Facebook Group Explosion

Facebook Group explosionIs your Facebook Group suddenly getting way more traffic or requests to join than normal? Are 30 newbies in line to be added today, and normally that total is 2? If so, you’re not alone.

Once again Facebook changes have come about. FB is recommending areas of interest to users based on what they’ve been doing and joining (ugly yellow arrows).

Smart idea? Probably. Group recommendations make sense although the new influx might overwhelm you, especially if you prefer doing a little research to cut down on the fly-by-spammer types.

How to avoid Facebook Group spam? Check people’s profile. If they just joined FB last week and are in 13 groups–not a good sign. If they only have one photo and no comments–not a good sign. If she’s smoking hot and you can’t understand why she’d want to join your group–not a good sign and she’s not really the girl in the picture (probably not even a girl).

Have fun, enjoy the bigger party. But don’t let these newbies waltz around thinking they can promote every one of their products and websites. Take a stand–this is your house.

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Facebook Groups, Fan Pages and More from Indie Authors #26

Indie Authors discuss Facebook fan pages, group pages and generally making the most of Facebook. Featuring host, Jason Matthews and authors, Lisa Grace, R.M. Prioleau, Samantha Fury and Sherry Snider.

Websites and Facebook Pages:
Lisa Grace – http://www.lisagracebooks.com/, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lisa-Grace-Books/168413739714?ref=ts, http://www.facebook.com/KindleDealsDaily?ref=ts
R.M. Prioleau – http://www.rmprioleau.com/, http://www.facebook.com/rmprioleau
Samantha Fury – http://www.samanthafury.com/, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Samantha-Fury-Novels/133954713325364?ref=ts, https://www.facebook.com/groups/393191694044036/
Sherry Snider – http://www.sherrysnider.com/, http://www.facebook.com/sherryfrasersnider?ref=ts, http://www.whatdoebookauthorssign.com/FacebookGroup
Jason Matthews – http://ebooksuccess4free.webs.com, http://www.facebook.com/groups/110604178950149/

G+ Pages:
Lisa Grace – https://plus.google.com/103935289635198255908/posts
R.M. Prioleau – https://plus.google.com/109039979934042787673/posts
Samantha Fury – https://plus.google.com/101015850943623419980/posts
Sherry Snider – https://plus.google.com/108317787671487955745/posts
Jason Matthews – https://plus.google.com/117850331447734054313/posts

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