Marketing Team Notes – August 8, 2018

Marketing Team Vision

Our vision for the Marketing Team is to be the go-to resource on strategy and content for other WordPress teams. We reiterate our mission each week so that everyone who is new to the team understands what our goals are. This helps with onboarding.

We’d love you to join the Marketing Team. If you have any questions or feel lost (all of us do at some point), please feel free to ping any of us in Slack. We’re here to help guide and mentor you. xoxo ~ Bridget (@gidgey on Slack)

Getting Involved

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects. And, yes, you can add yourself to any Trello Card you’d like to work on.

Today’s Meeting

Slack Timestamp

Today’s notes taken by: @jesse

Meeting attended by@mcdwayne, @maedahbatool, @abhanonstopnews, @harryjackson1221, @cjross, @gidgey, @brenneradams, @jesse, @rachelpage, @westcounty.media

Updates

How to Get Help on WordPress Marketing?

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/HSPTIU1j/147-how-to-get-help-for-wordpress

Task-Lead: @cjross

To Be Publish

Follow up with News Survey Results

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/wo6A2VJ4/187-follow-up-with-news-survey-results

Task Lead: @gidgey

  • What is going well? Drafted — @zetaraffix is working on a featured image.
  • What is at risk? None!
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

Differences Between WP.com and WP.org Better

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/4cXuaTeB/79-differences-between-wpcom-and-wporg-better

Task Lead: @bseekins/@gidgey

  • What is going well? Drafted  – @zetaraffix is working on a featured image.
  • What is at risk? Nothing at present.
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

Needs Approval

Menn-Neuralab Case Study

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/5fc6FzWt/163-menn-neuralab-case-study

Task-lead: @brenneradams

  • What is going well? @gidgey needs to review. @harryjackson1221 noted that the conclusion to the results section could use some additional embellishment.
  • What is at risk? Needs an image, @brenneradams can we confirm that the request has been made?
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

In Progress

Create a Style Guide + Brand Book for Marketing

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/eEjbgIGl/87-create-a-style-guide-brand-book-for-marketing

Task Lead: @gidgey/@jayman

  • What is going well? @zetaraffix to provide an image, font pairings, and colors that she is using for featured images.
  • What is at risk? @gidgey needs to work on the voice.
  • How can a new member help with? None!

Survey for /Download Page

Trello Linkhttps://trello.com/c/ZAzzDRzj/186-survey-for-download-page

Task Lead: @chanthaboune, @miker, @Todd Robinson

  • What is going well? Currently waiting on a UI/UX review with @josepha20 as the point person.
  • What is at risk?  Plan for future surveys needs to be done.
  • How can a new member help with? Once this review process is done, we’ll be running more surveys. We need to be thinking about what we want to be asking, sounds like a great opportunity for a new person.

Video Interviews on WP Marketing

Trello Linkhttps://trello.com/c/ke8Uq4jV/166-video-interviews

Task-Lead: @abhanonstopnewsuk

  • What is going well? Progressing well.
  • What is at risk? Need volunteers with video editing experience.
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? Great opportunity for new people with video editing experience. DM @abhanonstopnews if ready to jump in.

Creating a Social Media Plan for WordCamps

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/Z9uQJlQk/21-creating-a-social-media-plan-for-wordcamps

Task-Lead: @abhanonstopnewsuk  Formerly: @DustinNay

  • What is going well? Waiting on confirmations from WordCamp Central and info on new features. More detailed info now in from some of the social media channels. Only six main queries raised by organizers remain which is great. It will ready for a second editorial pass by @gidgey scheduled from 4/9/18 so then onto publication once any changes discussed and made. So third week of September if this fits the publication schedule @mcdwayne.
  • What is at risk? None!
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

End-User Persona Doc on WP Marketing

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/xOu9de8h/75-end-user-persona-doc

Task Lead: @RachelPage

  • What is going well? No updates this week.
  • What is at risk? None!
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

WordPress.TV Potential Marketing Videos

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/N7me1xaT/145-wordpresstv-potential-marketing-videos

Task-Lead: @abhanonstopnews

  • What is going well? This resource is going to be a real credit to the marketing team. It is a pleasure to see the ongoing responses coming in, suggestions from WordCamps across the world, and volunteers joining the team on this. You are all doing a great job! 21 suggested videos have been reviewed in detail in the last few weeks. We have had another eight videos which are useful suggested and are available for review.
  • What is at risk? Nothing at present!
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? Great opportunity for new people to help with reviewing, all you need is google sheets access and a Google log-in, video player and the Internet’ At WordCamp Brighton in mid-August, the contributor day marketing group will work on a list of videos @abhononstopnews is working on with @alexdenning.

Launch WordPress.org surveys on WP Marketing

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/PlDVWfy7/175-launch-wordpressorg-surveys
Task-Lead: @gidgey

  • What is going well? Archived!
  • What is at risk? Nothing at present!
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

Gutenberg “Hype Video” on WP Marketing

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/6xMbMj55/130-gutenberg-hype-video

Task Lead: @miker, @cjross

  • What is going well? None!
  • What is at risk? @miker no longer involved, moving off the card @cjross needs help to connect with admins at WordPress.tv Needs a new name.
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

WordPress Survey Brand Standards: Running Small Form, Single Page Surveys

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/wSm20Uwm/142-wordpress-survey-brand-standards-running-small-form-single-page-surveys

Task Lead: @RachelPage

  • What is going well? None!
  • What is at risk? @mcdwayne mentioned how long it’s been since an update, is it still progressing?
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

Include links to Meetups, WordCamps & Contributor Day Resources on https://make.wordpress.org Page

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/IRCgZU8N/189-include-links-to-meetups-wordcamps-contributor-day-resources-on-https-makewordpressorg-page

Task Lead: @westcounty.media

  • What is going well? None!
  • What is at risk? Requires higher level buy-in @westcounty.media brought it to @chanthabourne’s attention which is at WordCamp for Publisher’s atm.
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

Read and Format Survey Answers on WP Marketing

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/ZnT2LCjn/58-read-and-format-survey-answers

Task-Lead: @harryjackson1221, @siobhanseija

  • What is going well? Only one case-study left.
  • What is at risk? There is nothing at risk currently.
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

Notes: The following are the Case Studies currently being worked on, and could use some additional copy, and/or editorial suggestions.  There are currently 5 to work on in docs, so feel free to jump in wherever!

Contributor interviews WCEU18

Trello Link: https://trello.com/c/f0oPWl4K/190-contributor-interviews-wceu18

Task-Lead: Dushanthipiek1

 

  • What is going well? Video editing by @Yashwardhan Rana is done. @dushanthi is going to review and submit to WordPress.tv
  • What is at risk? Subtitles for accessibility, should we do them?
  • What can someone new in Marketing help with? None!

Open Discussion

  • @joelobo pitched the idea of site-type building tutorials.
    • how to create a WordPress business website.” Essentially a step-by-step walkthrough from creating a domain name right up until adding the content itself.
  • @mcdwayne asked about where it might live
    • We discussed .org and make.
    • @jesse had a similar idea to pitch on content but pitched the idea of housing links to the documents in the Dashboard and Welcome widget
  • New Cards: