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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Recruitment tweets
Date Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:04:03 GMT
Javier,

Could you clarify your request. Not sure I understood. Also, hi! :)

On 29 September 2014 16:11, Javier Candeira <javier@candeira.com> wrote:
> 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



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

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