[Evangelism] Re: Marketing Sprint

Fábio Rizzo fabiorizzo at threepointsweb.com
Tue Oct 14 12:02:27 UTC 2008


Hi David,

Is there a plan for plone.net sponsor?

2008/10/14 David Sapiro - Pilot Systems <david at pilotsystems.net>

> Hi,
>
> ZEA is here for that task, IMHO, and we should push more ZEA Partners in
> all our communication.
>
> Then, we could say that the plone.net directory _is_ a network, especially
> when the sponsoring and premium partners will be listed there.
>
> Dave
>
>
>
> Le 14 oct. 08 à 00:59, Nate Aune a écrit :
>
>
>  Hi Roberto,
>>
>> I'm in full agreement with you about sending out press releases every time
>> a major version of Plone is released. I would also suggest sending out press
>> releases every time there is a major conference or symposium.
>>
>> We also discussed inviting journalists to come to the conferences (why
>> weren't there any at this year's conference?) and making it easy for
>> journalists to write stories about Plone. This could mean making a
>> plone.org/press area with press contact persons, logos, photos and
>> elevator pitches / soundbites that journalists could use to construct a
>> story about Plone.
>>
>> Very interesting to hear your comments about partner networks. I suspect
>> that this will be hard for the Plone Foundation to do, since these networks
>> are typically set up to work with a commercial vendor, not with a non-profit
>> foundation. I think it's more likely that individual Plone vendors could
>> join for example the Redhat network.
>>
>> Nate
>>
>> Roberto Allende wrote:
>>
>>> Hello
>>>
>>> I was reading yesterday tickets and i'd like to mention two issues IHMO
>>> are very important:
>>>
>>> 1. Press Releases
>>> 2. Partnership networks
>>>
>>> 1. Press Releases
>>> We should have someone in charge of writing press releases. I think it's
>>> very important the Foundation releases a press release everytime there's a
>>> new version, an important event and so on. Ideally the press release would
>>> be written by a journalist, so they're usually contacted with other
>>> journalists and medias. I believe this cannot be done by volunteer job and
>>> it would be great if the foundation can pay a freelancer journalist.
>>> Probably we could contact other open source foundations, such as FSF and ask
>>> if we can work together, asking them how are they solving this issue.
>>>
>>> 2. Partnership networks
>>> Probably this should be discussed inside Zea Partners, but i found many
>>> cases where gov and corps choose Alfresco, just because is in the Red Hat
>>> partnership network: http://rhx.redhat.com/rhx/catalog/index.jspa
>>> I already contacted them, but i'm not sure about their interest of having
>>> Plone there.. anyway, we could identify Partnetship networks and try to get
>>> there (probably Novell has one, and so on). I'll could keep moving this, but
>>> in some point i would need "official" suport.
>>>
>>> I hope you believe are goods ideas.
>>>
>>> Kind Regards
>>> r.
>>>
>>>
>>
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