Agenda: Global Marketing Team 6 January 2021

Change in meeting time

Following feedback and surveys, we are changing the Global Marketing meeting time to 15:00 UTC until 31 March 2021.

From 31 March 2021 until 31st October 2021 we will shift back to 14:00 UTC to accommodate as many people as possible.

From 3 November 2021 onwards we will go back to 15:00 UTC.

What are we working on?

The team is continuing to support Learn WordPress, follow-ups on Polyglots items, MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. promotions, promoting the latest WordPress release, and more.

We have lots of ways for contributors to get involved. Come to the weekly global meetings at 15:00 UTC on 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/. (more details below) or contribute async in the 48 hours after the meeting if this time does not work for your timezone and other commitments.

Contributor support sessions for early 2021 – open to those returning to the team and wanting a refresher and to those who have pledged to contribute under Five for the Future.

Follow and share our weekly highlight of WordPress Meetup events and news on Marketing team LinkedIn Page. Keep up with the #WPDiversity and #LearnWP announcements on the 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. Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Agenda

Thanks to @yvettesonneveld, @webcommsat, @meher and @lmurillom for working on the agenda for this week with input from the wider team. Let us know if you have an item for next week.

Global Marketing Meeting on Wednesday 6 January 2020 at 15:00 UTC in the #Marketing channel on Slack.

1. Welcome
2a. Attendance Thread
2b. New contributors
3. Review last week’s meeting notes and actions/task updates
4. Update on tasks
5. Contribute for social media posts to promote the Induction sessions
6. Tasks for the week and AOB
7. End of weekly meeting

Where I can find other information?

Updates on other tasks and previous meeting notes are in our Google doc. The link is shared in the meeting and is pinned in our Slack channel. Summaries are being posted on the blog, access has recently been re-established to enable this.

Marketing Team homepage

WordPress Quarter 3 2020 Update

Induction Session for new and returning Contributors

We have planned four induction sessions planned for both newer contributors and those who have been in the team for some team but need more assistance to help them contribute.

In order to be a part of all the induction sessions, please keep note of the following dates:

  • Session 1: Tuesday 19 January 2021, at 11:00 am UTC
  • Session 2: Tuesday 2 February 2021, at 11:00 am UTC
  • Session 3: Tuesday 16 February 2021, at 11:00 am UTC
  • Session 4: Tuesday 2 March 2021, at 11:00 am UTC

We would truly appreciate all the participants to sign-up for the session.

Thank you to @maedahbatool, @yvettesonneveld, @webcommsat and @OGlekler for working on the induction and introduction support.

Forthcoming diary dates

If you need accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel. We are keen to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

Wednesday 6 January 2021, 14:00 UTC, in the Marketing Channel on Make WordPress Slack.

Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 05:00 UTC and 20:00 UTC – Dev Chat in #Core Slack channel

There will be no virtual coffee break this Thursday as there are two 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/ meetings which involve the marketing team members on that day. Thank you for your understanding.

Induction session dates are above.

#marketing, #onlinewpmeetup

Notes: Global Marketing meeting 23 December 2020

Introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and to assist with an asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues, please do join the discussion threads and tasks on Trello after the meeting and send your updates. 

Attendees Slack Thread

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#5-6-release, #learn-wordpress, #learnwp, #marketing, #onlinewpmeetup, #wpdiversity, #wprelease

Notes: Global Marketing meeting 16 December 2020

Introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and to assist with an asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues, please do join the discussion threads and tasks on Trello after the meeting and send your updates. 

Attendees Slack Thread

Continue reading

#learn-wordpress, #learnwp, #marketing, #onlinewpmeetup, #wprelease

Agenda: Global Marketing Team 23 December 2020

What are we working on?

The team is continuing to support Learn WordPress, Polyglots survey findings, and promoting the latest WordPress release.

We have lots of ways for contributors to get involved. Come to the weekly global meetings at 14:00 UTC on 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/. (more details below) or contribute async in the 48 hours after the meeting if this time does not work for your timezone and other commitments.

Contributor support sessions for early 2021 – open to those returning to the team and wanting a refresher and to those who have pledged to contribute under Five for the Future.

Follow and share our weekly highlight of WordPress MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. events and news on Marketing team LinkedIn Page. Keep up with the #WPDiversity and #LearnWP announcements on the 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. Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Agenda

Thanks to @meher and @lmurillom for working on the agenda for this week with input from the team. Let us know if you have an item for next week.

Global Marketing Meeting on Wednesday 23 December 2020 at 14:00 UTC in the #Marketing channel on Slack.

  1. Welcome
  2. Attendance Thread
  3. Review last week’s meeting notes and actions/task updates
  4. Updates and celebrating significant achievements and updates
  5. End of weekly meeting
Continue reading

#marketing, #marketing-agenda

Help us promote Learn WordPress

It is live! Come and discover Learn WordPress – it’s here, free to users and contributors, and growing every week. We will be publishing materials to help contributors, Meetups, WordCamps and more promote the Learn WordPress platform. We will also be making available social media posts and graphics which you can use throughout the campaign.

You can discover more in the Learn WordPress launch post. In the clip below, WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg introduced this new resource during the State of the WordState of the Word This is the annual report given by Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress at WordCamp US. It looks at what we’ve done, what we’re doing, and the future of WordPress. https://wordpress.tv/tag/state-of-the-word/. 2020 event.

There are so many ways you can use this free resource. You can attend a Learn WordPress workshop and follow it up with a discussion group in your local Meetup. Or you can schedule an online learning party, perhaps based on a workshop theme, and then run a short discussion.

In addition, you can apply to organize workshops or facilitate discussion groups directly on the online resource.

Share the Learn WordPress resource

If you would like to help with promoting or featuring this new on-demand WordPress training platform, let us know in the Marketing channel on the Make WordPress 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/.. You can also like, share and show your support for all the contributors through the social channels below.

WordCamp on Twitter

WordCamp on Facebook

WordPress Events on Twitter

WordPress Events on Facebook

Make WordPress Marketing Team on LinkedIn

You can listen to the stories of those who have been involved in creating and developing Learn WordPress on its playlist at the WordPress Marketing Team’s channel on YouTube

Help make #LearnWP better together!

#learn-wordpress