From the online bulletin boards of local
villages and cities, online marketplaces, fan groups, school associations, and
even home improvement pages, Filipinos have continued to remain active in
participating in their numerous online communities as a go-to source for
discussing their favorite topics with like-minded netizens.
More and more companies, interest
groups, and organizations are building communities to create deeper, more
meaningful relationships with and among their users and members. According to market research company GWI, in 2020 alone, 76% of all
internet users participated in an online community, a statistic that has
annually increased by 2% over the past 3 years.
With the rise of online communities
today, builders and innovators are expected to carry out the operational work
of reaching members and managing offline and online events — all while
nurturing genuine and authentic connections with their followers.
Today, community leaders can do away
with using multiple platforms and save hundreds of hours on administrative work
through streamlining various operations, made possible using Nas Company’s
newest platform, Nas.io.
Nas.io is the latest tech platform
released by global content creator and founder and CEO of Nas Company, Nuseir
Yassin. Nas.io equips
community leaders with modern, intuitive tech solutions that make it easier to
start and manage a growing online community.
Founder and CEO of Nas Daily and Nas
Company Nuseir Yassin awards
Community Creator Jam Blauta of the Barangay Virtual Assistants (Barangay VA)
for being the first community to gather 10,000 members in Nas Company’s newest
community platform, Nas.io.
Connect and communicate
of the biggest challenges community managers face is reaching their
audience, especially with the ever changing algorithms of the most popular
social media platforms. Community managers have turned to smaller niche groups
on group chat platforms. However, this presents its own problems, such as it
being easy for members to get lost upon joining.
Nas.io solves this by
functioning as a management layer on top of existing chat platforms like
Facebook Groups, WhatsApp, Discord, Telegram, or Slack. Managers can use it as
a tool to provide community members context on what conversations to expect
through a custom community landing page. Nas.io also includes a unique feature
called Magic Reach that allows community managers to send emails and messages
to their communities. This intelligent messaging feature automatically finds
the best way to send messages to community members. The tool is designed to
learn how users or members prefer to be contacted, and which platform they are
most active in.
Create and manage events
from consistent communication, community builders also aim to create perfect
events both in-person and virtual for its members.
setting calendar invites to creating virtual meeting rooms, to making an event
page and setting up a registration form, Nas.io simplifies the process of
creating and managing events. By filling up three basic fields, community
managers can automatically generate a personalized Zoom link shared to its
members, which will lead them to a customized event page. Through the platform’s
feature of sending and saving notifications to the members’ calendars, emails,
and the mobile app, community managers can expect higher attendance and
engagement rates. The platform can also be programmed to handle the member
authentication to ensure exclusivity. And, should there be an admission fee to
join these events, a hassle-free payment processing system can also be set-up
by the manager.
|Founder and CEO of Nas Daily and Nas Company Nuseir Yassin
recognizes Community Creator Camille
Fornela of The Budgetarian Bride for reaching over a thousand followers in the
beta stage of Nas Company’s newest community platform, Nas.io. |
the longest existing communities include monetization. This is why Nas.io
includes monetization features that
allow community managers to earn in order to sustain their community.
membership subscription fees, exclusive content access, and event
participation, creators can set-up their communities to be free, paid or even
NFT-gated. This means that members are given several payment options that can
be fulfilled through credit or debit cards, PayPal, and even crypto.
Filipino Communities started using Nas.io in its early
Prior to its official launch,
Filipino communities started using Nas.io in its beta stage and have
demonstrated great potential in the market.
Philippine Country Head of Nas
Company Jacqueline Maye Lim said, “We at Nas Company aim to enable the
creators, entrepreneurs, marketers to add value to their members through our
platform. We have seen early signs of this in our beta launch where we have
amazing communities that help their leaders build a deeper connection with their
audience enabling them to solve their problems and add value to them. Whether
it’s about finding alternative employment, or simply saving on important life
milestones, communities are everywhere.”
Barangay Virtual Assistants (VA),
more commonly known as Barangay VA, is one of the largest communities on
Facebook with over 30,000 members. Despite the number of followers, community
leader Jam Blauta shares that he can’t reach all thousands of his followers.
“As a community manager, I need to
easily secure my audience and reach them instantly whether through SMS or
email. The reality is, the number of social media followers doesn’t matter
anymore that when you post content, you only reach 10% or sometimes even less.
This is why Nas.io is the best thing that has happened in helping me reach the
community of virtual assistants.”
To date, over 10,000 aspiring
virtual assistants are using Nas.io, where they are educated, trained and given
free advice and online courses on how to get employed.
Another up-and-coming group is
Camille Fornela’s The Budgetarian Bride, an online community of brides, grooms,
and wedding planners, who come together to discuss budget-friendly nuptial
options and real experiences on wedding planning. Today, The Budgetarian Bride’s
community has helped almost 4,000 soon-to-be married Filipinos plan their dream
weddings without breaking the bank.
“Having multiple content formats
available in one platform and connectivity to existing ones is essential in
growing my community,” said Fornela.
Yassin awarded community leaders Jam Blauta and
Camille Fornela in an exclusive community meet-up held
at the New Frontier Theater last November 12, 2022. He highlighted their
success in engaging local audiences in their
respective communities that are transforming Filipinos’ lives.
to know more about how you can create your own communities today.
Founder and CEO of Nas Daily and Nas
Company Nuseir Yassin, together
with his team from Nas Company in the Philippines, pose for a group photo with
the attendees of the ‘Nas Daily Community Meet-up’ held last November 12, 2022
at the New Frontier Theater, Quezon City.
About Nas Company
Nas means people. Nas Company is on
a mission to build community products that bring people together. Nas Company
has successfully built communities over the years and are now building tools
and integrations that will allow others to manage engaged communities faster
and better than ever before.
About Nuseir Yassin
Yassin is the founder and CEO of Nas Company and Nas Studios with over 50
million followers across the world. Nas.io and Nas Academy are housed under Nas
Company with the mission to Bring People Together by building innovative education
and community tools for creators.