Tips and Tricks

5 Ways To Connect With Like-Minded People

Having a hobby or pondering over different things is great, but do you ever feel like you should be sharing your passion with other people? Whether it’s reading a book, fighting for a cause, or even just looking for friends, there are plenty of ways to reach out and connect with like-minded people. 

Before Everything – Get a Mobile Community App

One of the simplest ways to find people that share your interests is by getting a group communication app. Most apps like these offer basic social features, but some go the extra mile and provide better ways to get in touch. You should pick one that offers key features such as group communication and message boards if you want to really connect with others. 

1) Find a Group

Interests and hobbies will almost always have an online following. By using your mobile community app, look for your preferred dedicated group (or groups). This works great if you have multiple hobbies since users are not limited to a single group at a time. Once you get in, it’s mostly a matter of chatting up fellow members and participating in group discussions. 

5-ways-to-connect-with-like-minded-people-12) Create a Group

If you feel like none of the existing groups have what you’re looking for, why not start a group yourself? By having your own group, you have more control over what kind of people you’d want to connect with. Looking for fellow hobbyists that are exclusively based on your location? Start a local exclusive group and wait for them to join. 

3) Attend Workshops

Depending on your interests, you may find dedicated workshops or seminars every now and then. These are great venues for people to find other people that share their love for their craft. If you’re lucky, you’ll find one just a few minutes away from where you live, or you may have to literally go the extra mile for a workshop in the next town. 

4) Go to Major Events


This is a step above the previous one since not all hobbies have big conventions. These events are packed with people that are interested in the same thing as you! Starting a conversation with people you meet for the first time might seem difficult at first, but major conventions can provide you with the much needed common ground to help you make a connection. 

5) Ask Your Friends

There have been many instances when people get surprised by someone they know for a long time actually sharing the same interests. Imagine all those potential connections just a simple question away from happening. You can also ask your friends or family if they know anyone that shares the same interests. Who knows – you may be just one degree apart from an entire network of like-minded people.

Finding ways to connect with people is easy; the rest is mostly about being able to socialize and nurture these connections. Be respectful and keep a pleasant, approachable demeanor, and and soon you’ll find yourself in good company.