Marketing team update, 2 June 2020

Some of the highlights from the Marketing Team in the last few weeks are:

  • more than 40 introduction sessions
  • 10 videos to help with onboarding or showcasing the community
  • multiple projects and campaigns planning
  • support to new and longer-term contributors
  • planning support to contributor events
  • marketing skills sessions and training

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. marketing and promotions survey

We are trialling a survey to help WordPress Meetups with their marketing. If you are a Meetup organizer, we would value your time in completing this form. Thanks to those who provided feedback during the last few weeks.

#ContributorStory

This campaign continues and features are currently appearing on 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. Europe 2020’s website and its social channels. Please support it and celebrate the contributors who make WordPress. Thanks to Abha Thakor and Helen Odia for the latest editions and to the contributors featured.

More updates soon about how you can nominate a contributor for the next series.

Onboarding videos and preparation for WCEU

You can find our videos to help attendees set up a 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/ and 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/. accounts for WordCamp Europe (WCEU) 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/.. A number of translated commentaries and captions are being added.

More long term versions for WordPress.tv and the Contributor Day Handbook on GitHub will be made after WCEU. Thanks to everyone who has been involved in making these. Let us know if you have presenting experience and can help with translating and recording voiceovers in other languages.

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Marketing Team update – 22 April 2020


In the team we are:

  • working on how people can contribute to the Marketing Team at 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. Europe’s online 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. in June 2020
  • supporting Online WordPress Meetups together with the Community Team. If you are organizing an online 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., do use #OnlineWPMeetup to help us support you
  • working on documents for the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team to highlight the work of the releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. team and component maintainers
  • continuing to work with WCEU Contributing Team on contributor stories and onboarding guides
  • rolling out a package of support for team members during the public health emergency and helping them to keep connected. This includes Virtual Coffee Breaks and informal ways to show how the team continues to contribute to the global WordPress project. For example, a photo mosaic
  • continuing to provide ways for newer contributors to get involved. This includes running collaboration sessions to help people contribute ideas, learn more about the tools and work of the project, and find ways to get involved.
  • You can find out more about the work of the Marketing Team at https://make.wordpress.org/marketing/

    Come and join our meetings 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/. on Wednesdays at 14:00 UTC.

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