Marketing the Community – September 6, 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

“Strategy and content to provide content support for meetups with low content”. @bridgetwillard started a document at

New suggestions added to our doc about also suggesting ways to make these talks works: ie full presentation, lightning presentation(10 minutes), and superlightning (5 minutes)
open office meetups like Q and A sessions at meetups on free days like sunday or whichever is free to organizers and volunteers.

Categorizing the topics under general categories.

Creating social media plan for WordCamps
Started by @afshanadiya so 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: card created here

WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. marketing accessibility checklist
@anafransilva asked to review all the document created by @anafransilva and @alexdenning.

We had some discussion about WordCamp Communication swipe file

Attended by @bridgetwillard @prathameshp @afshanadiya @newyorkerlaura @anafransilva @vishalmukadam