October 22, 2020 — This lightning talk was a journalism-focused walk-through with the founder of a hyperlocal Local Switchboard NYC podcast.
October 26, 2017 — Being successful in the WordPress space is more than simply doing good work. It involves building a good reputation for yourself or your business in the WordPress community. Your relationships here can make all the difference in helping you grow, so you’ll need a few strategies to make friends, build a trusting network and get the support you need to thrive.
October 10, 2017 — Managing a large network of WordPress sites doesn’t have to be herding cats or playing favorites. In this session, we’ll talk about how at Tribune Media we manage more than 30 sites on WordPress.com VIP, with content produced by hundreds of producers across the nation. We’ll touch on how we manage breaking news, editorial workflow, author and content management, as well as communication, at scale. We’ll share what and how we borrowed from community plugins, and what we had to build ourselves to satisfy the needs of product and editorial, across a wide range of needs and wants.
November 22, 2016 — Timmy Gelles is the Senior Web Developer for the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University. A Baltimore resident, he’s a self-taught developer who once worked as a newspaper reporter and an AmeriCorps VISTA. For the past 2 years he’s assisted academic departments, faculty members, and other educational groups on the Homewood campus get on board the WordPress train.
December 11, 2015 — Communities—like the one we have in WordPress—don’t just happen overnight. For them to be successful, they take people to show up, contribute back, grow with it and most importantly to incorporate new people into the fold. It is ongoing, it requires attention and it needs people like you and me to speak up. A small fraction of people carry the weight of helping it thrive, but the great thing is that despite all that, we all benefit from the community no matter who contributes. In this talk I will cover some known, and unknown tips and tools for making the community work for you and your business, and also help to put back more into the community than what you take from it.
July 26, 2014 — In my agency, we handle a couple of 1,000+ site multisite networks for the mortgage industry. This talk goes over the challenges we’ve faced, both technical and business.
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