Marketing the Community – August 2, 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

Recap of Goals/Scope:

Marketing the WordPress Community: this subgroup feel strongly that the community is a very big selling point of the software, and promoting some of the things that are coming out of the community would raise awareness and encourage adoption of the software; that could include raise awareness about accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( or internationalization advancements, or even helping local groups with marketing materials or resources for their community. (Read about the other marketing subgroups in The Four Horsemen of Marketing.)

Happenings During Today’s Meeting:

Our Trello Board

Recap from Last Month’s Meeting

  • Contributor Video Plan was published 7/5 and that campaign is ongoing though there have been no submissions to date.
  • As co-team repTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts., Bridget is publishing to the Team Update blog weekly.

This week

It would be great if we can focus on these two items:

Global WordPress Translation Day

@coachbirgit brings up, Polyglots teamPolyglots Team Polyglots Team is a group of multilingual translators who work on translating plugins, themes, documentation, and front-facing marketing copy. is on it to organize the third Global WordPress Translation Day on 30th, September 2017.


The meeting was attended by: @bridgetwillard @jenblogs4u @vishalmukadam @coachbirgit
@newyorkerlaura @sheriebeth @yaycheryl @claudiud @nikolai @kcristiano

Notes taken by @bridgetwillard @vishalmukadam