When you are ready to actually deploy your app to a production environment, you will need to convert your Meteor application to a straight up Node application. There are multiple methods to do this, all of which are (currently) manual processes and not for the beginner. A lot can go wrong. This recipe will show you how to manually deploy your Meteor application to a production server as a Node application.
As mentioned, there are multiple methods and server configurations that can successfully host a Node application. There are, however, some commonalities, all of which you will need for this recipe.
First, you will need a hosted MongoDB database.
Your MongoDB database can be hosted remotely ...