Post Status Picks for the Week of August 8

Should you build or capture an audience? JR Farr notes the pros and cons for each. On the Matt Report, Marc Benzakein shares a retrospective on ServerPress. Allie Nimmons and Teron Bullock discuss how to deal with negative criticism online in Press The Issue. Do we need a WordPress debate club? Bob Dunn has tips… Continue reading Post Status Picks for the Week of August 8

Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) — Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need

People don’t realize how long ago “long ago” wasn’t. We’re not talking about two, three, four hundred years ago. My family always stressed working somewhere your employer respects you, because it wasn’t that long ago they didn’t have a choice. Nyasha Green We’re rebooting Post Status Excerpt as a weekly chat between Nyasha Green and… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) — Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need

Post Status Picks for the Week of August 8

Should you build or capture an audience? JR Farr notes the pros and cons for each. On the Matt Report, Marc Benzakein shares a retrospective on ServerPress. Allie Nimmons and Teron Bullock discuss how to deal with negative criticism online in Press The Issue. Do we need a WordPress debate club? Bob Dunn has tips… Continue reading Post Status Picks for the Week of August 8

Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) — Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need

People don’t realize how long ago “long ago” wasn’t. We’re not talking about two, three, four hundred years ago. My family always stressed working somewhere your employer respects you, because it wasn’t that long ago they didn’t have a choice. Nyasha Green We’re rebooting Post Status Excerpt as a weekly chat between Nyasha Green and… Continue reading Post Status Excerpt (No. 63) — Pay Transparency, Mutual Respect, and the Community We Need

Building and Sustaining the WordPress Community Through Mentorship — Post Status Draft 123

Mentor someone. Today! Don’t wait. Start today! Talk to people. Connect with them. Go on Twitter. Just 15 minutes a day. Tell them why this community is great. Make them want to join! Nyasha Green For Nyasha Green, a healthy tech community prioritizes mentoring. She credits her mentors with helping her find her place in… Continue reading Building and Sustaining the WordPress Community Through Mentorship — Post Status Draft 123

What does Five for the Future mean to you?

Allie Nimmons wrote a really good take on this question (scroll down) in last week’s issue of The Repository newsletter, suggesting we should extend our idea of “what counts” as a 5FTF contribution, particularly for WordPress community-active people and volunteers who do a lot of “shadow work” (not this kind) that’s not counted currently: I…

What does Five for the Future mean to you?

Allie Nimmons wrote a really good take on this question (scroll down) in last week’s issue of The Repository newsletter, suggesting we should extend our idea of “what counts” as a 5FTF contribution, particularly for WordPress community-active people and volunteers who do a lot of “shadow work” (not this kind) that’s not counted currently: I…