Starve the Doubts

Make Money with Facebook Groups with Abbie Unger

December 02, 2014
Starve the Doubts
Make Money with Facebook Groups with Abbie Unger
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Starve the Doubts
Make Money with Facebook Groups with Abbie Unger
Dec 02, 2014
Jared Easley
Show Notes
Abbie Unger In this episode, Starve the Doubts host Jared Easley, along with co-hosts Jason Unger and Kimanzi Constable from kimanziconstable.com, interviews Abbie Unger, a wife, a mother, a writer, speaker, a budget stretcher, a former flight attendant, and the mastermind behind Flight Attendant Career Connection, a company that offers community, encouragement, coaching, and resources to aspiring flight attendants. She is the author of the eBook Looking Skyward: Turn Your Flight Attendant Dreams into Reality. Additionally, Abbie is partnering with Kelsey Humphreys as they launched their company shequip, where they offer resources to help women start and build a small business that they love. Having recently been featured in Yahoo! Travel, Huffington Post, Facebook, and Mashable, to name a few, Abbie is a testament of how creating and growing a Facebook group could open doors of opportunity for your business. In this episode, you will learn more about: How the Flight Attendant Career Connection came about Leveraging and growing your Facebook group Jason’s thoughts on Abbie’s endeavors Time spent on managing the Facebook group What doors have opened up for her because of the Facebook group What to expect from her upcoming book! How to make money out of your Facebook group How to advertise in your Facebook group the right way How to handle the bad apples in your group The power of affiliates Abbie’s thoughts on fame Items mentioned: Starting her own company: Writing her first eBook Starting a Facebook group and growing it Reasons for the Facebook group’s success with 9,427 members Encouraging members to connect with each other Creating an environment that’s easy for members to connect and become friends in the group It’s a safe place! - being vigilant and watching what’s going on How much does she spend managing the Facebook group? The doors of opportunity that opened up because of the Facebook group: Being interviewed by the Huffington Post, Yahoo Travel, Mashable, and Facebook Being featured on Facebook Stories Being interviewed on an Australian morning show On her next book: Make Money with Facebook Groups: Build Relationships, Convert Customers, and Create Fame How to set up your group What settings to use How to get the ball rolling and the relationships building What to do when someone’s negative to you or to someone else in the group What to do when someone’s trying to sell things through the platform you created Protecting the people in your group How to use the platform to get recognized by the media Making money out of a Facebook group: Using it as your platform Collecting the email addresses of people in your group Reaching all the members in the group with your posts How she balances advertising in her group and not overwhelming the members “Being generous is the best way to market yourself.” Setting yourself up like an expert and not advertising right away. Other people are advertising for her. Handling the bad apples Protecting your little tribe Doing the advertising for them How big a group has to be to sell ads Size doesn’t matter, engagement does! The power of affiliates On creating fame: It’s okay to be known and have a bigger platform The problem comes in when you misuse it. Corie Clark’s book The Simplicity Project and Corie’s Facebook group Kelsey Humphreys’ book Go Solo Chad Sumner’s Holy City Paddle Tours Know more about Abbie at abbieunger.org Connect with Abbie on Twitter @abbieunger or her Facebook page Abbie Unger: Coach, Travel, Speak. To know more about her Facebook group, join and take a look around Flight Attendant Career Connection. Jason’s final thoughts for the listeners: “If your spouse, loved one, girlfriend, boyfriend… if they have a deep down entrepreneurial spirit, just support them, give them the encouragement.” Abbie’s final thoughts for the listeners: “We can’t have everything, but you can pick a couple things that are really important to you and you can have those. Right now,
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