The Marketing team promotes WordPress to current and future users and contributors. We create and amplify campaigns to support the growth of the WordPress project.
What are we working on?
The team is continuing to support on a number of initiatives and tasks. The key focus is around:
- Learn WordPress
- MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. promotions
- Promoting contribution on Full Site Editing (FSE)
- WordPress Release 5.7 Questions and Answers, and joint work with other teams including CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., Community, Training, and Learn WordPress
- Supporting contributor events
- Assisting new contributors
We have lots of ways for contributors to get involved. Come to the weekly global meetings at 15:00 UTC on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. (more details below) or contribute async in the 48 hours after the meeting if this time doesn’t work for your timezone and other commitments.
Follow and share our weekly highlight of WordPress Meetup events and news on Marketing team LinkedIn Page. Keep up with the #WPDiversity and #LearnWP announcements on the 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. Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Thanks to everyone who gave input into this week’s agenda. Let us know if you have an item for next week or our longer term planning.
Global Marketing Meeting on Wednesday 17 February 2021 at 15:00 UTC in the #Marketing channel on Slack. The Notes for last week’s meeting can be found here.
2a. Attendance Thread
2b. New contributors
3. Review last week’s meeting notes and actions/task updates
4. Celebrations of Marketing Team achievements
5. Update on tasks
6. Collaboration sessions: starting at 15:15 UTC we will be working on raising awareness and understanding of Full Site Editing (FSE) within the Marketing Team and continuing some of our research. Just a reminder of the suggested preparatory reading for this session, what the FSE Outreach program is, the FAQs for the FSE Outreach program, the summary of the first call for testing for the FSE outreach program and the latest information that was shared in the meetup Newsletter for January 2021. Do please reshare/ retweet the Marketing Team’s post on LinkedIn encouraging questions on FSE and the Outreach Program.
7. Tasks for the week
8. Diary dates
9. Any other business
10. End of weekly meeting and update on collaboration sessions for rest of the week
Where I can find other information?
Updates on other tasks and previous meeting notes are in our team Google drive. The link is shared in the meeting and is pinned in our Slack channel. Summaries are posted on this blog.
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Forthcoming diary dates
There are two important meetings this week: