Since my marketing strategy focuses on Facebook, I put together a list of groups that can help YOU grow your blog and share your message. Facebook groups help me market my products and my blog, but it also has helped me build a community of like-minded bloggers. I have learned just how important it is to find your “tribe,” and how supporting one another is essential to growth. I truly believe in marketing with a purpose and to find your engaged fans through Facebook. I reward them. I talk to them. I help them — for free — on Facebook. It has been the easiest yet most important strategy for growing Bloggers Get Social!
Using Facebook For Your Marketing Strategy
Facebook can be used for more than just a social sharing platform. With their tools to create a private group, you can find your own community on the number one social networking site RIGHT NOW. From finding support and encouragement to meeting other bloggers to network with, Facebook groups can be extremely beneficial to growing your business. The following groups are the ones I use nearly EVERY DAY and are essential to my marketing strategy. If you use other groups and have built awesome connections, I would love to hear about them in the comments.
Okay, I have be a little bit self-promotional here. Once I hit a wall with Facebook’s algorithm, I knew I needed to create my own space on its platform. I started with a closed Facebook group to promote everything related to my own projects: the podcast, newsletters, etc. However, I soon realized that I needed to also GIVE the love back! Bloggers Get Social is an online community of entrepreneurs, writers, and creators who are looking for focus and innovative topics to grow their blogs. We offer tips on monetization, support, and finding your target audience along with daily promotional threads to share our recent posts. Bloggers Get Social is a place for education and accountability.
This Facebook group is solely for ideas and business growth. Magical Business Academy Playground is not a self-promotional group. Gena and Jordana truly know what they are doing when it comes to running an active community. With over 5,500 members you are sure to learn something new every day or find your next collaborative partner.
Are you a sparkler? The Spark Lounge is a motivational and inspiring members-only Facebook group. Alex Beadon, who encourages you to be a better entrepreneur, hosts The Spark Lounge. This group is filled with creative and savvy businesswomen and is led by someone who really knows her stuff. When you join The Spark Lounge, you also get access to her weekly videos that include social media tips and tricks.
The Nectar Collective created a Facebook group to expand their community and to connect with their fans! The Blog + Biz BFFs is a new group and has already grown to over 1,300 members.
Recently The Nectar Collective published a post sharing some of their favorite Facebook groups for Entrepreneurs, which inspired me to share my favorite Facebook groups for bloggers. You can find their list on their blog.
Periscope is an awesome way to build your community, and PeriGirls can help you find your tribe on Periscope! Build confidence in front of the camera and participate in their Pass-The-Cast events. This group is known for their sisterhood full of support with tips, tricks and training… all for Periscope.
This group has helped me find new clients, establish partnerships in the blogging world, and boost my overall page views. Led my Pauline of Twelve Skip, this group is one of my daily destinations on Facebook!
So, talk to me. How do you use Facebook groups? Are there any groups that you love?