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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS]: where is the donation button
Date Mon, 16 Jul 2012 06:41:09 GMT
On 7/16/12 8:24 AM, Zhe Liu wrote:
> Hi Juergen?
> Do you mean this bottom left one on the page
> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/?
> I think there also should be one  on the header of www.openoffice.org.

well this is at least a link to the general donation page of Apache.

I think more about 1-click paypal button or combined with a pre-filled
(eg. 10$) donation text field and a page with some more project specific
background information why a donation is useful and make sense.

I think there exists several ways to make a PayPal donation quite easy.
And easy is of course important here, people don't want to read a dull
page to find the necessary information.

We should ask for a donation or at least point to the donation option
when people download it but should in general point on every website
people to the donation option.

>7million downloads should trigger some donations to Apache. The project
is huge, successful and we cause some costs as well. I think we should
leverage the brand to collect more donations...

Juergen



> 
> 
> 2012/7/16 Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@googlemail.com>:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I thought we had replaced the former donation button with a new that
>> goes directly to Apache. I tried today to find it but haven't found any
>> hints for making a donation on our website.
>>
>> Maybe I am simply to silly to find it in the morning and I happy for any
>> hint.
>>
>> But If I am not to silly and there is no donation button anymore, I
>> would like to discuss to include one on all pages. And we should create
>> a page explaining why donations to Apache will help the OpenOffice
>> project. This includes the user forum as well.
>>
>>
>> Juergen
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