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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Marketing events: Brochure? Newsletter?
Date Mon, 22 Oct 2012 07:53:41 GMT
On 10/19/12 8:44 PM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org> wrote:
>>> On 10/19/12, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 6:19 PM, Nancy K <nancythirteen@yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi! I have been keeping up with the discussions, but unable to
>>>>> participate
>>>>> much lately, unfortunately.  In the marketing department, is there a
>>>>> newsletter or brochure that could be distributed at any event?
>>>>>
>>>>> I am thinking that a design could be approved, then placed on the
>> website
>>>>> so that anyone representing Apache OpenOffice could print it out. This
>>>>> might be an example of a way to fund an event - using funds for the
>> paper
>>>>> and ink or professional printing.  The vote to offer funds for an event
>>>>> could be proposed for approval or disapproval.  If approved the design
>>>>> posted could be in a file format that could be printed directly or sent
>>>>> to
>>>>> a printer.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Nancy
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Nancy --
>>>>
>>>> I think an downloadable "brochure" would be a super idea! Unfortunately,
>>>> the marketing information via  http://www.openoffice.org/marketing/ --
>> "How
>>>> to get Involved"
>>>>
>>>> seems out of date. Please join the marketing mailing list (see info:
>>>>
>> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/mailing-lists.html#marketing-mailing-list
>> ),
>>>> suggest some ideas, and see what others think!
>>>
>>> This can be easily updated, what is more dificult is trying to get
>>> back some of these marketing jobs, specially sources files. These
>>> source files makes editing and generating marketing kits more easily.
>>>
>>> Other communities like Software freedom day has been pretty good on
>>> launching new marketing kits, or images. OOo days, there was also some
>>> marketing efforts on presenting a similar design for things. Like the
>>> wireframe gull or the waves.
>>>
>>> unfortunately oracle's brand refresh of just using 'white' left us
>>> with only the orb as a design element.
>>>
>>> Apache hasn't really produce much, even with the logo there are some
>>> missing pieces. So I think is important at least to have something
>>> like brochure sources, newsletters, and such to be able to pull
>>> together some marketing efforts.
>>>
>>
>> Would it make sense to start, maybe on a wiki page, a list of what you
>> think we need?  A "want list".  I know that doesn't sound like it
>> accomplishes much, but that list would be very useful.  It gives other
>> volunteers a framework that they can think of and see how they might
>> contribute.
>>
> 
> The marketing wiki as well as the site already has a lot more than a wish
> list. But the challenge is some of the deliverables which were not always
> uploaded to the oo.o domain. Specially since source files were more like
> versions and revisions, so they were put to temporary file sharing sites or
> personal websites.
> 
> I have been talking with drew about some of the flyers we used in the past
> for some events at SCALEx6 on 09.

we should start to collect the source files of any future used material
in a secure place (svn). Well I would prefer a real CMS but that is
something different.

Juergen


> 
> 
> 
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>      Nancy      Web Design
>>>>> Free 24 hour pass to lynda.com.
>>>>> Video courses on SEO, CMS,
>>>>> Design and Software Courses
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ________________________________
>>>>>  From: Albino B Neto <bino28@apache.org>
>>>>> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 5:54 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: Marketing events
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm from Brazil and there various events: FISL, LatinoWare, Revista
>>>>> Espirito Livre and others spread throughout BR.
>>>>>
>>>>> You could have a fund for member "official" AOO, so you can attend the
>>>>> AOO speaking, lecturing, talking etc.. But this must be carefully
>>>>> discussed.
>>>>>
>>>>> This member can attend these events that have availability and time
>>>>> available. It'll be like us, being voluntary, but that talk of AOO
>>>>> events.
>>>>>
>>>>> Albino
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> MzK
>>>>
>>>> "Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never
>>>>  dealt  with a cat."
>>>>                                                 -- Robert Heinlein
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Alexandro Colorado
>>> PPMC Apache OpenOffice
>>> http://es.openoffice.org
>>
> 
> 
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