by Dan Sullivan
Man has always remained a social animal. It's the rule set by nature. Nobody can live alone.
We always depend on others for almost everything. We need others from trivial to complex needs. Socialization has always remained a part of human life. With the passage of time, as man stepped out of caves. They progressed at a constant pace. The progress resulted in the form of modernization. One more result of modernization was the development of the internet. The Internet brought a revolution in the process of socialization. People found new ways to socialize. One of the most dominant tools for this socialization was "social networking websites". These proved out to be the game changer. Today, our lives are highly influenced by them. Many of the social networking websites are presented with a unique perspective. Meetup is one of them. This website merges the idea of both online and offline socialization. It gives the chance to people sharing the same interests to hangout. Hanging out while sharing the same interests can be very amazing. Many of us love Meetup for this innovative philosophy behind it. Meetup has never made the overall process of getting to know each other tricky. But, a simple signup takes you into an entirely new world. But do you know there are some other equally amazing sites which are best alternatives for meetup? These websites, every single one of them brings something interesting to you. Just the way Meetup gives you a chance to enjoy your interests collectively. These sites in the same way provide you with tools and techniques which will seem quite appealing to you. Gear up yourselves for fun. Because, today we will list some of the most fascinating alternatives of Meetup.
Many of which can give you better get-together ideas. Before, this ride of amazement, remind yourself that, "It's fun to have people around us". Let's start.
Not just the familiarity in name, but in idea too. MEETin was created with the basic notion of connecting people together. Here you can connect with people like you. The ones having the same interests plan get-togethers. Firstly, just like Meetup, you create an account here. The account formation is entirely free. It is because the website is run solely by volunteers. This saves you from paying any membership premium. After account creation, you can share your interests. You can search for the groups or individuals having the same interests as yours. The final step, as we all know, is an amazing hangout with people like you. You just have to pay for your own meal share within the hangout. So, fun at quite a decent rate is no longer a dream now. You can find out all the cool social gatherings taking place near you just by a click and by entering your specific area.
Citysocializer is a website which is also available in app form. It makes you meet and greet new people from your neighbourhood. You can find out all the hangout and get together activities over here. Did I mention to you that the idea behind citysocializer is to bring social relations one step ahead. It focuses on making relationships more prominent than devising online relationships. One more interesting feature of the app is its event calendar once you attend one event. You will be invited to the next one. Thus, making your events a brighter one.
Many of us are sports enthusiasts. We love to enjoy matches and different sports events. How about making it more enjoyable? OpenSports is a social networking platform solely meant for sports enthusiasts. As a user of the app you can meet with a number of people having the same sport-loving sense as yours. The top most feature of the app is "Sports Events Organization". Here you can organize all sorts of sports events. Not only organization but registration to attend them is also possible over here. Registration and pick drop facility towards the sports venue is done over here by organizers of the events. The organizers over here also give a chance to the users to come and play. "Player Recruitment" is one fascinating feature. Players are selected through online payments and registrations. After registration, they are allotted their particular teams and numbers. And their information is displayed within the social group on the website. An automatic waiting list service is provided on occasions where there are a number of people wanting to attend the event. It is a site created solely for ordinary people. Through OpenSports you can enjoy every single sport event going in your area anytime anywhere.
One of my friends was in Paris for the first time. She was there for her summer trip. She found it extremely difficult to find the "really cool places" within the city. As our lives are google based. So, she googled any good source to find out the best places. She found Foursquare. The website according to her is an excellent gift for the newbies in town. After coming back, she shared her experience with me. She mentioned to me the unique features of the app. And this has made me mention it here in this list. So Foursquare, is basically a solution driving website. It actually tells you about all the best places within town where you plan to hangout. These include restaurants, hotels, cafès and other amazing places. The best thing about this information is that it is not computer generated. It is provided by the people who have already been there. You read their reviews. From their experiences, an overall review is developed. This review helps you build up your own perception. You can choose to go to a place based upon that later on. It works in both cases. One, if you are already at a place and are in search of fun. Second, if you have to visit a new place and want your experience to be great. Foursquare can help you in both. All you need to do is just mention your category. The category tells what are you actually searching for. Based on the category are the reviews and opinions. So, now, if ever you are setting on a journey. Leave it to Foursquare. Enjoy at your max.
If you are an extrovert who loves to organize events. Who wants to be a part of every new event, the town arranges. Eventbrite is the place for you then. It deals with event organization and registration. The steps are quite easy. First you can create any event online. Then you can make necessary arrangements. After doing ticketing arrangements, you can simply spread the word on the website. The interested population would then register themselves for the event. The registration is also simple. You can pay for attending the event. After your registration, you are given an alert. Those interested in participating within the events can also register themselves. The event organizer then finalizes the date and event. This information is passed on to all the registered members. You can look for the events going on around you in categories.The categories display before you all the events going on according to the interests. Eventbrite is going to make your social life more fun.
Group Spaces is a group specializing website. It allows you to form specific groups. Based on the groups, you can organize events. Here you register as group members of the group. The membership forms are filled online. They are first posted online. The organizer posts them. He sets a limit on members of his group. After registering within the groups. The group members can find all updates regarding the events going to occur. Online ticketing facilities are also present. It means that you can buy and sell your tickets here. Other users interested in your event can get tickets. One of the most amazing features, which it provides is online meeting. As an event organizer, you can arrange a meeting with your members. The categories are mentioned for convenience. You can look for your respective category. After finding your respective group, you can submit your joining request. And just one click makes you connected with people sharing the interests as yours.
With an interesting name, it grabs all the attention. EntryNinja specializes in creating and managing events. It provides you with a list of events. All set by various organizers. It allows you to participate in various events occurring within the event calendar. You are provided with the time, date and type of event. The event instructions are clearly mentioned. You can search the event type in the category. All the events are properly organized. Event registration is done by paying off revenue over it. Online payment coupons are there. There is specially a section, where you can submit your own events. Certain events are presented in the form of Challenges. These challenges are open to all. You can enter into the challenge by becoming a part of it. There is also convenience in that. You can quit the challenge anytime you want. EntryNinja makes you stay active physically and mentally through its amazing event presentation.
These all are the amazing alternatives you can try in place of Meetup. All these interesting websites are going to make you fall in love with their features.
About Dan Sullivan
Dan Sullivan is a renowned professor and esteemed education writer with a passion for inspiring students and transforming the field of education. With a diverse background in academia and practical teaching experience, he has become a leading figure in educational research and pedagogy.