Meetup Management: How to properly setup and run your group

Discover what, why, when and how to configure your Meetup group to ensure maximum search visibility and maximum members
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

[UPDATED: August 2016]

"You're brilliant, your event planning strategies work. I have doubled my attendance by following your guidance. It is a great move in the right direction". - Smiljana Orlic

Have you ever wanted to start and run your own Meetup group but weren't really sure where to start? This course is for you.

Come with me as I show you behind the scenes of how I launched one of Meetup's most successful local networking groups and had Meetup publicly announce our group was in the "Top 10%" of all groups.

I'm not teaching theory here ... I own and operate one of the largest independent networking organizations in Southern Ontario Canada (Google "Social Fusion Network".) 

My Meetups are so successful they caught the attention of New York Times "No Money Down" Best-Selling author Robert G. Allen who invited me to share the stage and speak at a conference in Toronto Canada. Apparently attracting 500+ local businesses to a single Meetup is impressive!

So, what are you waiting for? Enrol today and I'll show you how to setup and manage your Meetup group.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need to register for a FREE Meetup account.
  • If you wish to create your own Meetup group you will need to either (a) Upgrade to the paid account option or (b) Become a Co-Organizer on another Meetup group so you can apply all that you learn here.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Setup and manage your Meetup group
  • Schedule single and repeating events
  • Email your members using intelligent segmentation
  • Customize the look of your Meetup
  • Understand the importance of photo tagging
  • Control the visibility of your groups content
  • Configure your topics to ensure your group is found

Who is the target audience?

  • If you're interested in starting and running a Meetup group
  • If you'd like to learn the various hacks, tricks and tips to Meetup Management as taught by a "Top 10% Meetup" producer.
  • NOTE: If you're already enrolled in my MEETUPOLOGY course you already have this material.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Meetup Management 101
Before You Start ... Plan
Tips for running your Meetup group
How To Figure Out How Many People Will Attend

Everybody is different, I build Meetup groups to help local businesses connect and network for free ... your wish to build a Meetup group might be different. However here's what can happen when you use Meetup correctly (in conjunction with some clever marketing strategies) to create quite the "epic" event.

Sending and Managing Emails
Scheduling an Event (Tips & Tricks)
The Importance of Photos and Tagging
The Basic Group Settings
Managing Your Stats, Polls and Promotions
The Importance of Setting Topics and the 72Hr Rule
Managing Content Visibility and Venues
How Customize and Edit the Appearance of Your Meetup
Managing Member Roles, Features and Sponsors
Adding Extra Pages and Why You Should Not Use Discussions
Managing Your Meetup Member Settings

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Instructor Biography

James Burchill, Best Selling Author & Course Creator • Side Hustle Trainer

James is an entrepreneur at heart and enjoys helping others make more money and save time through the intelligent use of technology automation. 

He's a marketing strategist, copywriter, best-selling author and certified Evernote Consultant (ECC). 

James' training is based on his 25+ years of consulting and training experience helping people in both the private, public and academic sectors.

James is engaging and happy to chat and connect online. You'll find this instructor very approachable and pleased to support your learning experiences.

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