• Join Facebook Groups with Caution
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    Join Facebook Groups with Caution

    Recently I joined a female business Facebook group. As with some groups, a few questions were required to be answered before approval was granted. After my approval I read the “About” section for the group rules. The usual were present:  “Welcome to ___!”  Introduce yourself so we can get to know you.  Don’t be a lurker!  Engage, share and collaborate!  Promotional posts and going Live are not allowed without admin permission. So like most Virtual Service Providers, what did I do? Said “Hi” and introduced myself with a non-promotional graphic. No links, no “check out my page here” – nothing. Then I looked through and began engaging – 2 comments…

  • The Business of Facebook Groups
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    The Business of Facebook Groups

    Facebook groups have been and still are all the rage in the online world. They’re not only utilized by the virtual services industry, but by other types of businesses in an effort to create a community for their consumers. However, in the virtual services sphere, they’re heavily utilized by coaches, digital marketers, speakers, trainers, virtual service providers and so on. Additionally, some of these groups become very large with tens of thousands of members wanting to connect with others, access to freebies and to promote their own products/services. There’s a trend with many of these Facebook groups though. Okay, let’s not call it a trend. Let’s call it a common…