Feed, Ning. Honor those who first join by making them officers and ask them what title they would like under their name. Identify those special members by signing them up to your optin list or joining your Fan page. By holding regular events you keep your group in the public eye and your members will continue to feel connected. Many groups make their Logo much longer than its wide it then becomes a full banner advertisement and takes up more space when its listed on the group page giving it more prominence. 10) Launch Strategically And In Several Stages. 3) Leverage Your Friends, you cant grow a group huge without the help of other people. A Facebook group needs strong leadership and clear direction if you want it to succeed. 2) Pick A Graphic That Captures The Essence Of Your Group. Groups go viral because people invite their friends to join. Anyone who drives down the street will always know which house to. After this point it will hit critical mass and continue to grow on its own. Like a crowded house party that ends up with lots of people milling about on the front lawn. Use Facebook Events and hold a teleseminar to publicize it and/or write Facebook notes and tag all your initial members, get them interacting with each other and keep sending them back to the group page to post on the wall and participate in the discussions. If you have enjoyed this post, you might want to consider subscribing to my full RSS feed, follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post m/iandavidchapman. 7) Include An Irresistible Offer, offer an incentive for people to join, give away a free ebook, mp3 recording or video straight away. For Ideas look at the groups that have grown to over 1000 members and compare the names to those that that are still stuck at around 150 members. .