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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Marketing suggestion
Date Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:06:34 GMT
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
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>



-- 
Noah Slater
https://twitter.com/nslater

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