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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Marketing suggestion
Date Tue, 04 Feb 2014 23:25:17 GMT
You interested in joining the marketing team and helping out Benjamin? :)

Add yourself to that wiki page! Woop!

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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Noah Slater
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