EP37 – Building #WordPress Community Through #Meetups

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

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Weekly Watercooler Discussions about WordPress and it’s community.

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

  1. Shawn Hooper Avatar

    Woot! WPCampus! It was a fantastic conference.

  2. Verious Smith III Avatar

    2. Reach out to Community Business Leaders

  3. Verious Smith III Avatar

    1. Recruit Core Co-Organizers

  4. Verious Smith III Avatar

    4. Get Connected with other local WP Community Peeps

  5. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @ShawnHooper Good one, too, Shawn.

  6. alex vasquez Avatar

    Community participate is a big deal for camps. totes agree @ShawnHooper

  7. Verious Smith III Avatar

    I was proud to see all of these people from IEWP Meetup Group at OCWC16

  8. Ken Kramer Avatar

    I am presenting at a Meetup next Tuesday….it is only their 3rd meeting

  9. Shawn Hooper Avatar

    A little plug for my blog post for The WP Crowd today summarizing WPCampus: https://www.thewpcrowd.com/wordpress/wordcamps/wpcampus-2016/

  10. alex vasquez Avatar

    @verioussmithIII gets a high five

  11. Shawn Hooper Avatar

    As a WordCamp Organizer, I like using the meetup groups as a testing ground before accepting speakers to the camp.

  12. Ken Kramer Avatar

    I am showing up at Russell’s house next time I am in Vegas!

  13. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @VeriousSmithIII VERY MUCH SO

  14. Verious Smith III Avatar

    Russ, you have really grown since i met you in 2012

  15. Russell Aaron Avatar

    @VeriousSmithIII Thank you

  16. Russell Aaron Avatar

    @bamadesigner I’m going to answer that

  17. Jason Tucker Avatar

    @bamadesigner love this.. we’ll answer

  18. Rachel Carden Avatar

    Planning and organizing meetups can be really time consuming. What drives you to be an organizer?

  19. Adam Thomson Avatar

    This has been a fantastic episode. Lots of thought provoking discussion.

  20. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @AdamThomson We do, too. Age doesn’t matter in WP.

  21. Adam Thomson Avatar

    @jasontucker If you view the last wpblab episode over at wpwatercooler.com the first comment underneath it is by me, and just says “Dog farts are the worst”. Plz feel free to delete that. How embarrassing…

  22. Rachel Carden Avatar

    Dan! We say his name and he appears!

  23. Jason Tucker Avatar

    @AdamThomson will do

  24. Jason Tucker Avatar

    @AdamThomson the script auto imports the comments here as comments in WordPress

  25. Verious Smith III Avatar

    Awkward Silence. the best

  26. Shawn Hooper Avatar

    @VeriousSmithIII Awkward silence tends to follow @alexjvasquez around.

  27. Verious Smith III Avatar

    @ShawnHooper ha ha True, 😀

  28. Jen Miller Avatar

    Most time consuming (and fun) is gathering SWAG for our attendees. 🙂

  29. Bridget Willard Avatar

    @JenBlogs4U SWAG is time consuming

  30. Bridget Willard Avatar

    And we volunteer our time for social etc

  31. Jen Miller Avatar

    @jasontucker also creates awesome images for promotion – so add 3 minutes

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