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 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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How to Use Facebook Groups for Your Brand or Business

Social Media Today

Facebook has been putting increased emphasis on groups, which could present new opportunities for businesses

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Carlsberg Group

Mindjumpers

Challenge: Despite being one of the leading breweries in the world, the Carlsberg Group had a globally fragmented social media presence. Solution: Together with Carlsberg Group Digital, Mindjumpers solved these challenges by creating a social media hub and global social media strategy that would strengthen brand activation at a global and local level.

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LinkedIn Groups Vs. Facebook Groups: The Ultimate B2B Marketing Showdown

Social Media Today

Groups can be a great way to facilitate connection with your audience - but which groups option is better for B2B marketers

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Facebook Will Now Allow Pages to Join Facebook Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook will now allow Pages to contribute within Groups as Pages, a small but relevant update for marketers

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[Answered] Moving Facebook Photos In A Group Into Different Albums

SocMed Sean

While a lot of folks found those steps to be very valuable, a LOT more surfaced the question asking how to do the exact same thing for a Facebook group. Ppl have uploaded photos to closed family group page – so they are just in PHOTOS tab area (not an album).

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Facebook Announces New Mentorship Program for Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook has added a new mentorship program for groups, which will enable group admins to connect interested users

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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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Facebook Takes Action Against Instagram 'Pod' Groups

Social Media Today

Instagram 'pods' could come under more scrutiny after Facebook suspended various pod organization groups

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Facebook Group Admins Can Now Pin Comments to Focus Discussion

Social Media Today

Facebook will now let group admins pin comments, enabling them to spark further discussion based on specific threads

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Facebook Groups for Pages: Cut Through the Clutter

Jon Loomer

Facebook has announced the launch of Groups for Pages, allowing brands, businesses, and artists to create groups around their super-fans. Let’s take a closer look at how these groups change things and how you can link a group to your page today.

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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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LinkedIn Groups Marketing: Effectively Market Through Groups

Devumi

Of the many features of LinkedIn, Groups are often one of the most recommended for your marketing effort. LinkedIn groups marketing lets you better connect with other members for promotional purposes. Read on to learn how to make your LinkedIn Groups marketing […].

How to Delete a Facebook Group

agora pulse

Is it time to delete your Facebook group? Groups can be a valuable asset to your business marketing but they don’t always work out the way you planned. In this post, we’ll look at how to delete a Facebook group as well as some alternatives to pulling the plug.

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How to Delete a Facebook Group

agora pulse

Is it time to delete your Facebook group? Groups can be a valuable asset to your business marketing but they don’t always work out the way you planned. In this post, we’ll look at how to delete a Facebook group as well as some alternatives to pulling the plug.

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Facebook Announces Groups Tab, Coming Soon to the Main App

Social Media Today

Facebook will launch a new groups tab in their main app, further promoting group engagement

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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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5 Ways That Facebook Groups Can Help Marketers Thrive

Social Media Today

Facebook groups offer brands an alternative method to offset traffic losses associated with News Feed reach declines - here are some tips on how to use them

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Instagram Rolls Out Group Video Calls, New Explore Layout

Social Media Today

Instagram is releasing its new group video calling option, along with an updated Explore layout and new AR tools

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UPDATE – How to connect your Facebook Group

Postcron

In order to connect a Facebook Group to your Postcron account, we’ll need to authenticate through your personal Facebook Profile that has “Admin” role on the Group you’re looking to connect. It is not possible to connect Groups that you are only a member of.

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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WhatsApp Adds Group Calls – Both Video and Voice

Social Media Today

WhatsApp is rolling out new group calling options, with both video and voice functionality

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New Facebook Group Tools, Mission Statement, Catfishing Defences

Devumi

Facebook has just announced a range of new tools and features that will improve the Group functionality, along with a brand new mission statement for Facebook Inc. The introduction of the new tools provides Group Admins ways to assess their group strategy to increase engagement.

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Instagram Adds Group Video Calling Within its Messaging Streams

Social Media Today

Instagram's adding group video calling within message threads, improving direct connection options within the app

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Facebook Launches New Tools for Groups, Improving Functionality and Potential

Social Media Today

Facebook continues to add more tools to groups, boosting the functionality, and potential, of the option

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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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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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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.

Pinterest Adds New Group Collaboration Tools to Boost Engagement

Social Media Today

Pinterest has added a new set of group collaboration tools for group boards, expanding the apps potential

4 Ways Your Website Can Replace Focus Groups

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While focus groups attempt to simulate and gain insights on what the customer potentially thinks, nothing can substitute truly anonymous, honest and unbiased feedback. So how are websites replicating—and advancing—the traditional focus group?

[ANSWERED] How Do I Leave A Facebook Group And Will The Other Members Be Notified When I Do?

SocMed Sean

Hi Sean – Is there an easy way to leave a Facebook group without letting everyone in the group know that I left? Facebook makes joining a Facebook group pretty easy. Just find the group and then click the “Join” button. If the group is an open group, you’ll be joined automatically. If the group requires approval, then you will be added as soon as the group admin reviews your request and allows it.

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Are LinkedIn Groups Experiencing A Crisis?

Meltwater

After all of the changes LinkedIn has made to groups, it’s no wonder LinkedIn users… Read More.

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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.

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Facebook Adds Reactions to Facebook Stories, New Group Sharing

Social Media Today

Facebook is adding Reactions to Stories, which could be a new way for the platform to broaden Stories reach

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LinkedIn Groups: What you Need to Know Now

SocialFish

But with regard to LinkedIn–specifically, LinkedIn groups–I’ve been chronicling them being stripped of features and utility for years now and it seems like their eventual demise that I and others have been predicting may actually be about to happen.

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Navigating Facebook: The Difference Between Profile, Page and Group

Social Media Citizens

This personal account (think of it as your FB home) is required before you can move up to pages and groups and is limited to “one per person.” Facebook Groups (Club). Find like-minded individuals through the FB Group (or Club). A group can be organized around your business or product, creating a community – but be sure to provide something of value to your members. Are you using your Profile to its best advantage, as a stepping stone to creating your Page and Groups?

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Group Buying! Game Changer or Not?

Atom Thought

And that brings us to a couple of questions everyone is asking today- Is Group Buying going to be the next big thing? Or Is Group buying = social shopping? Let me explain- Group buying as we see today focuses on only one aspect of buying and that’s price or discounts!

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Review of the Online Group Buying Industry

Idaconcpts

Group buying is a trend that had incredibly growth throughout 2010. Group buying, which refers to social buying or collective buying as well, is the buying an offer which has been significantly reduced, due to the fact that it is only valid if enough buyers are found.

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An Overview of Bulletin Board Focus Groups

Idaconcpts

Bulletin boards focus groups (also known as BBFGs) are extended online discussions that take over 3 to 5 days, or more. BBFGs may have between 18 to 25 participants per group and develop in an asynchronous, threaded, self-paced fashion. . Methodology of Bulletin Board Focus Groups.

There’s Hope For LinkedIn Groups … I Hope!

Myrland Marketing

In case you haven’t heard what is happening with groups on LinkedIn, let me bring you up to speed. Are Groups Being Resurrected? In the last two days, we’ve been hearing a lot of hubbub about groups on LinkedIn. LinkedIn’s Private Message About Groups.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. When a member requests to join a Standard Group, their connections in the group can approve the request. All Groups Are Now Members-Only Groups.

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LinkedIn Announces Re-Focus on Groups with New Tools and Options

Social Media Today

LinkedIn is refreshing its groups option, adding in new tools while also focusing on limiting spam

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