Hosting Meetups with applicants from countries with slow internet connections.

Recently I’ve been focusing my meetup orientation efforts on meetups from other African countries. Depending on the internet connectivity in different parts of Africa, than can and has led to some frustrating orientations, where either I or the applicant have to try out different options to connect. I thought therefore that it might be useful […]

WordCamp and Meetup Reports

A new section has just been added to WordCamp Central for reports. These reports provide access to a variety of data related to the WordCamp program and the meetup group chapter program. The reports currently available fall into three categories: Financial reports Ticket Revenue Sponsor Invoices Payment Activity Global Sponsorship Grants WordCamp reports WordCamp Status […]

Small Change to Meetup and WordCamp Organizer Applications

In today’s afternoon #community-team chat, I mentioned that it can sometimes be difficult for deputies vetting applications to find information about the applicants online and that it might be helpful to request a little additional information on the application.  It was generally agreed that this would be only an incremental change and would not make […]

Suggestions for Meetup 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. What are some Meetup Formats? Invite speakers from other Meetups to deliver their session remotely, […]

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 […]