The following tutorials have been created for group admins. These tutorials will explain and show you the different features available within the group. It is best to view the tutorials in order, but you can jump around to different topics if you would like.
If you have any questions or comments about the tutorials please contact Nicole Taylor at BFMA Headquarters.
Introduction to the Group Page:
This tutorial will show you how to access the group page and give you an overview of the Home and Wall pages within the group.
This tutorial will show you how to change the group description that is viewed on the Home page of the group.
Custom Pages are additional webpages that you can create within your group. These pages can contain text, images, files or links to other webpages. You can create a number of different custom pages to share with your group.
On your group pages you can create a library of files and links that you would like to share with the group. This tutorial explains how to create a library collection and how to add items to the collection.
The calendar feature will probably be the most used feature within your group. You can create events and accept registrations directly on your group page. This tutorial will show you how to create an event and explain the different options available.
Photo Albums are available to groups in order to share images with group members. You can post picture of members or past meetings and events. This tutorial will explain how to create an album and how to upload images.
Blogs are a great way for you, the admin, to post thoughts, information, and personal experiences to the group. You have the option to allow group members to post comments and responses to your blog posts. This tutorial will show you how to create a blog and make a post.
Forums are another way of staying in touch with group members. This is an area where group members can post questions or comments about events or topics of interest. Other members can join the discussion as well. This tutorial will explain how to create forum categories and forum posts.
Directory is an area on the group page that allows you to view the members of the group. You can view current members and pending members. This tutorial explains the quick steps needed to view the group members.
As the group admin you have the ability to send messages to all of the group members. This is a great option if you want to inform members of upcoming meetings or events. This tutorial will explain how to send a message to all of your group members.