[Evangelism] Plone swag

Nate Aune natea at jazkarta.com
Fri Oct 17 22:47:14 UTC 2008

Nate Aune - natea at jazkarta.com

On Oct 17, 2008, at 4:47 AM, Xavier Heymans <xavier at zeapartners.org>  

> On 14 Oct 2008, at 23:41, Nate Aune wrote:
>> Chris - could we set up a PloneGetPaid shop at shop.plone.org to sell
>> this stuff?  All proceeds could go to the Plone foundation which  
>> could
>> then be used to spend on marketing efforts.
> A few points:
> The "Plone Shop" should be done under the name of the Foundation and  
> the benefits go to the Foundation.

Agreed. Although to encourage interesting t-shirt designs we might  
want to offer some sort of compensation to the best designs that  
ultimately end up being sold on the shop.

> In the past, I didn't promote the "Cafepress" Plone items because it  
> was unclear who would benefit from the sales.

Yes, it was not clear and this needs to be remedied.

> All this work can be outsourced. It may be interesting to  
> investigate what other Foundations or Communities are doing. For  
> example, Ubuntu has an efficient system:
> https://shop.canonical.com/
> In the past Ubuntu was using Cafe Express. There may be alternatives.

I think Gabrielle might be a good person to investigate the options  
because she has already successfully produced a lot of high quality  

> Do they ship at low expenses in Europe, US and World?

That would definitely be one of the criteria in choosing a partner.

> I would like to know more about this, and evaluate the costs/ 
> requirements to include some PloneGov products in the store.

Yes, good idea to have PloneGov swag as well.

> Xavier

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