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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Lena says hi // The CouchDB weekly news
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:22:13 GMT

On 25 Mar 2014, at 06:00 , Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Lena!
> 
> Welcome! And thanks for resurrecting weekly news idea(: It was before,
> but with only single issue: http://couchdbweekly.com/ - may be it'll
> be good idea to ping @dch about to host or mirror the news there (for
> the great seo!).

I’d say we just forward that domain to the blog. We should’t have too
many places to post stuff.

Best
Jan
--



> 
>> I'll also subscribe to dev@, hoping to get some insights there, too.
> 
> Btw, user@ sometimes becomes also interesting place, where announces
> happens. Yesterday there was started yet another thread about CouchDB
> on Healthcare and there are mentioned few more projects and companies
> that are used CouchDB for that case. Probably, it could be good idea
> to ping these guys to let them tell more about their experience with
> CouchDB: that could be interesting for another post to blog and weekly
> news (;
> 
> Also, don't miss our G+ community where we post about some articles
> and releases: https://plus.google.com/communities/112687873154936256826
> Sure, probably all these stuff is available on Twitter (via NoSQL
> Weekly News for instance), but just for case (;
> 
> --
> ,,,^..^,,,
> 
> 
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 10:50 PM, Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com> wrote:
>> Great, thank you!
>> I'll also subscribe to dev@, hoping to get some insights there, too.
>> 
>> On 24.03.2014, at 17:18, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Welcome Lena! I'm going to post a short notice to the user@ and dev@
>>> lists asking people to forward news-worth links and info to this list.
>>> 
>>> On 24 March 2014 11:17, Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:
>>>> On 24 March 2014 11:04, Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi Any, hi Garren,
>>>>> 
>>>>> thanks for the warm welcome!
>>>>> 
>>>>> @Andy - this looks really useful, thanks for sharing! I'm currently trying
>>>>> to deal with the tons of CouchDB-related information I'm currently getting,
>>>>> and I'm sure this doc helps :)
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> cool :)
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> @Garren - easiest may be email (lena@thehoodiefirm.com) or on Twitter
>>>>> (@ffffux) :)
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> erm I suggest to use the mailinglist here (marketing@couchdb.apache.org).
I
>>>> guess Lena has already subscribed. Then we have everything at one place and
>>>> shared ...
>>>> 
>>>> I hope that is ok for everybody :)
>>>> 
>>>> Cheers
>>>> 
>>>> Andy
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 24.03.2014, at 11:02, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi Lena,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> This is great. I think a Couchdb weekly will work really well. How
would
>>>>> be the best way to send you links or information. I work on Fauxton (the
>>>>> new Couchdb web UI), and it would be nice to let you know when we add
new
>>>>> feature thats worth telling the larger community about.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> cheers
>>>>>> Garren
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 24 Mar 2014, at 11:41 AM, Lena Reinhard <lena@thehoodiefirm.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I'm Lena, a Berlin-based writer and photographer and working
on
>>>>> Hoodie's (hood.ie) marketing and communications for one year now.
>>>>> Besides, I'm helping out with marketing for various conferences like
>>>>> Reject.js, Nodecopter and CSSConf EU.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I got into CouchDB via Jan L. and Noah who also came up with
the idea
>>>>> to start a "CouchDB weekly news" collection on the CouchDB blog. And
this
>>>>> is what I'd like to share my thoughts on with you.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> THE IDEA
>>>>>>> The idea is to give everyone who's interested a weekly-issued,
short
>>>>> overview of what is happening in the CouchDB universe - including all
(or
>>>>> at least the most) important things that have been going on in the past
>>>>> week.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> THE WHY AND HOW
>>>>>>> I've been doing a similar weekly link collection for Hoodie's
blog for
>>>>> almost one year now (find all posts here:
>>>>> http://blog.hood.ie/category/tgif-weekly-reading-recommendations/ ).
It
>>>>> helped us a lot in a few ways: after a few weeks, people started asking
for
>>>>> it when we couldn't post it once. It also helps us reach more people,
>>>>> spread our own content better and all in all we got a lot of very good
>>>>> feedback. People tell us they're looking forward to these posts each
week.
>>>>>>> And I think, in general and based on all the things Noah and
Jan told
>>>>> me about the CouchDB community, that it could be possible to reach
>>>>> something similar for CouchDB, too. Due to the different community
>>>>> structure, the CouchDB weekly news will be far more tech-focussed than
the
>>>>> ones I'm doing for Hoodie. My work on this will be supported by Cloudant;
>>>>> Jan and Noah have already agreed to give me general feedback, especially
in
>>>>> the first weeks.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I'm aiming to dive deeper into what's happening in the CouchDB
>>>>> community for reasons of personal curiosity and interest; and I'm
>>>>> definitely hoping to support your work on CouchDB's Marketing with this
in
>>>>> the long term. I'll also aim for supporting CouchDB's marketing with
other
>>>>> work besides these "weekly news", I'll try to keep track of the things
I
>>>>> can do via this mailing list and also stay in contact with Noah :)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> THE SCHEDULE
>>>>>>> - release: weekly on thursdays at 11am UTC on CouchDB's blog
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> THE STRUCTURE + CONTENT
>>>>>>> - similar to
>>>>> https://blogs.apache.org/cloudstack/entry/apache_cloudstack_weekly_news_42
>>>>>>>    - Major discussions on mailing lists, blogs, a short summary
of
>>>>> discussions in the weekly CouchDB meeting and around
>>>>>>>    - News in the universe
>>>>>>>    - Releases
>>>>>>>    - Events
>>>>>>>    - New Committers and PMC Members
>>>>>>>    - plus: 1-2 "and also in the news" things (something funny,
...
>>>>> which doesn't have to be technical)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> This is currently the main things I got about this (I hope I
didn't
>>>>> forget anything). I'll be trying to get into this in the next weeks and
I'd
>>>>> really appreciate your feedback. So if you'd love to add things here,
know
>>>>> about a relevant source / piece of writing that should be in there or
want
>>>>> to give general feedback: I'd really love to hear from you.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Looking forward to working with you!
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Best from Berlin
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Lena
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Lena Reinhard
>>>>>>> Twitter: twitter.com/ffffux
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Andy Wenk
>>>> Hamburg - Germany
>>>> RockIt!
>>>> 
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>>>> http://www.pg-praxisbuch.de
>>>> 
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>>>> 
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>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Noah Slater
>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>> 


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