[Plone-com] Welcome to the Plone.com project

Dylan Jay djay at pretaweb.com
Tue Nov 29 11:46:54 UTC 2011


One thing I like on Drupal.com is the map with live contributions.
It's a clever way to show the vendor neutral nature and active mess of
the community.

Dylan Jay
Technical solution manager
PretaWeb 99552830

On 29/11/2011, at 7:34 PM, Mark Corum <mark at plone.org> wrote:

> NOTE TO PLONE.COM PROJECT SUBSCRIBERS:
>
> We now have our email list set up and everyone on the original CC for
> this note - plus followup requests - has been added to it.  I am
> posting this note so our publicly available archive will have a record
> of it.
>
> From now on, this is where our discussions will be held.
>
> Mark
>
>
>
>
> Welcome to the Plone.com project
>
> Our Goal:
> Creating a multi-lingual marketing gateway for the Plone CMS aimed at
> providing interested audiences with easily-navigated access to basic
> information about Plone with ways to easily dig deeper if they are
> interested.
>
> We're still waiting for a proper mailing list with archives, but
> rather than holding off any further I'd like to start this
> conversation by sending out some information about the Plone.com
> structure and goals that came out of two open spaces sessions held
> during the recent Plone Conference in San Francisco.  This is of
> course very preliminary, and is going out to the wider group for your
> help in readying it as a blueprint for our site content.  I'd like to
> express my thanks to the folks who participated in these sessions -
> particularly Joel Burton for helping facilitate and Kurt Bendl for
> being kind enough to scribe for us.
>
> If you're on this list, you're either expressed interest in being part
> of the design and development of Plone.com, or someone has suggested
> you as someone who should be involved.  If you're not interested, just
> send me a note directly and I'll remove you.  Likewise, if you know of
> someone else who SHOULD be involved who is not on the list, please
> have them send me a note directly and I will add them.  This will get
> much easier once the mailing list we've requested is set up, but for
> now we'd like to keep the emails to everyone for administrivia to a
> minimum.
>
> Feel free to reply all to the group with your feedback, ideas or
> suggestions regarding the project. Have we missed something?  Is there
> something in the overview you have questions about or disagree with?
> Let us know.  You're also welcome to send feedback to me directly, to
> be incorporated into the plans as they are developed.
>
> Thanks for your interest in getting involved.
>
> Mark
>
> --
> Mark Corum
> Plone Foundation Marketing & Communications Team Lead
>
> Find out more about Plone at http://plone.org
>
>
> -------------------------------------------
>
>
> PLONE.COM OVERVIEW
>
>
> GOAL
> A multi-lingual marketing and communications gateway for the Plone CMS
> aimed at providing interested audiences with easily-navigated access
> to basic information about Plone with ways to easily dig deeper if
> they are interested.
>
>
> AUDIENCES
> Decision Makers
> Managers
> Recommenders
> Press
>
>
> OUR BASIC SITE PARAMETERS
> Roughly 50 Pages of content
> Core is What is Plone? and Features list
> At least 3 languages to start
> 95% content - no software / no magic
> 1 news item per week
> i18n nice
> Super Cached for outstanding responsiveness
> Non-versioned - hosted
> 1% login - the other 99% are pure users - experience is VERY user-focused
> Design very different from plone.org design
> Responsive design / highly usable from mobile / tablets
>
>
> MESSAGES THE SITE NEEDS TO GET ACROSS
>
> Plone is:
>       Active
>       Pervasive
>       Actively getting better
>       Legitimate and well-supported
>       Open source done right
>
> Focus Points:
>       Quality
>       Security
>       Testing
>       Accessibility
>       Ease of use by Content managers
>       Replacement for other CMS tools / sites without a CMS
>
> Community
>       Foundation, protecting IP
>       Ecosystem of Companies
>
>
> PLONE.COM BASIC SITE STRUCTURE
>
>       What is Plone?
>       Why should I choose Plone?
>       Plone Feature Matrix
>
>       Community Focus - "We Are Plone"
>               People
>               Companies
>               Providers
>               Hosting options
>               The Plone Foundation
>
>       Plone News - targeted at new users, not the community
>
>       Positioning Plone:
>               Case studies (short, market-focused, high value)
>               Featured sites (who is using Plone? What can be done with it?)
>               What is open source? Why it makes sense.
>               Competition
>               Risk (aimed at CEO / CFO / etc)
>
>       Links to:
>               Documentation
>               Products Information
>               Downloads
>               Themes
>               Support
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