Speakers: Michael G. Calvert

  • Michael G. Calvert: 5 Steps for Building a More Active Online Community

    Michael G. Calvert: 5 Steps for Building a More Active Online Community

    WordCamp Asheville 2014Speaker: Michael G. Calvert

    September 1, 2014 — There’s no magic behind building a successful online community (unless blood, sweat and tears count), but there are a few key actions that lead to increased engagement. With over 5 years of experience in building communities online (in various forms), plus data gathered from 4 expert bloggers, Michael G. Calvert of Disqus will offer real-world examples as a guide. Join him for a talk outlining the 5 steps you can take build a vibrant, active community.

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  • Michael G. Calvert: Unlocking the Power of Disqus on WordPress

    Michael G. Calvert: Unlocking the Power of Disqus on WordPress

    WordCamp Kansas City 2014Speaker: Michael G. Calvert

    August 21, 2014 — Join Michael G. Calvert from Disqus as he teaches you how to identify good content that tends to generate the most comments and keep readers coming back regularly. Learn how to quickly remove and filter undesirable content from your site and apply both technical and human approaches to develop a more active and constructive community from his 5+ years of experience working with sites from around the web. This talk gives you the practical do’s and don’ts for managing your community with Disqus on WordPress.