Marketing Team Update – May 23, 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. We reiterate our mission each week so that everyone who is new to the team understands what our goals are.

For those who want to join the team, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. If you have any questions or feel lost (all of us do at some point), please feel free to 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.” any of us in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at We’re here to help guide and mentor you. We meet in Slack every Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time.

We use our weekly slack meeting to focus on updates to the tasks that currently exist in Trello.

The Create a Blog task is moving forward as the copy is approved and the wireframe has been assigned to the design team. It’s exciting to work on pages that will help 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.

We are excited about the upcoming Contributor Day at WordCamp Europe. Dwayne, Jen, Yvette and I will all be there to help assist and onboard new people with tasks.

Last Week’s Stats

The top two posts from last week are the jargon glossary and the onboarding guide for Contributor Day. This reinforces our mission to be helpful to the community at large get involved.

Marketing Stats 7 Days w/e 5/25/18

We’re Here for You

As always, if you have a task request please ping either me (@gidgey on Slack) or @mcdwayne. We’ll 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 get to work.

Our meeting notes are here.