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.
The weekly WordPress Marketing Team meeting will be held in the #marketing channel of the Making WordPress 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/. at Wednesday August 10, 2022 at 15:00 UTC . We publish this agenda to help anyone who is unable to join the meeting live and would like to contribute asynchronously, to help contributors follow along, and to encourage people to join and participate in the team.
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Agenda for this week’s meeting.
- Welcome to the team and visitors.
Useful links will be shared to help those new follow along in the meeting.
- Getting to know each other
a. Who is with us today – contributors attending live and asynchronously
b. Social question of the week
- Notetakers and coffee break facilitators – volunteer opportunities
– Notes from August 3, 2022 – thank you to @laurlittle, and to reviewers @lmurillom and @nalininonstopnewsuk
– Could you volunteer to draft a future meeting note? Find out more on the Volunteer call for notetakers and for hosts for the Marketing team’s bi-weekly coffee break.
- Projects and Task Updates
Marketing Team GitHub board and check-ins on cards
a. Update on WordPress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ social media accounts
b. Forthcoming WordPress releases
c. Contributor Events updates – WCUS.
Please let us know if you know of any other Contributor Events taking place that plan to have a Marketing Table.
d. Newsletters, campaigns, and event updates
- Diary/Calendar Dates
– Next week’s meeting and planning – GitHub card for August 17, 2022 (card 97)
– Follow this Google Calendar with meetings, collaborations, and social activities.
– The team lists important dates in this Forthcoming Diary Dates post.
- Open Floor
If you have any items you would like to ask to be scheduled or provide asynchronous information for Open Floor, you can add them in comments below or to this week’s GitHub card too.
We welcome items from other Make WordPress teams too.
Note: Each meeting week has its own card on the Tasks board in the WordPress Marketing Repo on GitHub. You can add suggestions for the agenda, link to updates on cards, or give an asynchronous update if you are unlikely to be able to attend a particular week’s meeting. The team works across the different timezones, and asynchronous contributions are very welcome.