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From Andy Wenk <andyw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Recruitment tweets
Date Sat, 04 Oct 2014 15:24:31 GMT
Welcome Javier :)

On 4 October 2014 11:57, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Cool, thanks Javier!
>
> On 4 October 2014 02:17, Javier Candeira <javier@candeira.com> wrote:
> > Thanks Noah and Andy.
> >
> > I am subscribed to marketing, dev, user and erlang. I'm also both on
> > #couchdb and #couchdb-dev.
> >
> > Now looking at tickets sorted by skill level. Will comment on IRC.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Javier
> >
> > On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 5:35 PM, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
> >> Hi Javier,
> >>
> >> welcome :). As I understood, you want to start working on some topics. A
> >> good entry point is to scan
> >>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=project%20%3D%20COUCHDB%20AND%20resolution%20%3D%20Unresolved%20ORDER%20BY%20priority%20DESC
> >>
> >> You will find a bunch of unresolved issues. They should be labelled
> with a
> >> difficulty indicator but as I just had a quick look it seems that not
> all
> >> have been labelled. You could pick some of the UI tickets and start
> working
> >> on it.
> >>
> >> Please make sure that you have subscribed to the dev@couchdb.apache.org
> >> mailinglist (http://couchdb.apache.org/#mailing-lists) and you should
> also
> >> jump into irc.freenode.net#couchdb-dev
> >>
> >> For the UI topics you can get in touch with robertkowalski and garren on
> >> IRC.
> >>
> >> Happy hacking :)
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> Andy
> >>
> >>
> >> On 29 September 2014 22:04, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> 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
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Andy Wenk
> >> Hamburg - Germany
> >> RockIt!
> >>
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> >>
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>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater
>



-- 
Andy Wenk
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