With no mobile app, live streams or monetization options, online communities struggle with Tribe. Circle gives community managers the tools they need to grow their audience and business.
Tribe’s text-based online communities are missing the features that keep your members excited about your content, engaging with each other, and buying from you.
Get face-to-face time with your members. Support your promotional activities with the most engaging format on community platforms: video.
Circle community platforms have built-in monetization options. Charge whatever you want for your content and online courses, whenever you want to, with minimal effort from you or your members.
“I personally think the folks building Circle are thinking about community in a more holistic way than some of the other tools on the market – they’re thinking beyond a forum.”
Use Circle’s mobile app (iOS only) to stay in touch
with your members while you’re on the go. No
Get to know your community one member at a time with private, direct messaging.
Add private group chats to your community platform. Use them to build more connections and share premium content with select members.
Easily set up events and recurring events. Display them at the center of your thriving community so everyone knows what’s coming up and can RSVP.
Get together to chat in real-time with hundreds of your members — the Circle alternative to Slack and Discord. Coming soon.
Run courses in Circle. Add another revenue stream to your business without ever leaving your online community. Coming soon.
Everything you need to engage your community is built inside Circle. If you want to connect certain tools here and there, you get thousands of integrations via Zapier.
Put the spotlight on your members with searchable member directories and rich profiles that show their true colors. Make it easier for your members to discover each other.
Allow members to join your community using their existing social profiles & tools. Put user experience first and see your engagement grow.
Meet us live twice a week and get answers to your burning questions. See how others are using Circle to build their community. Share your wins, make new friends, and have fun!
You don’t need to move your entire community all at once.
Get started with Circle for free, invite a few members and try some of the features you’ve been missing with Tribe.
Once you see community engagement grow, you — and your members — will feel at home.
“To do the things I wanted would make a hassle in terms of payment processing with Mighty Networks. Because I didn’t want to have 2 sites for my members and students I decided to do the trial at Circle to see if it was possible. I’m now a paid member and see that I can get my vision done.”
Circle is an all-in-one tool for online community building. But if there’s an integration you really need, we’ve got you covered — Circle is the Tribe alternative that integrates with 1,000s of services including Zapier and Shopify, allowing you to make your community fully customizable.
Absolutely. Circle uses Stripe to process payments so you can be sure it’s safe while you build successful communities. But, if you’d prefer to use your own provider, there’s an integration for that via Zapier.
There are many ways to earn money with Circle. You can set up paywalls to gate parts of your online community or content. You can create paywall tiers to give different access to different subscriptions. You can get one-time payments too.
Super easy. You can live stream from the web app or the iOS app. No integrations or third parties needed.
Yes! Community members can engage with your online community anywhere with the Circle iOS app—android apps coming soon. It also allows community management from anywhere you are.
Be there to assist your online community members with a bunch of Circle features, such as events, office hours, and tutorials. Circle is more than just text-based conversations. Truly engage your online community with these features. Chat one-to-many with video or one-on-one with our private messaging and private groups.
Absolutely. Circle is the community platform designed to give you features Tribe can’t match, like mobile apps, group and private chats, and a space to monetize content. It’s the all-in-one tool that allows for easy community management and thriving community engagement.