Switching Communities

October 29, 2010Comments Off on Switching Communities

Nathan is worried that members of his health-related community might leave for a far bigger, but broader, online community.

But why would they? What provokes members to switch communities?

  • Another community is more active.
  • Another community is more focused on a specific interest (or less)
  • Another community offers something unique that yours doesn’t.
  • Another community is more fun.

Note that all of the above reasons for people switching to a different community are social in nature, not technological. It’s not your community website that will determine whether members stay or go, it’s your community manager.

Don’t become the victim. Actively pursue activity, a focused interest, offer something unique and be more fun than other communities.

Bonus: why people will stay in your online community.

Comments Off
©2018 FeverBee Limited, 1314 New Providence Wharf, London, United Kingdom E14 9PJ FEVERBEE

We’d like you to join us.

We’re a group of community professionals who push each other to the cutting edge of our work. Every day we share our experiences, highlight new expertise, and push one another to become the best community builders we can be.

The day you join, you’ll get access to 1000+ practical tips, dozens of resources, and unlimited access to the top experts in our space. You’ll also get to see how we go about building a community amongst our own audience.

It takes just 30 seconds and doesn’t cost a thing.

CLICK HERE AND JOIN FEVERBEE

Level Price  
ALL COURSES The price for membership is $750.00 per month or $7,200.00 per year
Select
Community Development Program The price for membership is $1,100.00 per month or $10,560.00 per year
Select
Director of Community The price for membership is $8,770.00 per month
Select