Community Roundup Week Ending June 30

WCEU Was Amazing I know it’s been a few weeks, but having come back with covid, I haven’t had a chance to share my final thoughts on WCEU, so I’ll do so briefly here. The event was incredibly well organized from a disability standpoint. The venue was navigable, the official parties were fully-accessible, and the… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending June 30

Post Status Draft – Veteran Executive Lyndi Zavy On Hiring & Leadership Burnout

Transcript ↓ Cory Miller, CEO of Post Status, interviews Lyndi Zavy, Founder and CEO of Rivers and Roads, about the topic of burnout and leadership. They discuss the importance of self-care and how leaders often neglect their well-being while trying to hold everything together. Top Takeaways: Self-care is Essential for Leaders: Leaders need to prioritize… Continue reading Post Status Draft – Veteran Executive Lyndi Zavy On Hiring & Leadership Burnout

Emilia Capital Gets Creative with WCEU Sponsorship

In this episode, Marieke van de Rakt and Joost de Valk from Emilia Capital discuss their investment process with Michelle Frechette. They talk about evaluating potential investments, providing feedback, and the importance of finding a good fit. Their investments in the WordPress space, Marieke’s women empowerment program, and participation with WordCamp Europe reflect the excitement… Continue reading Emilia Capital Gets Creative with WCEU Sponsorship

Community Roundup Week Ending June 2

WCEU Is Almost Here! In just a few short days I will join the many people headed to Athens (or who are already there). I’m excited to be going, and even more excited that my daughter has decided to join me. (I hope to introduce her to you if you’re there!) Follow me on Twitter… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending June 2

Tech Roundup Week Ending June 2

ChatSEO? Buildd.co’s Chat SEO is a product that merges the functionalities of chatbots and search engine optimization (SEO) to improve user engagement and increase organic traffic on websites. Utilizing AI-driven chatbots, the solution provides personalized experiences by addressing user queries in real time and offering pertinent information. With the integration of SEO strategies within chatbot… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending June 2

Community Roundup Week Ending May 12

If You See Something, Say Something This week I posted an observation. I observed that with 20 speakers announced for WCEU (at that point) that there were only about 25% women and even fewer non-white people. I hoped for more in the rest of the announcements. I came under attack quickly from some people. And… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending May 12

Tech Roundup Week Ending May 12

WooCommerce 7.7 If you’re running an online store using WooCommerce, you’ll be excited to hear about the recent 7.7 release! This latest update focuses on improving performance, security, and user experience. Among the key features in version 7.7 is the new Webhooks API, enhanced management of external products, and improved performance when modifying variations. From… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending May 12

Tech Roundup Week Ending May 5

New Community Theme Launched WordPress Themes Team released a new block theme, Stacks, designed to build slide decks. Stacks was designed and constructed by Saxon Fletcher with help from Ben Dwyer. After customizing the theme, users can create slides on any post or page using the ‘Stacks’ pattern. The theme is mobile-friendly and not likely… Continue reading Tech Roundup Week Ending May 5

Community Roundup Week Ending May 5

AI and WordPress is AI and All of Us In a recently blog post, Kathy Zant wrote about using AI for new headshots, and how that caused her to think about how we perceive ourselves versus how we might perceive ourselves – and our possibilities – when we look at ourselves through AI “eyes.” She… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending May 5

Community Roundup Week Ending April 28

A Community Gift Last week I launched a new website as a gift to event organizers, podcasters, bloggers, and speakers in the WordPress community. It’s an online database of WordPress speakers including what topics they present on, what time zones they are in, and what region on the world they live in, along with bios,… Continue reading Community Roundup Week Ending April 28