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How to Meet in the Middle with Online Software Tools

Meeting in the middle?  You are probably interested in a place not too convenient for them and are willing to go just a little out of the way.  There are many reasons that you will need to meet in the middle but when you begin the conversation:  "Where should we meet?" ... neither seems to familiar with the area in the middle.   You are already familiar with where to find meeting rooms in Seattle or the Pacific NorthWest but once you travel beyond your usual territory, the GPS is only partially helpful.

Here are online software tools to help you "meet in the middle":


MeetWays was established to help people easily find a halfway point between two locations. If you're thinking about meeting-up with a far away friend, organizing a Craigslist transaction, or meeting a client for lunch, MeetWays can help you find the perfect middle point. Simply enter the addresses and a point of interest and MeetWays will do the rest!



Mezzoman was created to help people meet their friends, family, clients, and/or business associates in the middle. Mezzoman uses a revolutionary new "multi-point" system that allows a user to enter up to three addresses at one time to calculate a place to meet. Finding and sharing places to meet has never been easier! Next time you and your friends want to find a great place to meet, let Mezzoman help you "meet in the middle!"


This one is pretty simple and straightforward.  Enter the type of place where you would like to meet. We like meeting for coffee, so that's the default. Try "Mexican" or "ice cream" or even just "restaurant."


Rendeznew is a website which lets you find a find midpoint between two addresses (in fact, it can locate midpoint for up to four cities). Not only does it provide results from Google but also gives results from Yelp, showing rating and reviews of places you can go to. You can sort suggested meeting points by restaurants type, bars, coffee shops, lodging, art galleries etc.

The application provides directions from each starting address to the location you pick. To share your meeting point result you can grab a special link and forward it to anyone you want.



Geomidpoint is especially helpful since you can enter two or more addresses.  What's a good place to meet your friend for lunch or for coffee?  Enter your two addresses and let GeoMidpoint find it for you.  Whether you're planning a get together for two people or for 100, for business or for pleasure, this tool can find the perfect meeting place. It's fast, accurate, and easy to use.

While you drive to your destination, turn to "Meet Me Halfway" the song by American hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas.  It is your song of the day as you meet in the middle.

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