(1) Like most of what we do, it all starts with a strategy and a blog post:
4 largest social networking groups in Los Angeles begin on Facebook:
1. Our soon-to-be largest Facebook group: 0ver 600 in four days..
3. Mashable.com’s group:
Our Linkedin Group in LA is Sponsored by this one:
We will make this rank for “largest social networking groups in Los Angeles” Google search ooops! It already does!
Original article his here:
And (2) a clearly defined strategy and purpose:
Share, keep it business-worthy and polite, heavily moderated. Conversation is welcome and requested always – add your Friends to the group please when you join. This will become one of the largest Facebook groups. Once you are accepted, you can post by email to: email@example.com You are welcome and encouraged to post community events, invitations, open houses, announcements…
This group was created for you: when you post here, you reach all of us in a very personal way – I have had to remove a few spammers and will continue to do so – You can feel safe to click the + at the right and add any of your friends, they need not do anything – very few people are using this little known option on Facebook – this group went to nearly 1000 the first week – it is a self fulfilling prophecy. Join us, netowrk with us, but do not spam us and expect to be aloud to stay here: no MLM hype without substance or value, no frivolous claims.
And (3), as always is the case around here, the self fulfilling prophecy is enacted within one week: