[Marketing] Introduction

Tim Bowden tim.bowden at westnet.com.au
Fri Oct 17 08:25:56 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 08:56 +0200, Jeroen Ticheler wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> I think you should stop emphasizing we lack any marketing expertise...  
> I think most of us have done marketing work (even if not full time  
> with a formal marketing training) and we have contributed our best  
> efforts on a voluntary basis to OSGeo marketing. Reading and hearing  
> this comment over and over is demotivating to me and puts me at the  
> point of removing myself from the Marketing committee, seriously.
> Besides that, I very much welcome new people joining and contributing  
> to this underestimated, important task OSGeo has. So welcome Miguel!

Very sorry Jeroen.  I'm probably more channeling my own lack of
expertise and discomfort at trying to help in a marketing role.  It's
not something I'm comfortable with, though I do well appreciate the need
for it which is why I'm here.  I'll pull my head in on that score :-)


> Cheers,
> Jeroen
> On Oct 16, 2008, at 7:41 AM, Tim Bowden wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 12:26 +0200, Miguel Montesinos wrote:
> >> Hi Tyler,
> >>
> >> I just want to help. I really don't know how the work is really  
> >> done, so
> >> I don't know if I can help the same being or not a member of the
> >> committee.
> >>
> >
> > The committee is seriously lacking in any marketing expertise, so I
> > suspect you've got more than the rest of us put together.  Welcome on
> > board!
> >
> > Regards,
> > Tim
> >
> >>
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake
when you make it again.

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