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From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Initiate a Contest for Branding of 4.0
Date Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:15:13 GMT
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 7:01 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 3:18 AM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org> wrote:
> > We do need more communication channels specially with external entities.
> > Linux Journal blog, sourceforge newsletters, prominent news channels like
> > Lxer http://lxer.com/ and others. This is what marketing should be
> focused
> > on at the moment. That way initiatives like this grasp major notoriety in
> > the open source world.
> >
>
> Now that we've graduated we are allowed to make more formal
> announcements, even press releases.  So if we develop a distribution
> list we can target news channels like this.  But we would want to
> provide the full package, e.g., quotes, a contact person for further
> questions, etc.   Make it easy for the journalist on a busy schedule.
>

We used to have MarCons in the past. I wonder how will this be handled now?
http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Marketing/MarCons

The development of press kits were also handled with specific guidelines
usually localized and with a consistent structure. Here is a sample of the
releases and how the structure consider a presskit:
http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/OOoRelease33




>
> -Rob
>
>
> > On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 1:58 AM, Graham Lauder <g.a.lauder@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Feel free to hack at it Kevin, all input welcomed. I'll get more time
> this
> >> weekend, although I've been called in for Saturday, just a minor job so
> >> hopefully it won't turn into a major, then I can dedicate some effort to
> >> it.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >> G
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 5:48 PM, Kevin Grignon <
> kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com
> >> >wrote:
> >>
> >> > KG01 - see comments
> >> >
> >> > On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Graham Lauder <g.a.lauder@gmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 6:03 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > > On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 1:17 PM, Graham Lauder <
> g.a.lauder@gmail.com
> >> >
> >> > > > wrote:
> >> > > > > 5 days is about up and we have no -1so I've started a page
for
> >> > creating
> >> > > > of
> >> > > > > the proposed RFP on the confluence wiki here:
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > >
> >> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Brand+Contest+RFP
> >> > > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Question:  Is it worth (maybe before or as part of the "Aim"
> section)
> >> > > > saying a few brief words about what the current branding is,
its
> >> > > > history and why we are rebranding now?
> >> > > >
> >> > >
> >> > > Yes, that will be part of the preamble to the RFP.  I'll be getting
> to
> >> > that
> >> > > this weekend, I'm on a contract at the moment and as is usual they
> are
> >> > > trying to squeeze 52 weeks into twelve!  :)
> >> > >
> >> > > Cheers
> >> > > G
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > > Discussion on the marketing list?
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > I'm travelling for the next two days, connection may be
> intemittent
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > Cheers
> >> > > > > GL
> >> > > >
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > KG01:
> >> >
> >> > Graham,
> >> >
> >> > Can we please update the proposal to indicate that the contest is
> open to
> >> > the general public and members of the AOO community. There is an
> >> assumption
> >> > that our existing community are not capable, or interested in
> >> contributing.
> >> > This is not the case.
> >> >
> >> > When do you expect to run this contest? I have completed some concepts
> >> and
> >> > I want to share with community. Shall I wait for your content? or just
> >> > start posting via UX site? On one hand, I want the contest to attract
> >> > designers to OpenOffice, on the other hand, I want to promote my
> design
> >> > concepts now.
> >> >
> >> > Thoughts?
> >> >
> >> > Regards,
> >> > Kevin
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Alexandro Colorado
> > Apache OpenOffice Contributor
> > http://es.openoffice.org
>



-- 
Alexandro Colorado
Apache OpenOffice Contributor
http://es.openoffice.org

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