How to Use Facebook Groups | Social Media Must Reads

Social Media Must Reads

Keep up with the digital marketing world with our Social Media Must Reads: a weekly collection of top resources, news, and updates. Use the tips, strategies, and announcements to optimize your small business’ social media strategy.

How we organize these resources for you:

(1)  5 “Must-Read” articles – Top articles with tips or strategies for social media and digital marketing

(2) Facebook Resources from the Week: A summary of helpful resources and announcements just for Facebook and Instagram

(3) Top News from the week: A list of announcements from top social sites

Click on each title to go to the original article.

Must-Read Articles from the Week:

1. 5 Ways You Can Use Facebook Groups to Benefit Your Blog 

by Laney Galligan on ProBlogger

Use this guide to get ideas on what type of Facebook Group works best for your business.

2. How to Use Facebook’s New Group Insights and Features to Boost Your Group Engagement

by Richa Pathak on Social Media Today

Once you’ve created your Group, learn how to use some of the new tools Facebook rolled out to Admins.

3. How to Get Started with Google My Business Posts [Video]

by AJ Ghergich on Social Media Today

Google recently launched “posts” for Google My Business accounts, that will show up in your Search results. Learn how to use them in this video.

Note that: “Google Posts are removed after 7 days, with one exception” [via Search Engine Land]

4. 14 Video Production Tips to Enhance Quality and Drive Views 

by Sophia Bernazzani on the HubSpot blog

Check out these helpful tips for making marketing videos.

5. 6 Tips to Make Your Brand an Email Response Rockstar

by Ronell Smith on the Moz blog

Learn how to optimize your email marketing campaigns with this helpful guide.

Facebook (and Instagram) Resources & News from the Week:

Facebook Marketing Resources

We highlight Facebook and Instagram resources and news each week on our Page. You can follow us on Facebook to see the resources every Friday or check them out here:

Weekly Facebook Resources

This week’s updates include:

  • Facebook’s Increased Push for Video
  • Updates to Facebook Ads
  • Messenger Tools –  A New Pop-Up Message Box Being Tested on Desktop?
  • Instagram Stories Update
  • Local Business Wi-Fi on Facebook


News from the Week:

Top updates and announcements from the major social media platforms: Click on each title to read the full article and then stay tuned for further developments and strategic tips!

Snapchat lets you add links, voice filters and backdrops to Snaps

New LinkedIn Features: Reconnect with a Colleague, See Who’s Searching for You, and Fine-tune Your Profile

Uptime, YouTube’s experimental app for watching videos with friends, opens to all

5 Facebook Updates and Tests Spotted This Week — Important update coming July 17th : you will no longer be able to edit the Headline and metadata in the preview when uploading a link.


 That’s it for this week! Let us know if you have any questions or comments on any of the resources we’ve shared here!


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