Step 2-2: How to choose the right community platform

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Choosing a community platform can be intimidating. It’s often easier to opt for social media because of familiarity. There are many limitations to building a community on a public social platform. At Disciple, we often find that treating social media as an advertising platform to feed members to a community app is an effective way to migrate an existing community. Below, I have attached a table with a number of options with the advantages and disadvantages of these platforms. 

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Hopefully this has helped you weigh your options and chose the right community platform.

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