[Viscom-dev] OSGeo Marketing strategy...

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at wheregroup.com
Tue Oct 9 11:19:38 EDT 2007

Jeroen Ticheler wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just subscribed to the list, so excuse me if I run too fast :-)
> During the OSGeo board meeting we discussed OSGeo's work on marketing in 
> the coming year. One thing was the paper work (flyers, journal, 
> conference stuff etc..) and the other area of focus would be the website.
> I have worked with a couple of excellent people on the GeoNetwork 
> opensource materials and have today discussed with them if we could do 
> something for OSGeo with them. Now, that obviously needs discussion on 
> this list :-)
> I will meet them again tomorrow. I send this email not to push for input 
> before that meeting,  but it would be good to have a feeling from those 
> on the list if this is something I should be pushing a bit more on? I am 
> happy to dedicate energy on this aspect in the months to come. I think 
> OSGeo really needs to push on the marketing part of things to get wider 
> recognition and also a more visible "value for money" message that can 
> be used when discussing with potential sponsors. I'm very keen to work 
> on this and get all OSGeo outreach better streamlined (web & paper & 
> conference materials etc...)
> Looking forward to hear some initial responses. Ciao,
> Jeroen

Go, go, go!!!

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