Having a real name in your Facebook group url will make it much easier for you and your members to remember what it is. I see far too many homeschool support groups on Facebook left with a long chain of numbers at the end of their URLs.
Note that you need to do this before your group has 5000 members!
Only the owner or editors of the group can probably make this edit. Here’s how to get a real name in your group URL.
This is the real name URL I wanted for this group of mine: https://www.facebook.com/groups/a2zhomeschooling/
Go to the ellipse “…” next to Notifications. In dropdown, select Edit Group Settings.
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5th section down in there is called something like Web and Email Address. (A new group may have a slightly different wording than my already existing group. It may start with Customize.)
Insert the name you’d like for your URL as one long word, no spaces. It has to be less than 50 characters. No capital letters.
This will help marketing your group tremendously.
Having an email address will allow members to use email to make posts….but they will need you to tell them this email, or they’ll probably never know it exists.
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