Meetup Organiser Newsletter emails

Recently, in discussions with a few meetup organisers, I’ve discovered that it appears that Meetup Organiser Newsletter emails are not being sent to all persons assigned as meetup organisers.

  • The first person who was assigned as co-organiser of our Cape Town meetup (besides the WordPress user) does receive the newsletter
  • Myself and another co-organiser do not, and have never received these emails.
  • This was brought to light when, in a separate discussion in a WordPress related Slack, another meetup organiser indicated he has also never received the meetup organiser newsletter.

We put quite a bit of effort into the monthly newsletters and if folks are not receiving them, it could pose a problem. For example, if we use the newsletter to highlight discussions around guideline changes (eg the recent logos in slides guidelines, which was discussed in a previous post) and meetup organisers are not receiving these emails, they may feel left out of the decision making process.

I’d like to propose a little investigation into this, perhaps by emailing a selection of recent meetup organisers via our HelpScout instance, and determining how wide spread this problem is. Once we can determine a) if there is a problem and b) where it lies, we can look into resolving it.

I’m happy to move forward on this, if it is something the community agrees we should look into. I’m also open to suggestion as to the best way to achieve this.