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How can I effectively recruit new moderators for an existing community?

I have had quite some experience with moderation and administration. Here is how I would approach it: 1. First Option: You have spotted members with a potential fit for the job: Contact a couple of ...
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User making false claims easily proved wrong, ban or answer?

I wouldn't use words like "false claims" or censorship. Your group isn't a government and isn't supposed to represent the entire population. It's a group to advocate for bikes. Your posts are aimed at ...
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How to use the "build a community around your business" new Facebook feature?

I didn't realize that Facebook had made this change--must go explore! I was on the verge of abandoning a page for a group, myself. The important point is that Pages are useless for building community....
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Should you post irrelevant post in fan page?

Well the answer is "it depends". There are a number of things to consider: If the page is high traffic then it might not matter that irrelevant posts are made. They'll be outnumbered by the on topic ...
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How can I promote my Mumford and Sons Fan Group?

Your question is quite broad. I'll copy and paste you an answer of another question which is essentially the same: How can my community grow? Now we'll head to the disappointing part. Even if you do ...
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Effective methods to screen new membership requests for high-risk Facebook groups

As you get large enough, referrals could be a decent option. In the shorter run, getting more man power to check people out is probably the only effective way to keep things under control. You need ...
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How can I effectively recruit new moderators for an existing community?

You are wise to bring more moderators on board before you need them. The list is low-activity for now but that could change in a heartbeat, and often does when there are a lot of members. Or you ...
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How to regain audience reach on Facebook Page?

You have fallen foul of Facebook's "interest" algo. The number of fans that see a post on a page is determined by the number of interactions posts on the page have been getting lately. Your best bet ...
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Encouraging people from Facebook buy/sell group to use free classified website

You can Add the link in the top banner Add the link in a pinned post Adding a Facebook page as administrator, which shows up at the top and the right and which has the link of the webpage inside Tell ...
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Facebook Forums vs Question and Answer Websites | Pros and Cons

I think you have two different questions here: Can you do better on or off Facebook? Should you set up a competing group? I have more opinion about the first. I would set up the group on another ...
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How can I promote my Mumford and Sons Fan Group?

You want "the full range of fans" but don't seem to know the qualities of that range of fans. Even if everyone is truly a potential Mumford and Sons fan, there is a difference between being open to ...
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What time should I post content as to maximise engagement?

It's difficult to give a single answer as to when these times would be, but if your target audience is school students then they are more likely to be online just after school (~4pm - depending on ...
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What effect does posting and liking as a Facebook page have?

I'm not really sure that there is much in the way of guidelines on this. I normally respond based on which entity I'm responding as. If I'm responding as a member of the group, I'll respond as ...
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Should the avatar of an organization in social networks be its logo?

My question is: Do others identify your organization through your logo? Like if someone see your logo, do they say "Ahh, that's such-and-such organization" If so, I highly recommend you put your logo ...
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Effective methods to screen new membership requests for high-risk Facebook groups

What you probably want is two kinds of members: new and established, or unverified and verified, that sort of thing. Facebook doesn't technically allow that, but you can achieve that with two groups. ...
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Encouraging use of a new Facebook group

You can arrange a raffle of bonuses. For example, "Place this post on your page and receive a bonus additional product features without payment". This may be another option.
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Facebook Forums vs Question and Answer Websites | Pros and Cons

I think that it depends on what you are looking to accomplish within the platforms. The company that I work for uses both but for different reasons. Our Support Forums are used for creating customer ...
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User making false claims easily proved wrong, ban or answer?

Be clear with your community I am going to answer your question with a reference to a situation happening in Warframe community some time ago. Warframe is an MMORPG about "space ninjas" ...
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How to regain audience reach on Facebook Page?

Recently I've been almost pushed by a friend to start exchanging shares of videos. I didn't expect much if anything as result of that, since I knew the practice of sharing posts and since some years ...
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What to say for milestone celebration post?

First, nicely done! Your efforts have lead to over 1000 people joining, reading, and potentially contributing to your group. That's a great achievement for you, but it's also a great achievement for ...
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What reasons make enthusiastic members not being active?

I understand that leader should be active Yes, however beware of your activity. For nonprofits over 200 volunteers and various projects, it is impossible to handle every detail. Therefore it is ...
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What reasons make enthusiastic members not being active?

In my experience, people are seeking leadership, organization and delegation of work, at least initially, to build motivation and momentum to start experiencing success as a group. Help them see the ...
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Facebook Marketplace Selling

If you are having a garage sale or selling items one at a time the same way, just things you own that you no longer want, of course you can sell to whoever you want and refuse to sell to people for ...
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Encouraging use of a new Facebook group

I have found two things that specifically help Facebook groups grow. First is setting an example. I have found that once the community gets the idea of what content the group is for, they will start ...
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