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What I Learned at WCSF 2012


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Presentation by Sallie Goetsch of what attending WordCamp SF 2012 taught her about how to run (or not to run) a WordCamp event.

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What I Learned at WCSF 2012

  1. 1. What I learned(about running a WordCamp)at WCSF 2012 Sallie Goetsch
  2. 2. Allow Lower-Cost Sponsorships.
  3. 3. Decide WhoShould Attend— and Say So
  4. 4. Pick the Speakers Before Selling Tickets
  5. 5. Don’t Ask About Local SpeakersUnless You Mean to Use Them.
  6. 6. Cover ExpensesFor Out-of-Town Speakers.
  7. 7. Be Clear with Your Volunteers.
  8. 8. Make Sure theProjector Works.
  9. 9. Put More Women on the Stage.
  10. 10. Turn Down the Music at the Parties.
  11. 11. More Stuff About MeSallie Goetsch (rhymes with ‘sketch’) 969-9947