Who are we?

The Marketing Team markets WordPress and its community to the wider world. The Marketing Team aims to continuously get a feel for how the platform is perceived in the community and how it could be improved.

WordPress is a an open-source publication platform. That means that the software is developed, maintained, and supported by a warm and welcoming group of volunteers. the WordPress software offers near-unlimited options for customization.

Does the WordPress Project need Marketing? Does the WordPress Project need Marketing?

The short answer is: yes.

WordPress has grown to more than 30% market share because of its ease of use and its powerful feature set. Competitors, both commercial and open-source, are marketing themselves aggressively, though. WordPress needs a response to that. Marketing has always happened, the Marketing team strives to make more of that marketing fit with an overall strategy.

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Who is the marketing team? Who is the marketing team?

The Make WordPress global marketing team consists of people who are passionate about WordPress. Our contributors work in social media, digital marketing, analytics, and other related fields. We’re writers. We’re analysts. We’re communicators. We crave data and we love learning about human behavior.

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How can you get involved? How can you get involved?

We welcome everyone who wants to help market WordPress to the wider world. You can read more about how to get involved here.

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How do you get a badge? How do you get a badge?

There are two ways to earn a Marketing Contributor badge:

  • You have actively contributed to one of the Marketing Team projects at any WordPress Contributors Day.
  • You have been actively involved in at least six virtual meetings.

If you meet either one of those criteria, please request membership of the Marketing Contributors Group on this page. As soon as your request has been approved by one of the team reps, your badge will appear on your 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/ profile page.

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When does the Global Marketing Team meet? When does the Global Marketing Team meet?

We meet at each Wednesday. Time zones and daylight savings time makes that the meeting time in UTC shifts a few times a year. Please check our actual meeting time at the top of this page. We meet in the #marketing 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/. Channel.