==== Looking to build an online community? Here are some statistics as to why you should consider building an online community:
1. 63% of communities empower members frequently or all of the time, in the
- Asking questions (76%)
- Providing solutions (68%)
- Connecting (65%)
- Being heard (61%)
- Feeling seen (60%)
- Leading (35%)
edit2. External communities impact these complex member objectives:
- Networking with peers (77%)
- Trust & confidence (65%)
- New ideas (61%)
edit3. Communities empower members, leading to high rates of engagement:
- 7% of members explore
- 9% ask and answer
- 11% share
- 21% validate
- 52% are inactive
Source: Higher Logic State of Community Report 2019
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An online community or internet community is a group of people with a shared interest or purpose who use the internet to communicate with each other. Online communities have their own set of guidelines and needs, like online community engagement, moderation, and management.
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