Hello WordPress Meetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. organizers!
Welcome to another meetup organizer newsletter full of news, information, and inspiration for your local meetup.
- Organizer Best Practices: Photographing your events!
- The 4 Gets in WordPress Community Organizing
- WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. US: Call for WordCamp Communities
- Diverse Speaker Training Workshops
Organizer best practices: Photographing your events
As community organizers and leaders, one of the few things we tend to overlook is using photography to promote our meetup groups.
For example, a group photo of the meetup is often one of the best ways to personalize your WordPress meetup.com group page. It is also a great way to drive interaction on social media channels towards making more people aware of your meetup group.
This post on the community team blog, discusses a list of good practices around photographing an event.
This is part of the on-going Organizer Best Practices series of discussions on the WordPress Community team blog.
The 4 Gets in WordPress Community Organizing
The community organizer handbooks have lots of public information about how to organize events, but they do not outline very clearly what volunteers like you can reasonably expect in return for your work.
In this post about the 4 Gets in WordPress Community Organizing, on the community blog, read about what volunteers can expect to get from their work like impact, growth, protection, and training/support.
Also listed are some of the things that community organizers do not get right away.
WordCamp US: Call for WordCamp Communities
What once was called the Community Bazaar is now Community Spotlight! WordCamp US will post highlights of your WordPress communities in a blog post, and on Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram. Community Spotlight is an online showcase of local WordPress communities in order to inspire other communities. Big or small, near or far, WordPress communities are stronger than ever!
For more information and to sign up, please apply here: https://2019.us.wordcamp.org/community-spotlight/
Diverse Speaker Training Workshops
Have you ever had challenges getting women and people from other groups underrepresented in tech to speak at your meetups Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. and WordCamps? Check out the Diversity Outreach Speaker Training workshop: https://make.wordpress.org/training/speaker-training
Write to us to sign up for this or find out about future training sessions here: http://tiny.cc/wpdiversity
To sign up and get more details, either fill out our form and let us know which date you’d would like to attend a training or email the working group at firstname.lastname@example.org
That’s it for now — chat with you next time!
Your friends on the Community Team