If you’re working on a site or app that would benefit from a private group for customers, you should use Facebook Groups. Here’s why …
- Meet each other
- Get questions answered
- Ask for feedback on projects
- Hang out and chat
Instead of building a social network from scratch, it made sense to leverage the Gorilla-Who’s-Crushing-Everyone. We could launch a Facebook Group in five minutes, invite all our members, and have an active and fun place to hang out.
I didn’t know if it would work. Um, it’s working. Insanely well. The proof is in the numbers …
- Created: April 4 2011
- Current number of members: 230
- Posts: 72 (an average of 8 per day)
- Comments: 253 (an average of 31.6 per day)
The one missing piece to Groups is the newly launched Facebook Questions. As soon as they add this, it’ll be everything we need in a Private Group. With zero coding and zero bug fixing. We can spend 100% of our time interacting with our awesome Members.
I know Facebook isn’t sexy, but you can’t argue with the results.