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Agenda: Global Marketing Meeting, 6 October 2021

The meeting will start at 14:00 UTC in the marketing channel on the Make WordPress Slack.

We include more detail and links in our agenda posts to help those who want to contribute further to the meeting in their own timezone. It also helps provide more time in meetings for collaboration work and an easier point of reference for the links. After the meeting, a link to the Slack meeting is added to this agenda to support asynchronous contribution in the 48 hours after the weekly live session.

  1. Welcome
  2. (i) Attendance – who is with us? (ii) Welcoming new people, returners and visitors to the channel
    Get involved information
    Setting up Make WordPress Slack and WordPress.org accounts
  3. Follow-ups, note taker recruitment, actions
    a) Notes links for review –  29 September 2021 (Google docs link will be re-shared in the meeting
    Previous notes: 22 September 202115 September 20218 September 2021
    b) Admin recruitment – Would you like to help with the weekly agenda links? Let us know in the Marketing 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/.. It is a great way to get to know what’s happening in the project. We continue to recruit notetakers. Come and chat about how you can join the rotas.
    c) GitHub – thanks to everyone who came to the introduction to GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ repositories and updates from the testing and pilots, the background to how we arrived at using GitHub, and our tools for our new contributors. Further sessions will be announced for October and November. The form continues to be available for expressions of interest for future sessions and to help identify attendees’ familiarity with GitHub.
  4. Updates relating to other Make Teams
    • CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.-related items (including releases, FSE, 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/)
    • Community Team
      • Month in WordPress for September 2021
      • Deadline for the 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. newsletter – next deadline for marketing, 11 October 2021
      • For information:
    • Documentation Team: new workflow for reporting issues, using a new GitHub Repository
    • Polyglot-related marketing: WordPress Translation Day 2021 running from September
      • Volunteers needed: working with photos and text for the follow-up stories
    • Training Team, cross-working with Marketing and LearnWordPress.org
  5. Collaboration/ Discussion
  6. Any other Marketing Team business
    • Onboarding videos
  7. Diary Dates

Help during meetings

If you need accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel on Slack. We will try and find ways to help. We are keen to continue to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

Weekly agenda planning

If your Make Team is working or planning something that could be shared with Marketing or have a follow-up, please let us know in the Make WordPress Slack channel on a Monday. We will be shortly sharing a new form to help teams log forthcoming interview requests.

To take part in the follow-ups and agenda planning, please share your interest in the Make WordPress Marketing Slack. You can also follow agenda planning in this developing Rolling Tasks board on the Marketing Team’s GitHub.

#learnwp#marketing#marketing-team

Agenda: Global Marketing Team Meeting, 29 September 2021

The meeting will start at 14:00 UTC in the marketing channel on the Make WordPress Slack.

We include more detail and links in our agenda posts to help those who want to contribute further to the meeting in their own timezone. It also helps provide more time in meetings for collaboration work and an easier point of reference for the links. After the meeting, a link to the Slack meeting is added to this agenda to support asynchronous contribution in the 48 hours after the weekly live session.

  1. Welcome
  2. (i) Attendance – who is with us? (ii) Welcoming new people, returners and visitors to the channel
    Get involved information
    Setting up Make WordPress Slack and WordPress.org accounts
  3. Follow-ups, note taker recruitment, actions
    a) Notes links for review – 22 September 202115 September 20218 September 2021
    b) Admin recruitment – Would you like to help with the weekly agenda links? Let us know in the Marketing 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/.. It is a great way to get to know what’s happening in the project. We continue to recruit notetakers. Come and chat about how you can join the rotas.
    c) GitHub – thanks to everyone who came to the introduction to GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ repositories and updates from the testing and pilots, the background to how we arrived at using GitHub, and our tools for our new contributors. Further sessions will be announced for October and November. The form continues to be available for expressions of interest for future sessions and to help identify attendees’ familiarity with GitHub.
  4. Updates relating to other Make Teams
    • CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.-related items (including releases, FSE, 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/)
      • Ideas slot: 5.8 and minor releases: social media amplification pack further promotion opportunities and updating
      • Request from the Testing team: support extenders make their test suites compatible with the modernization of the WordPress Core PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. Test Suites. What the changes mean and step-by-step instructions are available at: Changes to the WordPress Core PHP Test Suite (27 September). Volunteer opportunity: to help facilitate ideas on this, please do volunteer. We will add this to GitHub and link to this for the meeting]
      • For awareness:
        • Roadmap for 5.8 minor releases; Announcement of 5.8.1 release (9 September)
        • 5.9 planning round-up (3 September)
        • Implementing a webfonts API in WordPress core (29 September)
        • Creating the widget group block (22 September)
        • What’s next in Gutenberg? (Mid-September 2021)
        • Discussion from the AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) Team on improving the contrast accessibility warning in the BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor – GitHub issue
    • Community Team
      • Month in WordPress – publication 4 October 2021, deadline 2 October
      • Deadline for 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. newsletter – next deadline for marketing, 11 October 2021
      • For information:
    • Design Team: internal user information: proposed changes to the P2 Make Team blogs (16 September)
    • Documentation Team: new workflow for reporting issues, using a new GitHub Repository
  5. Collaboration/ Discussion
  6. Any other Marketing Team business
  7. Diary Dates
    • Coffee breaks resumes this week on 30 September 2021, at the new time of 18:30 UTC
    • 6 October 2021 – Marketing and Training Team collaboration on wording following the Learn WordPress Needs Assessment

Additional links and preparation for the agenda (Make WordPress Slack – Marketing).

Help during meetings

If you need accessibility or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel on Slack. We will try and find ways to help. We are keen to continue to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

Weekly agenda planning

If your Make Team is working or planning something that could be shared with Marketing or have a follow-up, please let us know in the Make WordPress Slack channel on a Monday. We will be shortly sharing a new form to help teams log forthcoming interview requests.

To take part in the follow-ups and agenda planning, please share your interest in the Make WordPress Marketing Slack. You can also follow agenda planning in this developing Rolling Tasks board on the Marketing Team’s GitHub.

Props to @webcommsat for follow-ups and the agenda preparation, to @mloncar, @lmurillo, @courane01, @hellofromtonya, @harishanker for submitting materials and discussions, and to @meher and @nalininonstopnewsuk for proofreading.

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Notes: Global Marketing meeting, 22 September 2021

Link to the start of the meeting on the Make WordPress Marketing Slack.

If you are reading these notes on a website other than the Make WordPress Marketing blog, please contact us on the #marketing channel 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/. or via the team’s blog as we may not be aware of comments you add on other sites to be able to reply or help involve you.

1. Welcome and introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and to assist with an asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues please do join the discussion threads after the meeting and send your updates. 

Get involved – starter tasks for new and returning contributors, and those who have pledged to support the team and need assistance to get started.

2. Contributors

  1. Attendees – Marketing Slack thread
  2. New people and returners to the channel – Marketing Slack thread

3. Meeting Notes

A. Last week notes

Thank you @femKreations for working on last week’s notes, and a reminder to those who have notes pending to please finish them up as soon as possible and let @lmurillom or @meher know when they’re done.

Rota for drafting notes:

B. Notes group recruitment

  • You can volunteer to contribute to notes for future meetings, please contact @lmurillom and @meher.
  • Please note that the initial draft is needed by Friday 17.00 UTC each week to help with actions and follow-ups that might be needed.

After every meeting, we now add a link to the Slack meeting at the top of the weekly agenda on the P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. (the Make Marketing Team blog).

C. GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ 

We are moving tasks to this tool, and you can start following them on GitHub.

If you need accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel on Slack. We will try and find ways to help. We are keen to continue to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

4. Updates relating to other Make Teams

A. CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. (including releases, FSE)

B. Community

  • WPDiversity events in September 2021 in India (Links for social promotion)
  • Recordings and text from the ‘Creating a Welcoming and Diverse Space’ part 1 and part 2
  • 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. newsletter – next deadline for marketing, 11 October 2021
  • Month in WordPress – publication 4 October 2021, deadline 2 October (TBC)

C. Documentation

  • Documentation team has a new workflow for reporting issues, using a new GitHub Repository
  • The newsletter contribution tasks will be on GitHub where you can find more about what is happening.

D. Polyglot-related marketing: WordPress Translation Day running from 1 to 30 September 2021

E. Training team and LearnWP

Update via: @courane01

5. Any other Marketing Team business

  1. Onboarding Videos
  • @OGlekler has been working on these and liaising with contributors who have been exploring how we update items where items have changed.
  • @OGlekler is also working on social media updates relating to this.
  • Task volunteers call: Come and help how we promote these during WPTranslationDay.
  1. Showcase

Update via: @webcommcast

  • We have added the previous background on the Showcase update to GitHub. @harryjackson1221 will be reviewing this and making some suggestions for next steps in terms of how we can recruit contributors to give the time that is needed to this.
  • If you are a previous contributor that has worked on this and have any additional documents that could go in the folders, please let us know or join the card on GitHub.
  • Task volunteers call: If you are a previous contributor that has worked on this and have any additional documents that could go in the folders, please let us know or join the card on GitHub.
  1. People of WordPress

Update on behalf of @meher

  • Two articles are almost ready and waiting for final approval. One needs photographs. We had aimed for the article on a WordPresser who is also an active translator and GTEGeneral Translation Editor General Translation Editor – One of the polyglots team leads in a geographic region https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/teams/. Further information at https://make.wordpress.org/polyglots/handbook/glossary/#general-translation-editor., we hope will be published during WPTranslationDay.
  1. Social Media Promotions  (#WPDiversity, #WPTranslationDay, #OnlineWPMeetup)
  • You can find updates on GitHub in the rolling tasks repository.
  • Task volunteers call: You can join in the task groups working on these. Mention @lmurillom in the channel if you would like to volunteer and have experience of writing social media for an organization or campaigns on different channels. Photo editing skills are also needed.
  1. Contributing Ladder

Update via: @yvettesonneveld

  • A group of team reps and long term contributors had a meeting last week with Josepha, the members of her team working on WordPress.org marketing related tasks and projects.
  • The goal of this meeting was to take inventory of contributions that are currently or could potentially be carried out by members of our global team. In addition to inventorizing, the idea is to map contributions to so-called stages of volunteer engagement.
  • That way, we will be better equipped to match tasks with contributors, which will hopefully improve the contributor experience and contributor retention. Once the tasks are mapped to stages of engagement, a next step will be documenting procedures for as many of the recurring tasks as possible.
  • We are in the final stages of planning a follow-session to continue working on  this. If you would like to learn more about the stages of volunteer engagement, please check out this talk from Josepha

6. Diary dates

Upcoming Diary Dates are in this dedicated post

Agenda: Global Marketing Team Meeting, 22 September 2021

[Update: link to the start of the meeting on the Make WordPress Marketing 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/.]

Additional links and preparation for the agenda (Slack – Marketing)

  1. Welcome
  2. (i) Attendance – who is with us? (ii) Welcoming new people, returners and visitors to the channel
    Get involved information
    Setting up Make WordPress Slack and WordPress.org accounts
  3. Follow-ups, note taker recruitment, actions
    a) Notes links for review – notes from 15 September 2021, 8 September 2021
    b) Admin recruitment – Would you like to help with the weekly agenda links? Let us know in the Marketing Slack. It is a great way to get to know what’s happening in the project. We continue to recruit notetakers. Come and chat about how you can join the rotas.
    c) GitHub – thanks to everyone who came to the introduction to GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ repositories, what will be updated based on the testing and pilots, and the background to how we got there and our tools for our new contributors. Further sessions will be announced for October and November. We will keep the form available for people to be added to future sessions which will be run around attendees’ familiarity with GitHub.
  4. Updates relating to other Make Teams: 
  5. Any other Marketing Team business
    • Contributing ladder
    • Onboarding videos
    • Showcase
    • People of WordPress
  6. Diary Dates
    • Coffee breaks resume on 30 September 2021, 18:30 UTC

If you need accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel on Slack. We will try and find ways to help. We are keen to continue to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

Thanks to @webcommsat, @meher, and @lmurillo for contributing items for the agenda and liaising with other teams.

Notes: Global Marketing Meeting, 15 September 2021

If you are reading these notes on a website other than the Make WordPress Marketing blog, please contact us on the #marketing channel 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/. or via the team’s blog as we may not be aware of comments you add on other sites to be able to reply or help involve you.

Help info for new contributors – For actions listed below, some of the items go direct to the discussion on Slack. If you are having problems with accessing Slack, you can add your interest in volunteering on this post. There are also videos to help you set up a Slack account to contribute to WordPress.

1. Welcome, introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and to assist with an asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues please do join the discussion threads after the meeting and send your updates. 

Get involved – starter tasks for new and returning contributors, and those who have pledged to support the team and need assistance to get started.

2. Contributors

  1. Attendees Slack Thread
  2. New people and returners to the channel slack thread
    1. Get involved information
    2. Setting up Make WordPress Slack and WordPress.org accounts
    3. Examples of starter tasks
    4. Section ‘Get started’ on GitHub 

3. Meeting Notes

a. Latest Notes

Notes are published on the Marketing Team blog. Team members can also check the draft each week in our Notes Document for review on our Google Drive. Thank you @majaloncar for working on last week’s notes.

A reminder to those who have notes pending to please finish them up as soon as possible and let @lmurillom or @meher know when they’re done.

Rota for drafting notes:

b. Notes group recruitment

  • You can volunteer to contribute to notes for future meetings, please contact @lmurillom and @meher.
  • Please note that the initial draft is needed by Friday 17.00 UTC each week to help with actions and follow-ups that might be needed.

After every meeting, we now add a link to the Slack meeting at the top of the weekly agenda on the P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at https://make.wordpress.org/. ( Make Marketing Team blog).

C. GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ 

We are moving tasks to this tool, and you can start following them there. @vimes1984 and @webcommsat will be doing a demo of the key areas, the results of the pilot, and background for new contributors on the tools and how we reached the new setup.

All are welcome to attend on 17 September 2021 at 4.00 pm / 16:00 UTC. Please let us know if you will be joining and your familiarity with GitHub to help prepare the live session, by filling out the signup form shared on Slack. [Update]: Session completed.

D. AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) support

If you need accessibility or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel on Slack. We will try and find ways to help. We are keen to continue to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

4. Updates relating to other Make Teams

a. Documentation

Update via: @milana_cap

  • The Documentation team has a new workflow for reporting issues with documentation. Any and all issues go to their new GitHub repository. Check it out! 
  • They hope to make the Getting Involved process easier with this move. 

B. CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. (including releases, FSE)

Update via: @annezazu, @webcommsat, @cbringmann, @meher 

C. Polyglots

Update via: @webcommsat, @webtechpooja @nalininonstopnewsuk

  • Local events: 16 Local events have been submitted so far, and 5 of them are scheduled for this week for various locales.
  • WPTD social for local events and local organizer badges/ nominations. Please add your nomination to this form and deadline for this is 30 Sep 2021
  • If you are running a translation event, please share photos so we can use them for promotions. Please get permission from everyone present before taking the photo.
  • For WordPress Translation Day 2021, we will host global events from 17 September to 30 September 2021. These events will be held in English, and anyone is welcome. Please read the Global Events post for more details
  • All the global events will be streamed on YouTube, and @webcommsat and @evarlese will be part of the sessions. Thanks to everyone involved in making these happen and those running the green room.
  • Please follow the WPTranslation Day social accounts to get updates on all the events: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram

D. Training

Update via: @courane01

The Training team continues to seeking additional help as the team grows:

  • Welcome and Support Flow Wranglers. Would you like to help new team members during the meeting get access to write recap notes? Answer form inboxes? Please reply to the Slack thread if you’d like to volunteer.
  • Badges & learner achievements for courses – still open for comments, leave yours!
  • WP Translation Days. On Sept 29 at 10.00am UTC, the Training team will come together to translate content on LearnWP – join in. Thanks to @webtechpooja, 85% of LearnWP site functionality is translated to Hindi!
  • Automattic sponsored a UXUX UX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. audit on LearnWP recently. The results are in! Please leave feedback or comments on the post. The Marketing team will collaborate with Training on copy regarding some terms.

E. Community

Update via:  @jillbinder, @nalininonstopnewsuk, @lmurillom

  • WPDiversity: The video recordings “Creating a Welcoming and Diverse Space” Part 1 and Part 2 from the Allyship workshop are available online for you to watch on your own time. 
  • The Community team is looking for some fresh Tuesday Trainings content, and volunteers to write posts. If you’re not familiar with the series, please take a look at past Tuesday Trainings posts and if you’re interested, reply to the Slack thread

5. Any other Marketing Team business

a. Social Media Promotions

Update via: @lmurillom

Thank you to those who amplified the posts we’ve put up on social media in the past week!  

Actions:

6. Diary dates

Upcoming Diary Dates are in this dedicated post

Please note that we are changing the coffee break timing.

5 people respond to the change of time for the coffee break. 

Taking that into consideration we are going to go ahead and have our coffee breaks on the second and last Thursday of the month each month at 18.30 UTC.

For the month of September, the next coffee break is scheduled for 30 Sep at 18.30 UTC and will be facilitated by @meher and @nicholas 

#marketing, #marketing-team

Notes: Global Marketing Meeting, 8 September 2021

If you are reading these notes on a website other than the Make WordPress Marketing blog, please contact us on the #marketing channel 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/. or via the team’s blog as we may not be aware of comments you add on other sites to be able to reply or help involve you.

Help info for new contributors – For actions listed below, some of the items go direct to the discussion on Slack. If you are having problems with accessing Slack, you can add your interest in volunteering on this post. There are also videos to help you set up a Slack account to contribute to WordPress.

1. Welcome, Introduction

These summary notes focus on key items and actions from the meeting and to assist with an asynchronous contribution to the Global Marketing Team. For those unable to attend a meeting due to timezone issues please do join the discussion threads after the meeting and send your updates. 

Get involved – starter tasks for new and returning contributors, and those who have pledged to support the team and need assistance to get started.

2. Contributors

  1. Attendees Slack Thread
  2. New people and returners to the channel

3. Meeting Notes

a. Notes links for review

Last week’s notes can be read on this P2 post. Thank you @OGlekler for working on last week’s notes, and a reminder to those who have notes pending to please finish them up as soon as possible and let @lmurillom or @meher know when they’re done.

Rota for drafting notes:

b. Notes group recruitment

  • You can volunteer to contribute to notes for future meetings, please contact @lmurillom and @meher.
  • Please note that the initial draft is needed by Friday 17.00 UTC each week to help with actions and follow-ups that might be needed.
  • After every meeting, we now add a link to the Slack meeting at the top of the weekly agenda on the p2 (make Marketing Team blog).

c. GitHub 

Update from: @meher

  • We are moving tasks from TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the make.wordpress.com/marketing team uses for example: https://trello.com/b/8UGHVBu8/wp-marketing. to this GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/, and you can start following them there. There will be a demo on 17 September 2021 at 16:00 UTC. 
  • We will be running the session live in response to feedback from contributors about the type of help they would like. Please register using this form to attend this session.

Actions:

  • We need testers and people who can write usage documents for the wiki. Please reply in this slack thread.
  • If you are more familiar with tasks in the team or have been facilitating a task, can you help with the migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. of the files to GitHub and set up ‘how-to’ information? Please reply in the thread

If you need accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel on Slack. We will try and find ways to help. We are keen to continue to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

4. Updates relating to other Make Teams

a. Documentation

Update from: @milana_cap

  • Docs has a new way for reporting issues with docs. @milana_cap will publish a post about it so it can be shared with other teams.

B. CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. (including releases, FSE)

Update from: @annezazu and @webcommsat  

C. Polyglots

Update from: @webcommsat, @webtechpooja @nalininonstopnewsuk

  • WordPress Translation Day runs from 1 to 30 September 2021
  • Call for Nominations
  • Call for Local Event organisers
  • Local mini-events for #WPTranslationDay are being added to this page
  • Global events for WordPress Translation Day
  • An email campaign to raise awareness amongst 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. organizers has been sent.

D. Training

Update from: @azhiyadev 

E. Community

Update from:  @webcommsat @jillbinder @dansoschin

5. Any other Marketing Team business

A. Onboarding

Update from: @oglekler

Actions: 

  • If you can help with a language that is not in this playlist, contact @oglekler to find out how to get started contributing in your own language.

B. Social Media Promotions

Update from: @lmurillom

  • Thank you to those who amplified the posts we’ve put up on social media in the past week!  

Actions:

C. Contributor Ladder/ Journey

Update from: @webcommsat

  • The Team reps and projects and actions group have a collaboration session with the new sponsored contributors from Automattic next week.

Actions:

  • If you are new to the team and would like to join one of the team’s introductory or collaboration sessions,please let us know in this slack thread, and we will share dates of future events with you.
  • The contributor ladder/ journey working document is in GitHub in the Mapping board. Please do add your comments.  

6. Diary dates

Please note this week there will be no coffee break as we are reviewing everyone’s preferred dates and times.

Upcoming Diary Dates are in this dedicated post

A reminder about our Google Calendar with meetings, collaborations, and social activities.

Thank you to @webcommsat for facilitating the meeting and everyone who attended.

#marketing, #marketing-team

Agenda: Global marketing meeting 15 September 2021

Update: link to beginning of the meeting on the 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/. in the Marketing Channel

  1. Welcome
  2. (i) Attendance (ii) New people and returners to the channel
    Get involved information
    Setting up Make WordPress Slack and WordPress.org accounts
    Examples of starter tasks
  3. Follow-ups, note taker recruitment, actions
    a) Notes links for review
    b) Notes group recruitment
    c) GitHub – we are moving tasks to this tool, and you can start following them there. There will be a demo on 17 September 2021 at 4.00pm UTC. Please let us know if you will be joining and your familiarity with GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ to help prepare the live session.
  4. Updates relating to other Make Teams: 
    • Community
      • Allyship workshop recordings part 1 and part 2
      • The community team is looking for some fresh Tuesday Trainings content and volunteers to write blog posts. See slack thread.
    • Documentation team has a new workflow for reporting issues, using a new GitHub Repository
    • Polyglot-related marketing: WordPress Translation Day running from 1 to 30 September 2021
      • WPTD social for local events
      • Global events promo’s
      • Call for photos
  5. Any other Marketing Team business
  6. Diary Dates
    • Please note this week there will be no coffee break as we are still reviewing everyone’s preferred dates and times.

If you need accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel on Slack. We will try and find ways to help. We are keen to continue to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

Thanks to @webcommsat and @lmurillo for working on items for the agenda and liaising with other teams. Thanks to @meher and @yvettesonneveld for following up on notes and actions.

Agenda: Global marketing meeting 8 September 2021

Update: link to the start of the meeting which took place in the Make WordPress Marketing 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/.

  1. Welcome
  2. (i) Attendance (ii) New people and returners to the channel
    Get involved information
    Setting up Make WordPress Slack and WordPress.org accounts
    Examples of starter tasks
  3. Follow-ups, note taker recruitment, actions
    a) Notes links for review
    b) Notes group recruitment
    c) GitHub – we are moving tasks to this tool, and you can start following them there. There will be a demo on 17 September 2021 at 4.00pm UTC. Please let us know if you will be joining and your familiarity with GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ to help prepare the live session.
  4. Updates relating to other Make Teams: 
  5. Any other Marketing Team business
    • Social Media Promotions (#WPDiversity, #WPTranslationDay, #OnlineWPMeetup)
    • 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. US 2021
  6. Diary Dates
    • Please note this week there will be no coffee break as we are reviewing everyone’s preferred dates and times.

If you need accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) or language support to participate in any of our work and meetings, please let one of the team reps know in the marketing channel on Slack. We will try and find ways to help. We are keen to continue to try and help and promote inclusion and diversity in the team.

Thanks to @webcommsat and @lmurillo for working on items for the agenda and liaising with other teams. Thanks to @meher for following up on notes and actions.