Notes: Global Marketing Team meeting, 16 May 2023

Please add any comments on the related Marketing Tasks GitHub issue or in the #marketing channel on the Make WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

  • This meeting was organized on GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. card #224 
  • Attendance:

Team News

  • The #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks campaign continues! Please join in! We are on Day 8.
  • Team RepTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. @Santana.Inniss is still out on leave.  
  • @Reyes Martínez  will be leading the Marketing Team Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. table at WCEU
  • There will be a Marketing table at 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. Sylhet, Bangladesh on 20th May lead by sunitarai and Mumtahina Faguni
  • We are discussing the name and revising the plan for the coffee breaks. We are considering calling them collaboration sessions and having them be a place to collaborate on existing marketing team tickets or topics. (Share your thoughts on #137)

WordPress Publications 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. social media updates

  • Social Media stats
    • Per Brett McSherry: Going to be a bit delayed in getting these performance numbers up this week. I am having issues with Sprout populating Twitter performance numbers which is a large part of our overall community base in social. I will try to get these numbers async as soon as I can get the Twitter issue resolved.

GitHub Issues

New Issues

  • Prepare and post Marketing Team update for Updates channel #228
    • Team reps need to begin doing this. Has not been done since 2020.

Open Issues

  • Marketing Team management
    • Adds marketing-specific issue templates #213 AND Amplification request form #140
      • @jpantani has requested we create some materials around using Pull Requests for marketing text, and we thought it would be a good idea to have that be the next collaboration session topic. 
  • WordPress Project marketing
    • Get involved or Contribute tab for the About page — structure and the content #217
      • look at the current text and how it looks in the current PR. Feedback is welcome in the Google Doc draft.
      • no deadline yet, but we need to move to get ready for 6.3. 

Closing Soon

  • None

Open Floor

  • None

Next Steps

Our next meeting is 23 May, 2023 at 15:00 UTC.

  • GitHub card for the next meeting:

Note: This post is backdated to the correct Notes posting date of May 22, 2023. Was actually posted on July 2, 2023. – Sé

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