Community Connections

What is Community Connections?

WordPress is about community and on Community Connections Bridget Willard and Jen Miller take you behind the scenes into the lives of the people behind the platform. Learn how developers, designers, bloggers and other creatives grow WordPress and themselves through involvement in their local communities.

Bridget Willard & Jen Miller

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Community Connections streams live on the Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Pacific

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EP12 – Miriam Goldman: WP Developer, Dancer, Sensei – Building Community Wherever She Goes – Community Connections

In this interview, Jen Miller and Bridget Willard interview Ottawa resident, WordPress Developer, Third Degree Black Belt Sensei, and dancer Miriam Goldman about how she builds community wherever she goes.

EP11 – International Community Growing – How Taco Verdonschot Unites Volunteers at WCEU – Community Connections

By Jason Tucker / March 7, 2018 / 44 Comments

As Community Manager at Yoast and Volunteer Lead at WCEU, Taco (yes, that IS his real name) grows community internationally on a daily basis. A quick smile and stash of Stroopwafels enables Taco to make friends quickly as he travels between WordCamps and other events worldwide spreading the importance of community.

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EP10 – How WordCamps Build People and Businesses with Kathy Drewien – Community Connections

By Jason Tucker / February 7, 2018 / 52 Comments

In this episode, Jen Miller and Bridget Willard chat with Kathy Drewien, founder of Delta Primed and long-time community member in Atlanta, Georgia. Her sunny disposition is part of her brand and coaching. Find out more about how Kathy builds community by building people in this episode of Community Connections.

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EP9 – Agency Life, WordCamps, & Work Life Balance w/ Tara Claeys – Community Connections Community Connections

By Jason Tucker / January 11, 2018 / 11 Comments

Based in Arlington, Virginia, Tara Claeys is the owner of Design TLC, and a co-founder of Nice Work, LLC, producing custom websites for small and medium businesses. Tara’s focus is on education and non profit websites, although she has also worked on business-to-business, restaurant, e-commerce and real estate projects. She works closely with her clients…

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