Step aside print. With over 70% of Douglas County Residents on Facebook, it’s no wonder the popular social media platform has become the first choice for most residents to get access to timely news, information as well as for businesses to capture new audiences and build their brands. These are our top picks for Facebook groups to meet new friends and build brands.
- Castle Rock Talk
At over 12,000 members, Castle Rock Talk is considered the mother of Facebook Groups, at least in Douglas County. Since it’s launched many other groups have tried to mimic, or copy it – but none have been as successful as Castle Rock Talk. In the last 28 days, Castle Rock Talk by itself has generated over 159,800 posts, comments, and reactions! It’s become so popular in fact, that many media outlets use it as a source for news stories and information and have been likely responsible for millions of dollars in transactions around Douglas County. During COVID-19, local businesses are allowed to post advertisements one time per week.
- Castle Rock Food & Drink (CRF&D)
At over 4,200 members, CRF&D has become the top destination to find local food reviews, advice, recommendations and specials for food and drink establishments in Castle Rock. Local restaurants and drink establishments are encouraged to post happy hour specials, meal specials and more. This is an amazing free resource for both foodies and the food & beverage industries alike.
- Castle Rock Food Trucks
Castle Rock Food Trucks is a newer group that was created as a hub to connect food truck aficionados with food trucks setting up in Castle Rock. With around 1,300 members, this group has seen some of the fastest growth around, especially with COVID-19 and the desire to buy meals from these amazing diners on wheels.
- Castle Rock CO Breweries
Castle Rock has become a hub for great local craft beer so it’s no surprise that the Castle Rock CO Breweries page exploded in popularity. At Castle Rock CO Breweries you can engage with like-minded craft beer friends, get access to brewery related events, find out which food trucks are at which breweries and much more.
- Castle Rock Jobs
Finding a career or great local talent in Castle Rock has never been so easy. Castle Rock Jobs was created as a free tool to connect recruiters with great local talent. At over 1,900 members and growing, Castle Rock Jobs has grown to be Castle Rocks’ premier online job portal.
- Dads of Castle Rock (DoCR)
Calling all dads, this is the ULTIMATE place for local dads to connect, drink beer, play cornhole and support local causes. DoCR officially formed a 501(c)3 known as Dads of Castle Rock Community Outreach which has become a critical partner in the community hosting events and raising tens of thousands of dollars for various causes.
- Douglas County Talk
Feeling ‘adventurous?’ Douglas County Talk is a new spin-off of Castle Rock Talk which allows its members to connect, share, promote local causes, businesses and much more around Castle Rock, Parker, Highlands Ranch, Larkspur and more.
- CRCO – Shop Local – Castle Rock
CRCO – Shop Local – Castle Rock is one, if not the largest online marketplace in Castle Rock and around Douglas County. With over 18,000 members, this marketplace can be directly linked to likely, millions of dollars in consumer to consumer, and consumer to business transactions over the years.
- Castle Rock Politics
Calling all political junkies. If you like to argue and state your case, this is the spot to do it. Focusing on local issues, Castle Rock Politics has become a major hub for political discussions as they related to Castle Rock.
- Castle Rock Home Improvement
At just over 1,000 members, Castle Rock Home Improvement is a place where home and business owners can seek advice or request free estimates from locally-owned home improvement businesses.