[Marketing] seeking a mandate 2
eadam at co.lincoln.or.us
Fri Dec 9 14:22:53 PST 2016
On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 2:12 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't see any reason to set an arbitrary deadline of FOSS4G Boston.
> Part of the challenge is not starting a project that takes an arbitrary part
> of time as that erodes volunteer interest. Checking meeting notes, Boston
> was suggested as a good way to cap this activity.
Okay, it sounds like you've already discussed it then. I was just
commenting on the appearance as someone who hasn't stayed informed.
>> I'm glad to see the Marketing Committee with excitement and energy.
>> Keep up the good work.
> Are you interested in taking part Eli?
I don't think so. I'm more focused on the Conference Committee.
Also, my Marketing ideas are not that sophisticated. I've long been a
proponent of no-cost or subsidized-cost OSGeo Logo materials (i.e.
OSGeo should fund the printing and distribution of as many OSGeo
laptop stickers as people are willing to put on laptops. And to some
extent t-shirts too. Also booth material for Local Chapters.) I've
seen big impacts come from relatively small investments like funding
stickers and pizza at Local Chapter meetings.
Best regards, Eli
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