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Welcome to the FAST life friend! We are excited to help you be more efficient and more effective in your social media marketing – especially your Facebook Parties.

So you just signed up, you have your Facebook profile connected and you are ready to get your Facebook Parties setup!

To get started, you have to take a minute to connect the Facebook Group to CinchShare. Don’t worry, you only have to do this ONCE per new Group. Be sure to complete this process on a desktop version of Facebook.

Connect your Facebook Group to CinchShare in 3 steps!This is the desktop version.For mobile instructions, we suggest you open your mobile Chrome browser from your phone, select Desktop Mode from your menu and then open your Facebook Group.

Posted by CinchShare on Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Step 1: Login to CinchShare

Step 2: Add CinchShare to Facebook Group 

Facebook requires you to only edit from a Desktop version of Facebook, you can not complete this step on a mobile phone at this time. 

Go to your group, click on “More” and click on “Edit Group Settings”.

 

Find “Apps” Section – Click “Add Apps” and Type in CinchShare

Note – Facebook can take a few minutes to complete this step depending on your WiFi speed. 

It will look like this when properly connected.

While here, it’s a great idea to connect your Facebook Business Page as well so you can schedule to your Group FROM your Page. Your page must be connected in order to schedule to a Group as your Business Page.

Step 3: Make Group Available to Schedule To

CinchShare makes it easy to schedule to multiple networks and Facebook Groups! You can connected an UNLIMITED amount of Groups and Pages, so we created a super fast way for you to say what Groups you are wanting to schedule to at this time. When you’re not as active on that network, you can click the heart back to Teal. We don’t show EVERYTHING on your schedule page because you will quickly lose your group and spend time sifting – and we are NOT about that life.

In order to schedule to a group – click the heart of the group to Navy Blue.

How to post as yourself or your Business Page to a Facebook Group

When you click to schedule to a Group from “Facebook Groups” section, it will post as your personal Facebook profile.

In order to post as your Facebook Business Page to a Facebook Group, you will need to click the Group under the Facebook Pages section called “Linked Groups”.

Schedule to Group from Business Page in CinchShare

How to import Facebook Party scripts

If you are coming from another scheduling service, you’ll most likely want to be able to use content you have already created. When you first start with CinchShare, there are a few ways to get content into CinchShare however you will not be able to connect to any other scheduler and “import” directly from that service.

Here are some options to help you get your content into CinchShare:

  1. If the posts have been used before and are on a public platform, you can import the post message and image with just the link. Here’s a how-to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FS86P2bUDfM
  2. If you have a lot of graphics but no wording yet, you can bulk upload them into CinchShare! Here’s a how-to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJWDAz_hGss
  3. If you have all of your graphics in Canva, you can access them one at a time with the Design with Canva button located on the Schedule A Post dashboard. Here’s a how-to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyUtTJRqGac

How to use the other features in CinchShare

We have created step-by-step guides to help you harness all that CinchShare has to offer. Check out the rest of our resources as you work to schedule out content:

  1. Review our Cinch 101 Starter Guide UNIT in our Facebook Group.
  2. Review our getting started blog post here.
  3. We have a LOT of great how-to videos on our YouTube that are sure to help you here.
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