Notes: Global Marketing Meeting 7 July 2021

Link to the start of the meeting on the Make WordPress Marketing Slack.

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1. Welcome, introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and assist with an asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues please do join the discussion threads after the meeting and send your updates. 

2. Contributors and Notes

2A) Contributors

  1. Attendees Slack Thread
  2. New people and returners to the channel

2B) Meeting Notes

Thanks to @oglekler who drafted last week’s notes.

A reminder to check the draft notes (link can be found in this slack thread) is circulated at the meeting every week. Please review and check your ID is listed on collaborations that you have actively contributed to. 

We rely on this to update the final notes and to show where we need extra contributors and how we are having an impact on the work requested from other teams.

Rota for drafting notes: 

3) Update on the release and Collaboration

  • WordPress 5.8 RC2 was released about 12 hours ago. You can read more about it on this post.
  • No updates from Josepha and Chloe with regards to the 5.8 release.
  • In this meeting we did ongoing collaboration on social media relating to the 5.8 release
  • More details about the collaboration can be found from this slack conversation.

4) Diary dates

Next Marketing meeting

Wednesday 14 July 2021, 14:00 UTC – Global Marketing Team meeting in the #marketing channel on Slack.

Does your task need some time in the future agenda? Contact @meher and @webcommsat in the #marketing channel on Slack.

➤ How to get started?

We have a number of new contributors shadowing at the moment. So please do let us know if you would like some help.

If you were in the Marketing Team meeting and would like some extra help to get started to contribute to the project, contact @maedahbatool and @yvettesonneveld for information on future Contributors Onboarding events.

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