start your group to share your ideas and connect your fans.
A group is the best way to connect your fans and followers together, host events, share insights, and inspire each other.
grow your reach
Make your group public and reach our whole audience of Catholics.
Launch an online home for just your members, a private place to chat and connect.
No ads or algorithms, trolls or toxicity. We never sell data.
Create a space for your fans and followers to do more than follow you – to meet each other. Your ministry is as successful as its members are.
nurture your fans
Find out who your dream fans are. Empower them to be your ambassadors, and inspire new fans to stick around and share their insights.
easy and fun
Give your group the best chance to thrive – build in SmartCatholics means you don’t have to fight for attention. There’s always plenty going on.
Apply today to launch your group
Get a secret group where you can charge any admission you like. Create a recurring revenue stream, and keep 100% of it.
Ask us today how it works.
everything you get in a SmartCatholics group
Branding & Details
Beautiful, intuitive layout perfect for photos, rich text, video links, and PDF downloads.
Easy to setup and edit
Update your group description and branding anytime.
It’s your group! Add anything to your featured area so that you make income and grow your list.
Manage your Members
Message everyone in your group. See the top members. Welcome newcomers.
Connect with fans
Nurture your community and create lasting relationships with a social-first experience. Meet your students!
Our growing team of Catholic marketers are a DM or email away, and can chat with you every step of the way.
Notifications & Messages
Get notified when members leave comments, or upvote your responses. Manage moderation easily. See each member profile.
Add a live chat area to the group for members to engage with each other, and answer questions live.
Get answers, offer support, and share with our private community of fellow entrepreneurs, experts and speakers!
6 kinds of groups
Give your fans a chance to be seen, heard, and accompanied along their journey. Connect with your followers as people, inspire them, and meet them where they are.
Creating plenty of public content? Here you share the bonuses. It’s not ‘more’ or ‘better.’ You’re sharing more of your behind-the-scenes pieces.
teach & learn
Share what you’ve learned as training, tutorials, educational content, or resources.
The goal of your freemium model. All the valuable free material you share is a taste of the deeper stuff you provide here.
mix & match
Combine these different options to create your perfect group.
3 tips for a successful group
create a 12 month plan
Decide 1 thing you’ll do or add each week. It can be original, a repost, or your b log content. Mix it up; 1 video, 1 article, 1 live chat, 1 photo/quote graphic.