Notes: Global Marketing Team meeting, 8 August 2023

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  • Attendance:

Team News

  • No team updates
  • The next coffee break will be on Thursday, 10 August, 2023 at 18:30 UTC. 

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GitHub Issues

New Issues

  • Refine Contributor Orientation Tool for the Make WP Contribute page launch in 6.3 #264
    • This is continuing past the 6.3 launch, but things are locked for now, maybe a week, to give us all some breathing room.

Open Issues

This is not a list of all issues from the Marketing Team GitHub in Slack. This is a compilation of items that had discussion in Slack during the week.

  • Marketing Team management
    • The Month in WordPress: July 2023 Edition #266
      • Could use some help to meet Aug 11 publication date
    • Prepare and post Marketing Team update for Updates channel #228
      • Still in progress
    • Familiarize yourself with the WordPress Brand Writing Style Guide #241
      • Not a contributing issue, so it needs to go into the Handbook, with a link from the GitHub issue for each 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..
    • Pages on MakeWP that show the % of WP #255
      •  Please clarify purpose of this task

  • Cross-team collaboration
    • WPPhotos Social Content Contribution Guide #239
      • nice first issue opportunity. Rather than including this in the meeting every week, should we maybe just include a bulk CTA for good first issues?
      • Non-actionable issue need to be removed from the GitHub and put in the Handbook.

Closing Soon

  • Help create a plan for short form video on Tik Tok #114  AND Develop shortform video content and related copy with Learn Team #187 
  • Add ideas to the WP Campaigns Social Content Brainstorm doc #191
  • #WP20 From Blogs to Blocks campaign #220
  • People of WordPress – Stefano Cassone #233
  • People of WordPress: Allison D #234
  • Share and help collect #WPPhotos stories #238

Recently Closed

  • None

Open Floor

  • None

Next Steps

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

Note: This post is backdated to the correct Notes posting date of August 14, 2023. Was published on September 29, 2023.

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