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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Recruitment tweets
Date Sat, 04 Oct 2014 09:57:55 GMT
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
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>>
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Noah Slater
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