Social Dating Site Debuts in Portland, Maine; Challenges Area Singles to Join 'Whip it Up' Flash POD This Saturday puts a new twist on singles' social lives with one-on-one online matching plus offline fun with PODS - People Out Doing Stuff, where groups meet at great places

Jun 18, 2010, 09:13 ET from

CHARLESTOWN, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire/ --, a new social dating site for adults, today announced its launch into the Portland, Maine market. Meetcha makes dating more fun and less pressured by offering adults one-on-one online matching plus PODS -- People Out Doing Stuff, where people with shared interests meet in groups at great places. To mark its debut in Portland, Meetcha is challenging Portland singles to join its "Whip it Up" flash POD this Saturday, June 19 at Post Office Park at noon. The event is free, open to the public and no registration is required.

"Singles are no longer singled out as nearly 50 percent of people over 35 are not married," says Jeff Taylor, Meetcha's founder and CEO.  "This is a vibrant group of experienced people who want to continue meeting others who share their interests for dating and companionship. We created Meetcha and our PODS as a new way to for these folks to get out there and put even more pizzazz in their lives. I hope everyone shares our excitement and joins us on Saturday to meet new people and have some fun."

Meetcha officially launched in the Greater Boston area in April and already has more than 5,000 members and growing. Meetcha is rolling out in cities nationwide beginning with vibrant communities in the Northeast, such as Portland, whose culture and craft provide a bevy of options for PODS get togethers. Portland singles can take advantage of Meetcha's summer special and pay just $1 to join for 30 days of fun at

Meetcha features include:

  • One-on-One Matching: Meetcha makes it easy for members to find others who share their interests at this stage of life. The site provides two-way compatibility in real time -- no more waiting around for results or emails of potential matches. It also lets members take control over who they discover with the ability to explore by location interests, age, gender and more.

  • Simple Profile Apps and How-To Videos Make Getting Started Easy: For those who have tried online dating and dread creating their "dating resume", have no fear. Meetcha profile apps make it easy to share who you are in a matter of minutes. Newbies can rest assured they'll understand how Meetcha works with videos that demonstrate everything from how to upload a profile photo to how to use the "nudge" button to get others to join an upcoming POD.

  • "PODS" -- People Out Doing Stuff™: PODS are for singles who want to meet up in groups for a fun, no-pressure dating experience. Meetcha matches members with cool PODS based on their interests and suggests compatible members for the same PODS.

Look for the Meetcha team and join the "Whip it Up" flash POD on Saturday, June 19 at Post Office Park at noon.  

Meetcha is part of Eons, Inc., a family of sites created by Jeff Taylor, founder and former CEO of Eons, Inc. specializes in the 40+ demographic and incubates innovative products and services that meet the needs of this audience.

About Meetcha

Meetcha is a social dating site that puts a new twist on single. Meetcha offers adults one-on-one matching and PODS -- People Out Doing Stuff™, where groups with similar interests meet up in great places. Founded in 2009, Meetcha is part of the Eons, Inc. family of sites created by Jeff Taylor, founder and former CEO of For more information, visit We'll be glad to Meetcha!