Notes: Global Marketing Team meeting, 11 July 2023

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  • 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 #252 
  • Attendance:

Team News

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  • Social Media stats
    • Per Brett McSherry:
      • Brett is out this week so there are no stats.

GitHub Issues

New Issues

  • Develop communications materials for Contributor Mentorship Pilot Program #253

Open Issues

This section highlights issues from the Marketing Team GitHub that had discussion in Slack during the week. This is not all of the open Marketing team issues.

  • Marketing Team management
    • Update Marketing Handbooks “Get Involved” pages to improve contribution process for Marketing contributors #169
      • This needs to happen before WCUS
    • Amplification request form #140
      • @sereedmedia will push and pull the request change made that week.
  • Cross-team collaboration
    • Promote the #feature-notifications team’s Notification survey #248
      • Needs attention
    • Help Training Team develop a strategic marketing plan for promoting Learn WordPress learning pathways amplify Community cross-team promotion Training #249
      • In progress but work not due until 2024
    • Celebrating Pride Month and WordPress Diversity #240
      • Should be wrapped up since june is over
    • Promote Helping to Documentation team with Mobile Apps docs #219
      • No progress on this yet.
  • WordPress Project marketing
    • Revising the Enterprise page on (Discussion)
      • Please see
    • The Month in WordPress: June 2023 Edition #243
      • Draft will be shared soon
    • WP20 Book: Building Blocks: The Evolution of WordPress 2013-2023 #223
      • Will be closed soon
    • Showcase Guidelines and Content Moderation #221
      • weekly updates are happening in #website-redesign design about … the website redesign. The showcase is top of the list.
    • Get involved or Contribute tab for the About page — structure and the content #217
      • The content for it is almost complete and the contributor tool has been turned into a blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience..

Closing Soon

  • Add ideas to the WP Campaigns Social Content Brainstorm doc #191
  • #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks campaign #220 
  • People of WordPress: Allison D #234

Recently Closed

  • None

Open Floor

  • None

Next Steps

  • Our next meeting is 18 July, 2023 at 15:00 UTC.
  • GitHub card for the next meeting:

Note: This post is backdated to the correct Notes posting date of July 17, 2023. Was published on September 29, 2023.

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