In this interview, Jen Miller and Bridget Willard interview Ottawa resident, WordPress Developer, Third Degree Black Belt Sensei, and dancer Miriam Goldman about how she builds community wherever she goes. This past six months she's been traveling around the country hosting Women in WordPress Panels, bringing people together, and raising awareness of the challenges and triumphs in the communities we live. Check out this show and jump in the chat to ask her questions.
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Community manager for Yoast (joined them in Aug 2013 as a developer), and current volunteer lead for WCEU. The very 1st WCEU was held just a few months after Taco joined Yoast. He got to meet a lot of people at the after-party, and was impressed with how friendly & welcoming everyone was – has loved the community since the start!
His main task is managing the support team at Yoast (they answer most support requests within a couple of hours!)
It’s really about the ‘personal’ connection....
In this episode, Jen Miller and Bridget Willard chat with Kathy Drewien, founder of Delta Primed and long-time community member in Atlanta, Georgia. Her sunny disposition is part of her brand and coaching. Find out more about how Kathy builds community by building people in this episode of Community Connections.
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Based in Arlington, Virginia, Tara Claeys is the owner of Design TLC, and a co-founder of Nice Work, LLC, producing custom websites for small and medium businesses. Tara’s focus is on education and non profit websites, although she has also worked on business-to-business, restaurant, e-commerce and real estate projects. She works closely with her clients to create effective, clean and personal communication platforms.
In addition to running her own companies, she is a regular attendee at...
In this episode of Community Connections, Jen and Bridget will chat with Devin Sears from Bluehost about how they build community, connections, and relationships through WordCamp and Meetup Sponsorships.
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This week on Community Connections Bridget Willard and Jen Miller speak with the Empress of Priscilla Christian Graphic Services, Priscilla Christian about building community through WordCamps & volunteer wrangling.
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In this episode Jen and Bridget talk with Andrea Middleton who works for Automattic as a Community Organizer on the WordPress open source project. They'll deep dive into what it takes to keep a community, protect its culture, and also find out a little bit about Andrea, a mom and wine blogger.
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Bridget Willard and Jen Miller talk with Yvette Sonneveld on Embracing the WordPress Community Through Voluntourism. An avid WordCamp volunteer who plans to attend and volunteer at 3 WordCamps this year, Yvette will share how doing so empowered her life and her WordPress community. Bridget, Yvette and Jen met the call to contribute and connected in Paris at WordCamp Europe 2017. Traveling to Europe required each leaving the comforts of home, work and family to experience a new location, a...
This week on Community Connections Bridget Willard and Jen Miller talk with James Tryon about building a community around a mascot.
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Meher Bala joins Bridget Willard and Jen Miller to discuss the topic of Community Connections – WordPress at Home in India.
http://meherbala.in/about-me/https://twitter.com/meherbalahttps://www.linkedin.com/in/meherbalaHow did you get started in WordPress?
11 years and 4 months ago – Completed software development course, was introduced to WP and fell in love with it – very user friendly and good for non-technical people to get started
What's it like being in the WordPress...
Bridget Willard and Jen Miller are joined by Justine Pretorious to discuss Marketing hacks to build community connections at a WordCamp.
Tweeting as WCLAX by Bridget Willard
WordCamp marketing is not like regular event marketing – it’s a very different culture
Knowing where your audience exists is important – WordPress users are very active on twitter
Justine originally wanted nothing to do with Twitter and didn’t start using it until she was asked to tweet on the business account for...