Community Engagement Plan
A breakdown of the different audiences or constituencies, when we involve them, and what information we will share with them at different stages of roll-out.
Please insert a link to the working task force and their charter and next meetings here.
Who to Engage
- Sponsoring Orgs
- Other W3C member orgs
- Grass Roots
- Well-known Web folks
- leaders within different communities
How to Engage
- Give publicity to contributors
- Promote updates made on the wiki
Actions to take:
- Teams and team leads?
- Give entry points :
- - Identify top contributors - Identify mentors to help newcomers - Identify things to do (organize by topic, by needs and by type of contribution) - Identify talking places (IRC, forum, ML, etc.)
- - Blog about what's happenning on a regular basis (see [Mozilla "State of the doc blog posts"](http://hacks.mozilla.org/category/mdn/as/title/)) - Tweet every major doc change with credit to the contributor (this could apply to any social network, not just Twitter) - Convince technical bloggers to link back to webplatform.org
- - Organize [Doc Sprints](/WPD/Doc_Sprints) - Promote events organize by contributors
- Sneak Preview: Current stewards, invited opinion leaders, interested W3 members
- Purpose: work out bugs in site; get core participants familiar
- Invitation: we’d like you to look at it and get familiar; in exchange, we’d like your help in promoting it later
- Don’t invite until we have something live to share
- Need to develop list of people to invite
- Alpha rollout: Open to the public
- Purpose: grow community, get more people contributing substantively.
- Goals, Metrics, and Mechanisms