Do you need to build your list right now?
Then why not consider making a Meetup group? It’s a low cost way to create an interest-based group and have scores of people sign up instantly.
You’ll be a community leader and you can translate this into lead generation for your business.
In this video, filmed at the Titanium Mastermind in Phuket, Thailand, Daven Michaels shares some insider secrets to growing a Meetup group that you’re unlikely to hear anyone else share.
THE PURPOSE OF YOUR MEETUP GROUP
The purpose of your Meetup group is usually to host live events in the local area, relevant to the interest area that your group is based around.
The live events that you host can be either free or paid events. It’s better to let people come for free, and you can sell them something while at the event. This is an effective way to build a buyers list without needing to spend any money on advertising.
You can be the host and speak at these events, or you can invite other people to be guest speakers while you facilitate the event and collect the sales revenue. You can even use your Meetup group to invite people to virtual events and webinars, in addition to live events.
Don’t forget, your Meetup group is just like a list. Even when you’ve got no event coming up, Meetup will let you send out emails to all the members of your group. In these emails, you can promote your offers to the leads that Meetup has generated for you.
HOW TO GROW YOUR MEETUP GROUP
When you publish your Meetup group, you’ll find that new members will start to trickle in organically, without you needing to do any promotion.
However, there’s no reason you shouldn’t run your own promotions to accelerate the growth of your membership. You can run ads on Google and Facebook, and you’ll get a great conversion rate by simply inviting people to a free group.
Be creative and think of other ways to accelerate your group’s growth. Why not incentivize new members to invite their friends to the group in exchange for a free gift? This way, your group will grow exponentially.
THE SNEAKY WAY TO INCREASE MEMBERSHIP
Here’s a sneaky way to increase the membership of your Meetup group by as much as 10,000 members at a time.
Join as many Meetup groups in your target market as you can find. Outsource this to save time for yourself.
What you’ll find is many of them go inactive, because the organizers fail to renew their subscription. This happens all the time because the organizers get bored or distracted and lose interest in running the group.
Whenever an organizer decides they’re done, all the group members will get an email and they can each nominate themselves to be the new organizer of the group.
If you’re the first to nominate yourself, and there’s 10,000 people in the group, you’ve effectively just grown your list by 10,000 for free!
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