Marketing to Developers – June 21, 2017 Meeting Notes

If you’re interested in contributing, please have a read through our chat and the items listed below and leave a comment with which you’d like to help build! You can read the whole meeting in Slack here or the recap below.

Marketing WordPress to Developers

This subgroup focuses on providing development– related information, technical use cases and examples, technical best practices, and in general help developers understand how, when, and why to use WordPress when developing websites. Providing information for theme and plug-in developers would also fall in this categoryCategory The 'category' taxonomy lets you group posts / content together that share a common bond. Categories are pre-defined and broad ranging..

(Read about the other marketing subgroups in The Four Horsemen of Marketing.)

Team Infrastructure

Coming off of WCEU’s contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus., we as a Marketing Team as a whole, are working on systems and processes to help our meetings be more productive. To that end, we are working on making the meetings more efficient and focused (see this Google Doc).

Feedback, as always, is welcomed.

Today’s Meeting

Several things were discussed in today’s meeting lead by @mcdwayne.

  • We now have TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the team uses for example: Boards thanks to Contributor Day efforts. This is the one for this subgroup.
  • We are working on developing a persona document to help us focus our efforts.
  • We have also started two tasks in the MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. Marketing Board for onboarding and how we run our meetings.
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Trello Card.

Note: Trello boards are public but you must have an account to contribute. Please PM @yvettesonneveld and she’ll add you to the Developer board.

See you next month!