Overcoming Obstacles to Speak at WordCamp

Overcoming Obstacles to Speak at WordCamp

If you’ve never spoken at a WordCamp before (or even if you have) it can feel difficult to apply to speak for any number of reasons. Overcoming obstacles to speak at WordCamp isn’t easy. Do any of these reasons sound familiar to you? Not sure what topic to...
Promoting Your WordCamp

Promoting Your WordCamp

There are a lot of things to think about when putting a WordCamp together. You have to find speakers. You have to find a location. You need to order food. And swag. And plan the speaker dinner. And the after party. And none of it will matter if nobody comes. You have...
Swag-a-Licious

Swag-a-Licious

One of the really fun things about WordCamps is the different swag you can collect as an attendee. People LOVE swag. I’m people. I love swag, too. BUT…here’s a post about swag. For attendees and for sponsors and organizers. Please take this to heart....
How & Why to Get Involved in WP

How & Why to Get Involved in WP

The WordPress Community is Amazing One of the aspects of my work¬†I love the most is the WordPress community. Great code is good, but great people are amazing…and it’s the people who make it all possible. Great code is good, but great people are...
What to Expect at WordCamp

What to Expect at WordCamp

Attending WordCamp? Here are some thoughts… Whether you’re attending WordCamp for the first time or your 100th, you’re bound to have fun, learn a lot, and widen your circle of WordPress friends. From my first WordCamp (Buffalo 2014) to my most recent...