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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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.

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