Global WordPress Marketing Team meeting – 22 July 2020

For diary dates for the coming week, please view section at the end of this post.

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 22 July 2020 at 14:00 UTC in the Global WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at #marketing channel.

  1. Welcome, attendance, notes (including a review of draft summaries and actions in the Google document)
  2. Quick peek in our daily lives
  3. A special welcome to new attendees


Task, working groups and team celebration

4. Celebration time – let’s celebrate our WordPress Marketing accomplishment! 
This will be combined with highlights from last week’s collaborations to allow us more time for collaboration work.

Summaries of tasks from the last week (Make WordPress Marketing Slack)

5. Onboarding videos 

6. Staying Connected events and activities


7. Collaboration time

  • Marketing the Tide Team – ongoing collaboration from last week which will be led by @mikerbg. Next week, we will also be collaborating on this area during the meeting. We will be using Google Meet with live captioning, Slack and Google Docs.
  • After our weekly meeting on Slack
    15:15 UTC
     (after the main part of the marketing meeting)
    This will be video conferencing call to continue work on a number of follow up tasks from the meetings and contributing events.

Diary dates

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Monday 20 July 2020, 10:00 UTC (changed time for this week) Planning meeting

Tuesday 28 July 2020 – 13:00 UTC – follow ups on diversity working group event marketing and Q&As relating to 5.5 release.

Tuesday 28 July 2020 – 14:00 UTC – gathering comments on HelpHub recategorization relating to Q&A and ‘how to’ marketing / communications information

Wednesday 29 July 2020, 14:00 UTC Global Marketing Team Meeting 
with the third session collaborating on the Tide team.
This will be followed by 15:15 UTC meeting on video continuing collaborations/ sub meetings.

Thursday 30 July 2020, 19:30 UTC – Virtual Coffee Break on video conferencing

Date TBC Q&As for developers/ Meetups for WordPress 5.5

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