Seeking out supporters to help you quit smoking has a more effective rate than trying to quit on your own. Studies show that people who join a community are already more likely to join the behavior of that community. The power behind online communities is the need to impress and emulate peers. It is also helpful to meet with your group and have a mentor. A group leader with a high level of optimism is also attractive for members.
- The real power of an online community is when members find a peer group within that community whom they want to impress and emulate.
- When you form a new online community, you need to facilitate ways for members to find a small, close group they can join.
- An effective small group is one where members feel free to share their thoughts and feelings openly.
“They need to have a private place (on your community or off it) to engage with their peers, share advice and have a mentor who can support them.”
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