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The Future of Virtual Events

With in-person events returning in 2022 (if not late 2021). There have been many discussions on how to take advantage of all the learnings from 2020. A lot of events are still holding off going virtual because of the time required to learn new best practices, providing meaningful content and experiences to attendees, and generating […]

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Making WordFest 2021

I have a big soft spot for Big Orange Heart (BOH) and their most recent event WordFest. They are volunteers in working in a complicated environment to support the complexities of mental health for remote workers. You can’t imagine the needs that have occurred over the last year. To support the BOH mission, WordFest 2021 […]

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Big Orange Heart, Wellness and Tattoo

Michelle Frechette is on a super mental health roll! First we have her Weekly Wellness Checklist at Big Orange Heart: “Consider yourself your biggest asset. I mean without YOU, who or what would you be? That’s right, YOU need YOU to survive. So taking care of you needs to be a top priority.” At first […]

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WordFest, it’s around the corner!

As a media partner for WordFest, it is my great pleasure to let you know what WordFest, the festival of WordPress, is all about, and that it’s starting next Thursday/Friday (depends on your timezone!). Let me get this giant pet peeve out in the open, every time I see the title of the event I […]

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Who is Big Orange Heart?

One year ago I would have had no idea who WP&UP was, or that they changed their name to Big Orange Heart (BOH) in April of 2020. March and April were certainly uncertain times in 2020. I actually first discovered Big Orange Heart attending a virtual WordPress London meetup where BOH is the main organizer. […]