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Evangelical networker Rickie Josen has previously written about the co-working group Jelly on Enterprise Nation and can often be found chatting on Twitter during our own #watercoolermoment. But she’s also a fan of Meetup, which enables people to form local groups around a shared interest. Here are Rickie’s thought on the benefits of Meetup for independent workers and homegrown-business owners.
I wrote about another New York phenomenon a few months ago but whereas Jelly is all about the freelance and home-based community co-working, Meetup is just about getting people together to chat, writes Rickie (left).When I was in New York four years ago, ‘Meetup’ had already become a known phrase. Friends would say: ‘I’ve got a ‘Meetup’ tonight’. On my return to the UK, I’m delighted to learn that Meetup has grown in the UK and today many more people know what I mean when I use the term.
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