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From Benjamin Young <byo...@bigbluehat.com>
Subject Re: Marketing suggestion
Date Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:36:33 GMT
Done and done.

Also added the CouchDB Pros to that list.
http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4547164

On 2/10/14, 4:06 PM, Noah Slater wrote:
> This one:
>
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Marketing
>
> I am currently in talks with LinkedIn to get control of the CouchDB group.
>
> On 10 February 2014 17:48, Benjamin Young <byoung@bigbluehat.com> wrote:
>> 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 <byoung@bigbluehat.com> wrote:
>>>> On 1/22/14, 7:38 PM, Jens Alfke wrote:
>>>>> On Jan 22, 2014, at 3:23 PM, Simon Metson <simon@cloudant.com>
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):
>>>> http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4547164 (64 members)
>>>>
>>>> And NoSQL Document Databases by Nuno Job:
>>>> http://www.linkedin.com/groups/NoSQL-Document-Databases-2991253 (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
>>>>>
>>>>> * http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2006181&goback=%2Egmr_2006181
>>>>
>>>
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