepreneur community early this morning. Do I have enough interest to launch a community for entrepreneurs?

TSU Has Started With Groups - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

This is definitely a space and a place for users with similar interests to discover and share content, build communities and keep the value they create. When you submit your application you will choose the group type: Public, Closed or Private. Public groups are the only groups that will be monetized and a portion of the proceeds will automatically go to the group's affiliated charity. TSU the Social Network has introduced tsūGroups. Currently in BETA.

Facebook Audience Insights: 5 Groups You Should Analyze

Jon Loomer

Type of Car They Drive. Most Common Age Group is 25-34. Average salary group below $75k is below the Facebook average while every group above that salary is above the Facebook average. Advertising Target Groups. Fans: 59% men; largest group of men is 25-34 (44%).

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Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Facebook Group Hacks with Pat Flynn

ProBlogger

The post Facebook Group Hacks with Pat Flynn appeared first on ProBlogger. It’s all about using Facebook groups, and he shares 27 different tips and hacks for Facebook marketing within your groups. We think it will give you a lot of great ideas for your own Facebook group.

10 Reasons Businesses Will Start Using Google+ Communities in 2014

Convince & Convert

Well, with over 150,000 communities with more than 10 people, and tens of thousands will thousands of members, Google+ is really happening. Types of G+ Communities There are two types of communities: 1. Private: This content cannot be shared outside of that community and can only be viewed by members. Why Use Google+ Communities? Here is a really big thing: Google indexes the community and its content when ‘public’.

How and Why Data Syncing Matters to Your Online Community Setup

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. ———–. to log in to the community.).

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How to Build a True Learning Community at the Core of Your Membership Model

SocialFish

What makes a group into a learning community? And what is the role of social media-enabled learning communities in the modern membership organization and other comparable types of knowledge service delivery? Anchoring Building Blocks for an Effective Learning Community.