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From Javier Candeira <jav...@candeira.com>
Subject Re: Recruitment tweets
Date Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:11:04 GMT
Hi Noah,

I'm here, if you can help me triage a couple of easy bugs for a
beginner to sink his teeth on.

Javier

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 12:09 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> One of the problems with marketing activities is that quantitative
> data is quite hard to come by.
>
> A lot of marketing works by raising awareness of a particular thing,
> be that a brand, a product, event, or opportunity. More often than
> not, a person takes action on that awareness many hours, days, or
> weeks after learning about it. Making the connection between what you
> did in your marketing efforts, and conversions that you make (in this
> case, recruiting contributors), can be tricky (but not impossible).
>
> How about we take a two-pronged approach:
>
> - Regular, but generic, recruitment tweets, cycling between the
> different areas we want to attract contributions to
> - Specific, and sporadic, recruitment tweets for specific JIRA
> tickets, as and when we need it
>
> I can handle the first one with very little input. But how would we do
> the second one? Is there something we could in JIRA that would
> indicate that a ticket ought to be promoted from a recruitment
> perspective?
>
>
> On 29 September 2014 15:38, Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there any metric to ensure that they'll work?
>> How about to send more concrete recruitment tweet against specific
>> issue? Like "CSS hero scrollbars hater wanted for COUCHDB-2305, many
>> kudos for help!" or something.
>>
>> --
>> ,,,^..^,,,
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 5:31 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>>
>>> I've set up a regular reminder to send out recruitment tweets.
>>>
>>> Here are two examples:
>>>
>>> https://twitter.com/CouchDB/status/516580274990514179
>>>
>>> (Sent just now. RTs appreciated!)
>>>
>>> And here's an earlier one:
>>>
>>> https://twitter.com/CouchDB/status/471358568546193412
>>>
>>> What do we think of these? Do you have any ideas about how often I
>>> should do this, or what sort of stuff I should highlight?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> --
>>> Noah Slater
>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater

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