How big is your NetSquared local group?

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Local organizers:

Are you curious about how big your local group is compared to everyone else? Well, wonder no more because you can see the leaderboard on .
The top five
  1. San Francisco: 1962
  2. Wasington, DC: 1335
  3. Vancouver, BC: 1329
  4. Toronto, ON: 1194
  5. New Orleans, LA: 1019
You may have heard the saying "it's not big it is, but how you use it". I think they were talking about meetup groups. But most of us are in this to make a big impact in our communities, and having a bigger meetup helps. :-)
Factors of group growth
I'm sure there's lots of patterns we could find in this data, but to me there are two key factors. One we control and the other we don't.
  1. Big groups are usually in big cities (naturally!)
  2. Big groups hold events consistently every month.
Consistency is the biggest factor in group growth. It's as important as event quality! 
Need help coming up with event ideas? Check out this . I can also help you , which makes it much easier to hold events every month.
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