[Evangelism] Re: Marketing Sprint

David Sapiro - Pilot Systems david at pilotsystems.net
Tue Oct 14 12:12:46 UTC 2008


Le 14 oct. 08 à 14:02, Fábio Rizzo a écrit :

> Hi David,
>
> Is there a plan for plone.net sponsor?

Sure, it was presented by the PF during the conference. More to come  
before end of 2008, AFAIU.

Dave



>
>
> 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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