Before you advertise to your audience, you need to cultivate your community. From social media influencers to rising startups — this trend is on the rise. And entrepreneurs should take note.

Building a community can offer your startup incredible benefits — even before you have an actual product to advertise.  No matter what stage your startup is currently at, you can benefit from building an online community all your own.

Where Should I Start My Online Community?

Facebook groups are great ways to connect with your audience.  But adding a personal touch to the effort may actually go a long way.  In tandem with your Facebook group, consider starting a topic-specific Instagram group chat or Reddit communities can help to facilitate discussion and keep your developing audience interested in what’s to come with your startup or brand.

Stay tuned for more advice on community building for startups — a rising startup trend in 2020!