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Despite the age gap (I’m 72), everyone was extremely friendly – nobody gave me the “invisible” treatment – and the book I nominated was chosen, which amazed me since no one knew me and it’s a pretty esoteric book (“The Golem and the Jinni by Helen Wecker.) I networked madly.I announced I wanted to move to Florida and needed a realtor, and of course there was a realtor in the group (every group has a realtor) who happened to be one of the older members and from New York.
To find groups in my area, I entered my zip code in the search engine, set a distance of 50 miles and added some interests: books, arts, culture, movies, writing. I checked out member profiles as well to see if the people sounded interesting.
The site got a huge boost in 2004 when Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean used Meetup for his local grassroots organizing.
Today, hosts groups in towns and cities around the world.
It’s a little like a dating site, except that instead of looking for your perfect mate, you’re looking for your perfect community.
While joining a group on Meetup is free, the site makes money by charging group organizers a nominal fee – currently to per month, depending on the payment plan.