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Community Consultation
Creates Compelling Content
Chrissie Pollock
#WCTO 

http://bit.ly/1OLQI5H
@TechieFamily
http://www....
What is
Community?
Community
“A community is any network of individuals--online or off--
connected through a common interest.”
Community
“A community is any network of individuals--online or off--
connected through a common interest.”
Community
“A community is any network of individuals--online or off--
connected through a common interest.”
“I suggest that online a...
“A community is any network of individuals--online or off--
connected through a common interest.”
“I suggest that online a...
“A community is any network of individuals--online or off--
connected through a common interest.”
“I suggest that online a...
Webster Dictionary
Webster Dictionary
1.) an interacting population of various kinds of individuals
(as species) in a common location
Webster Dictionary
1.) an interacting population of various kinds of individuals
(as species) in a common location
2.) a g...
Webster Dictionary
1.) an interacting population of various kinds of individuals
(as species) in a common location
2.) a g...
Webster Dictionary
1.) an interacting population of various kinds of individuals
(as species) in a common location
2.) a g...
What can YOU do
What can YOU do
to help the Community?
Giving and Receiving
from the
WordPress Community
WordPress.comvs.WordPress.org
WordPress.com Example
WordPress.com Example
Reader Option
WordPress.com Example
Reader Option
WordPress.com Example
Reader Option Notification Bell
WordPress.com Example
Reader Option Notification Bell
Self Hosted Site
Self Hosted Site
No Reader Option
Self Hosted Site
No Reader Option
Self Hosted Site
No Reader Option No Notification Bell
Self Hosted Site
No Reader Option No Notification Bell
Add Polls
Contact Forms
and
AddPollswithPlugins
http://kaboodlemum.com
A member
of Blogging 201
The Reader
Freshly Pressed
Add tags and
blogs to follow
Add tags and
blogs to follow
Community Pool
&
Blogging University
Community Pool
&
Blogging University
Community Pool
&
Blogging University
Community Pool
&
Blogging University
Blogging 101: Zero to Hero
Get grounded in blogging basics.
Blogging 101 is three weeks of bite-size blogging
assignments ...
Quotes from Attendees
“I still can’t believe how far my blog has come…I know I
would not have done it without this course ...
BU201 Quotes
“It is good to be here in a place known as “the
Commons.” It is a place where great minds meet and
share thei...
• en.support.wordpress.com
• en.support.wordpress.com
• forums.wordpress.com
• en.support.wordpress.com
• forums.wordpress.com
• wordpress.org/support
• en.support.wordpress.com
• forums.wordpress.com
• wordpress.org/support
• Meetups
• en.support.wordpress.com
• forums.wordpress.com
• wordpress.org/support
• Meetups
• WordCamps
• en.support.wordpress.com
• forums.wordpress.com
• wordpress.org/support
• Meetups
• WordCamps
• WordPress.TV
Hamilton WordCamp
Southern Tier WordPress Meetup
C o m m u n i t y
Y o u
Contribute and Comprehend
• Receive and give comments
Contribute and Comprehend
• Receive and give comments
• Utilize polls and contact forms
Contribute and Comprehend
• Receive and give comments
• Utilize polls and contact forms
• Maximize tags and analyze other sites
Contribute and Compr...
• Receive and give comments
• Utilize polls and contact forms
• Maximize tags and analyze other sites
• Take classes
Contr...
• Receive and give comments
• Utilize polls and contact forms
• Maximize tags and analyze other sites
• Take classes
• Jum...
• Receive and give comments
• Utilize polls and contact forms
• Maximize tags and analyze other sites
• Take classes
• Jum...
• Receive and give comments
• Utilize polls and contact forms
• Maximize tags and analyze other sites
• Take classes
• Jum...
• Receive and give comments
• Utilize polls and contact forms
• Maximize tags and analyze other sites
• Take classes
• Jum...
• www.quora.com
• https://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/
• https://wordpress.org/plugins/search.php?q=polls
• http:/...
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Chrissie Pollock
#WCTO 

http://bit.ly/1OLQI5H

@TechieFamily
http://www.techiefamily.com
chrissie.pollock@automattic.com
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content
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Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content

  1. 1. Community Consultation Creates Compelling Content Chrissie Pollock #WCTO 
 http://bit.ly/1OLQI5H @TechieFamily http://www.techiefamily.com chrissie.pollock@automattic.com
  2. 2. What is Community?
  3. 3. Community
  4. 4. “A community is any network of individuals--online or off-- connected through a common interest.” Community
  5. 5. “A community is any network of individuals--online or off-- connected through a common interest.” Community
  6. 6. “A community is any network of individuals--online or off-- connected through a common interest.” “I suggest that online and geographically dispersed communities coalesce around a shared desire for "knowledge". People come together because they care about specific information, they want to acquire more information, they want to connect with others with similar interests, and/or they want to share their knowledge with others.” Community
  7. 7. “A community is any network of individuals--online or off-- connected through a common interest.” “I suggest that online and geographically dispersed communities coalesce around a shared desire for "knowledge". People come together because they care about specific information, they want to acquire more information, they want to connect with others with similar interests, and/or they want to share their knowledge with others.” Community
  8. 8. “A community is any network of individuals--online or off-- connected through a common interest.” “I suggest that online and geographically dispersed communities coalesce around a shared desire for "knowledge". People come together because they care about specific information, they want to acquire more information, they want to connect with others with similar interests, and/or they want to share their knowledge with others.” “A community exists when the people in it describe it as ‘us'." Community
  9. 9. Webster Dictionary
  10. 10. Webster Dictionary 1.) an interacting population of various kinds of individuals (as species) in a common location
  11. 11. Webster Dictionary 1.) an interacting population of various kinds of individuals (as species) in a common location 2.) a group linked by a common policy
  12. 12. Webster Dictionary 1.) an interacting population of various kinds of individuals (as species) in a common location 2.) a group linked by a common policy 3.) a body of persons of common and especially professional interests scattered through a larger society <the academic community>
  13. 13. Webster Dictionary 1.) an interacting population of various kinds of individuals (as species) in a common location 2.) a group linked by a common policy 3.) a body of persons of common and especially professional interests scattered through a larger society <the academic community> 4.) Definition of Kids - a feeling of caring about others in a group
  14. 14. What can YOU do
  15. 15. What can YOU do to help the Community?
  16. 16. Giving and Receiving from the WordPress Community
  17. 17. WordPress.comvs.WordPress.org
  18. 18. WordPress.com Example
  19. 19. WordPress.com Example Reader Option
  20. 20. WordPress.com Example Reader Option
  21. 21. WordPress.com Example Reader Option Notification Bell
  22. 22. WordPress.com Example Reader Option Notification Bell
  23. 23. Self Hosted Site
  24. 24. Self Hosted Site No Reader Option
  25. 25. Self Hosted Site No Reader Option
  26. 26. Self Hosted Site No Reader Option No Notification Bell
  27. 27. Self Hosted Site No Reader Option No Notification Bell
  28. 28. Add Polls Contact Forms and
  29. 29. AddPollswithPlugins
  30. 30. http://kaboodlemum.com A member of Blogging 201
  31. 31. The Reader
  32. 32. Freshly Pressed
  33. 33. Add tags and blogs to follow
  34. 34. Add tags and blogs to follow
  35. 35. Community Pool & Blogging University
  36. 36. Community Pool & Blogging University
  37. 37. Community Pool & Blogging University
  38. 38. Community Pool & Blogging University
  39. 39. Blogging 101: Zero to Hero Get grounded in blogging basics. Blogging 101 is three weeks of bite-size blogging assignments that take you from “Blog?” to “Blog!”
  40. 40. Quotes from Attendees “I still can’t believe how far my blog has come…I know I would not have done it without this course and the support and encouragement of this community.” “I kept my blog a secret even from my friends at first, like a guilty pleasure, eventually letting those closest to me in through a cautious selection process. But this course has opened up the world to me! With meaningful interactions with other novices and more practiced bloggers! Looking forward to each new lesson and opportunity to grow and learn!” “THIS.100% this. It is what I love about web-communities.” Sources: http://joseelavalle.wordpress.com; https://kmmyman.wordpress.com
  41. 41. BU201 Quotes “It is good to be here in a place known as “the Commons.” It is a place where great minds meet and share their work, their goals, and demonstrate their love in helping out… in a warm and friendly environment— such as the Commons. I am so grateful to our hosts and the team for making Blogging 201 possible.” “I have learned so much and am very happy with the progress I’ve made on my blog. I’ve already got my first paid photo engagement as a result of my blog, and I wasn’t even trying to! Unbelievable. Thank you!”
  42. 42. • en.support.wordpress.com
  43. 43. • en.support.wordpress.com • forums.wordpress.com
  44. 44. • en.support.wordpress.com • forums.wordpress.com • wordpress.org/support
  45. 45. • en.support.wordpress.com • forums.wordpress.com • wordpress.org/support • Meetups
  46. 46. • en.support.wordpress.com • forums.wordpress.com • wordpress.org/support • Meetups • WordCamps
  47. 47. • en.support.wordpress.com • forums.wordpress.com • wordpress.org/support • Meetups • WordCamps • WordPress.TV
  48. 48. Hamilton WordCamp
  49. 49. Southern Tier WordPress Meetup
  50. 50. C o m m u n i t y Y o u
  51. 51. Contribute and Comprehend
  52. 52. • Receive and give comments Contribute and Comprehend
  53. 53. • Receive and give comments • Utilize polls and contact forms Contribute and Comprehend
  54. 54. • Receive and give comments • Utilize polls and contact forms • Maximize tags and analyze other sites Contribute and Comprehend
  55. 55. • Receive and give comments • Utilize polls and contact forms • Maximize tags and analyze other sites • Take classes Contribute and Comprehend
  56. 56. • Receive and give comments • Utilize polls and contact forms • Maximize tags and analyze other sites • Take classes • Jump into the Community Pool Contribute and Comprehend
  57. 57. • Receive and give comments • Utilize polls and contact forms • Maximize tags and analyze other sites • Take classes • Jump into the Community Pool • Go to meetups Contribute and Comprehend
  58. 58. • Receive and give comments • Utilize polls and contact forms • Maximize tags and analyze other sites • Take classes • Jump into the Community Pool • Go to meetups • Attend WordCamps Contribute and Comprehend
  59. 59. • Receive and give comments • Utilize polls and contact forms • Maximize tags and analyze other sites • Take classes • Jump into the Community Pool • Go to meetups • Attend WordCamps • Volunteer Contribute and Comprehend
  60. 60. • www.quora.com • https://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/ • https://wordpress.org/plugins/search.php?q=polls • http://kaboodlemum.com/ • https://wordpress.com/start/account/user • christopherpollockart.com • amehrling.com • http://cjpollock.com/wordpress/?cat=4 • https://lauren7campbell.wordpress.com/landscape-2/ • Techiefamily.com • dailypost.wordpress.com • https://en.support.wordpress.com/ • forums.wordpress.com • wordpress.org/support/ • wordpress.tv • https://central.wordcamp.org/schedule/ Sources Cited
  61. 61. ` Chrissie Pollock #WCTO 
 http://bit.ly/1OLQI5H
 @TechieFamily http://www.techiefamily.com chrissie.pollock@automattic.com

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