Marketing Team Update – March 7, 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 the 2/28 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.

The marketing team uses the weekly meeting to run through our 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: Cards and see what’s up. We’re growing in passion, numbers, and tasks. It’s quite rewarding right now, actually. Lots to be proud of.

It’s good to remember that everyone that contributes on this team are volunteers.

Our main update this week is that @mcdwayne is leading a Contribution Sprint with @bridgetwillard at 9am Sunday, March 11, to make a huge dent in our Handbook Copy. As a team, we believe we’ve got enough “tribal knowledge” as Dwayne puts it, to start putting that in a doc, making it easier to onboard new members and solidify our vision.

The Marketing Team has grown quite a bit since @rosso99 started it at WCEU some years ago and our hope is that our Handbook is published and ready for WCEU’s 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. this year.

By the way, if you’re thinking of participating in the Marketing team at WCEU’s Contributor Day, we’d love to have you. Myself, @mcdwayne, @jenblogs4u, and @yvettesonneveld will be there.

As always, if you have a task request please pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” either me (@gidgey on Slack) or @mcdwayne. We’ll set up a Trello card and get to work.

Our meeting notes are here.