What makes a WordPress Meetup Great?

What makes a WordPress Meetup Great? This is a compilation from the Make WordPress Marketing Team meant to serve as a resource for the Community as a whole. Let us know what works for you.

Meetup group content

When creating a new meetup group, there are three pieces of content that you need to add to them. Here are the details of each: Group Description This is the text to use for the group description when creating a new Meetup group. In the form, this answers the question, “Describe who should join, and […]

Supporting Meetups with Low Content

Meetups are an important part of the WordPress experience. It’s good to meet people, build networks, and learn new skills. But what if you feel like your Meetup is stuck? The Marketing Team has put together some ideas to help.

Meetup.com email address sharing request

If you are an organizer of a WordPress meetup group that is part of the chapter account (i.e. your group is listed here and you are have the title of “Co-Organizer” in the group), then you would have received an email recently with the subject line “Action needed: Connect with WordPress”. The content of the email […]

Promoting Your Local WordPress Meetup

You have a Meetup. Now what? Here are some ways to promote your WordPress Meetup and be set for success.

WordPress Meetup Orientation Script

There’s been some discussion around the ‘bug’ in the Meetup orientation script whereby if you enter the password you still cannot access the content. What started out as a discussion around the problem turned into a deeper discussion around why that content is password protected in the first place. The main reason behind keeping it […]

Swag for Meetup Groups

We currently have a policy that WordPress Chapter Meetup groups who have not received swag in the past 18 months are eligible for to receive a 100-pack of WordPress swag (which contains 100 stickers and 100 buttons with the WordPress logo). The reason we have this policy is because we usually restock swag with that 18 […]

Group Meetup Orientation at WCEU Contributor Day

Greetings potential meetup organisers! At the Contributor Day for WordCamp Europe this year (which will be taking place on 15 June), we will be holding a group meetup orientation at some point during the day. So, if you’re planning on starting a meetup group in your area and you will be attending the Contributor Day, […]

Premium Plugin in exchange for promo favors for Meetup Organizers

We’ve had a lot of discussion with Meetups and organizers in the past about how to handle sponsorship for meetup groups. One of the types of sponsorship offers we see are  similar to this one: Modern Tribe offers the Event Aggregator plugin to meetup organizers on the chapter program who also maintain a WordPress site […]

Dear Meetup Organizers, we need your help with Meetup Video Testimonials

Dear Meetup Organizers A favorite moment in all WordPress meetups is that time when you meet new WordPress users and hear their stories of how they use WordPress. Sometimes it’s a simple blog, sometimes it’s a complex content management system for news, or a mid sized e-commerce site for their local store front. Whatever the […]