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From Javier Candeira <jav...@candeira.com>
Subject Re: Recruitment tweets
Date Sat, 04 Oct 2014 00:17:18 GMT
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
>>
>
>
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