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From Benjamin Young <>
Subject Re: Marketing suggestion
Date Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:48:14 GMT
On 2/4/14, 6:25 PM, Noah Slater wrote:
> You interested in joining the marketing team and helping out Benjamin? :)
> Add yourself to that wiki page! Woop!

Totally missed this email. :-P Which wiki page were you wanting me to 
add myself to? :)

I'll start pwning the LinkedIn Groups with CouchDB news. Now that the 
marketing@ list is together, I think we've got a good way to route all that.

Onward! :)

> On 4 February 2014 16:12, Benjamin Young <> wrote:
>> On 1/22/14, 7:38 PM, Jens Alfke wrote:
>>> On Jan 22, 2014, at 3:23 PM, Simon Metson <> wrote:
>>>> Most recent posts are 1 post about Riak and 1 about Couchbase vs 8 about
>>>> CouchDB, related tooling or community events seems like a reasonable ratio
>>>> to me.
>>> That's weird. When I go to that page* I see 11 (eleven!) spam posts by
>>> 'Tahniyat Kazmi' about topics like "the secrets to engaging readers on
>>> Twitter", "Five texts you should never send", etc. Below that is "I am
>>> offering FREE virtual servers to help kick-start my new cloud company" by
>>> Daniele Testa (not spam, but OT). Then finally there are some actual
>>> relevant posts, but they're months old.
>>> LinkedIn is a job-networking site -- I can see it's useful to have a tag
>>> there for CouchDB so people can register their interest/knowledge, but it's
>>> beyond me why people would want to discuss it there. We already have too
>>> many actually-relevant places to discuss it, like here, SO, the G+ group. A
>>> forum that looks abandoned sends a worse message about the technology than
>>> not having one at all, IMHO.
>> Agreed on the empty forum thing...
>> There's also CouchDB Pros by @dch--which he started because the CouchDB one
>> got quite spammy (as mentioned):
>> (64 members)
>> And NoSQL Document Databases by Nuno Job:
>> (294
>> members)
>> Likely just showing up in the places where each of us has an interest/voice
>> and promoting CouchDB as something we use is good/best/awesome.
>> I do like that @couchdb on Twitter has it's own first person voice and I do
>> think continuing that in the other venues makes sense--as long as we've got
>> the interested hands to do the typing. :)
>>> --Jens
>>> *

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