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.
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.
- Contributor stories: becoming part of the WordPress community
- Contributor stories: getting started at WordCamps
- Contributor stories: discover your place in the global WordPress community
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.