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How to Schedule and Share Posts in Facebook Groups (2 Ways)

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How To Schedule and Share Posts in Facebook Groups

Facebook group is a perfect meeting place for people with similar tastes and interests. There are unlimited groups for bloggers, designers, and other professionals to exchange resources, tips, etc. Joining to such unique communities will be beneficial for you in many ways- find people who work in a similar niche of yours, build relationships, increase page views and so on.

We can share our latest blog posts and artworks in Facebook groups for traffic, sales and collecting feedback. But you won’t get any results if the posting is made in an unfavorable time of the geographical location where most of your readers reside.

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How can we improve user engagements for Facebook posts and thereby derive maximum benefits from them?

Find the peak time in your area for Facebook. Schedule your posts during the time and you may get more user clicks for them than others.

Read how to schedule posts on your Facebook profiles and pages in this post.

Today we’ll tell you how to schedule Facebook group posts with or without using additional tools. 

Default method

Facebook group is a common place for people around the world for sharing thoughts, posts and selling products. But none other than group admins can schedule the contents.

Sign in to your Facebook account first.

Open a group where you are the owner or administrator.

Enter your message or web link to schedule and share.

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A small clock icon will be displayed on the bottom prior to the ‘Post’ button. Click the icon. A popup p box will open with options to set a date and time for the post to publish. Do that. Finally, click the ‘Schedule’ button to send your Facebook group posts on the chosen time.


Social media marketing method

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SocialPilot is a popular social media marketing tool and one of the rare services that allow you to schedule posts on Facebook groups, Pinterest boards, Google+ collections, etc. It has a gorgeous interface to work on and its user-friendly options let everyone easily handle even complex social media marketing campaigns to get guaranteed results.

I assume you signed into SocialPilot and connected required accounts, pages and groups to run campaigns. If not, visit your dashboard and tap ‘Accounts’ in the left pane, followed by ‘Connect Account’. Click each social media links and grand SocialPilot necessary permissions to access your accounts.

Go to the ‘Posts’ menu and ‘create a new post’ to schedule.

Enter your message or website link in the text area.

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It will fetch featured image of your content as post thumbnail. But you can replace it with a customized image, video or Gif file of your choice. Click the camera, video, Gif icons on the bottom to upload relevant files.

SocialPilot will show your connected accounts in the right pane of the screen. Select your Facebook groups from the list to schedule and share.

Once you finished, click the drop-down arrow that appears next to the ‘Add to Queue’ button. Now you will see the options to instantly share, schedule, recycle or queue posts. Choose schedule or repeat posts to schedule Facebook group posts.

That’s it.

The content will be shared on your Facebook groups at the scheduled time.

Read AgoraPulse vs SocialPilot: Comparison of Social Media Management Features