Marketing Team Update – February 14, 2018

Our vision for the Marketing Team is to be the go-to resource on strategy and content for other WordPress teams  — that means you.

Today’s Meeting

The Marketing team used today’s slackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at meeting to focused on updates to the tasks that exist in Trello currently. It’s our intention to move away from the working meeting and move toward this update model. So big shoutout to @mcdwayne for that suggestion.

It’s good to remember that everyone that contributes on this team are volunteers. We discussed our in-progress tasks including WCUS GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. User Testing Testimonial Videos, revisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision. to the Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. Handbook, and more.

Also of note is ensuring the Marketing Slack Channel is manned during Contributor Days. @bridgetwillard is reaching out to camps individually and keeping track on a Google Sheet. WC Bangkok is this weekend and @bridgetwillard will be on Slack from 6:30pm to 8:30 PST. A volunteer is needed to cover the WC Prague time period. That Google Sheet is here.

You can read more here.

Titles and MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. Descriptions – Request from Meta

Of note is we also were asked to work with Meta on an SEO project which began last night. See Trello for more details.

Feel free to reach out to me (@gidgey on slack) or @mcdwayne if you have a project for Marketing. We will set up a TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the team uses for example: card and rally our team in Slack.