[Evangelism] Plone swag

Christopher Johnson cjj at ifpeople.net
Mon Oct 20 20:11:40 UTC 2008

Hi all,

Xavier Heymans wrote:
> 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.
> In the past, I didn't promote the "Cafepress" Plone items because it
> was unclear who would benefit from the sales.
> All this work can be outsourced. It may be interesting to investigate
> what other Foundations or Communities are doing. 
I think this would be helpful to know also. Unfortunately, I don't have
much info as to how it happens in other places...

> For example, Ubuntu has an efficient system:
> https://shop.canonical.com/
> In the past Ubuntu was using Cafe Express. There may be alternatives.
> Do they ship at low expenses in Europe, US and World?
They ship internationally, but not cheap...we made a purchase/donation
last year and spent a fair bit just on shipping.

If Plone stuff could ship from both the US and Europe, that would help a
lot (having fulfillment happen more locally).


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

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