52. Start a Meetup group.
I already talked about starting a conversation group in tip #33, but now I'd like to encourage you with the specific story of my own successful group in Colorado, where I come every winter to ski. I started this group six years ago because I wanted to meet people who were as interested in Spanish as I am. After the first year, Lisa, one of the original members, put us on Meetup: Frisco Spanish Conversation. Since then, several people have faithfully kept the group going: Lisa