EP37 – Building #WordPress Community Through #Meetups

This is a replay of the live broadcast with Jason Tucker, Russell Aaron, Bridget Willard, and alex vasquez


Weekly Watercooler Discussions about WordPress and it’s community.

523 responses to “EP37 – Building #WordPress Community Through #Meetups

  1. alex vasquez Avatar
  2. alex vasquez Avatar

    And I’m sure there are others.

  3. Jason Tucker Avatar

    true, she uses aol disks to get online

  4. alex vasquez Avatar
  5. alex vasquez Avatar

    It’s hard to tailor talks that resonate with everyone.

  6. Adam Thomson Avatar

    Yeah talk IRL. I’m just spewing out questions over here. xo

  7. Verious Smith III Avatar

    We have done a Trivia gameshow meetup before.

  8. Adam Thomson Avatar

    @VeriousSmithIII Oooo PLEASE go on

  9. alex vasquez Avatar

    like that! Innovation @veriousSmithIII

  10. Jen Miller Avatar

    @YouTooCanBeGuru it’s 1 thing for everyone, not free reign

  11. Jason Tucker Avatar

    LAAAAAAAAA Cañadaaaaaaa

  12. alex vasquez Avatar

    You give people a way to connect and own their part in the community they will come back.

  13. alex vasquez Avatar

    Community is about ownership

  14. Jen Miller Avatar

    we eat, it’s NOT like weight watchers @jasontucker

  15. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @VeriousSmithIII oh yeah Jeopardy

  16. Verious Smith III Avatar

    Yup it was pretty cool. Probably gonna repeat it.

  17. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @VeriousSmithIII WAY fun

  18. Shawn Hooper Avatar

    @alexjvasquez No pennies here in Canada. 🙂

  19. alex vasquez Avatar
  20. alex vasquez Avatar

    second one is next week!

  21. alex vasquez Avatar

    @ShawnHooper I just kicked up an advanced meetup

  22. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @ShawnHooper Orange County and Pasadena do.

  23. Russell Aaron Avatar

    vegas is just an all around meetup

  24. Shawn Hooper Avatar

    @YouTooCanBeGuru We do here too. Haven’t decided if that’s a good thing or not.

  25. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @ShawnHooper Orange County has General, Developer, Design.

  26. Verious Smith III Avatar

    Free Ice cream always works.

  27. Paul Oyler Avatar

    special brownies?

  28. Verious Smith III Avatar

    Give them ownership as well.

  29. alex vasquez Avatar

    So @pappyoyler, tell me of these…. special brownies

  30. alex vasquez Avatar

    Consistency is a big damn deal

  31. alex vasquez Avatar

    @KenKramer great idea!

  32. alex vasquez Avatar

    @AdamThomson consistency matters

  33. Ken Kramer Avatar

    We are considering 5 min lighting talks and we do some Q & A /Help Desk nights

  34. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @AdamThomson Third Wed. etc

  35. Jason Tucker Avatar

    @AdamThomson I like this one..

  36. Ken Kramer Avatar

    At our WordCamp last Saturday, we had over 80% of first time WC Attendees!!! So we really hope our Meetup increase….We also send emails to new people who sign up on Meetup

  37. Paul Oyler Avatar

    we get some decent interaction on our FB Group but IRL seems to be totally different

  38. Paul Oyler Avatar

    we have 494 members on meetup.com

  39. Verious Smith III Avatar

    People want to “CONNECT”