increasing the reach of fedora-marketing

Rik van Riel riel at
Mon Oct 29 00:25:25 UTC 2007

On Mon, 29 Oct 2007 05:24:01 +0530
Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at> wrote:
> Rik van Riel wrote:

> > While we have Leigh's attention, maybe we can start with the
> > excellent interview of Dimitris Glezos on Transifex?  It would be a
> > good example of great content which deserves to be promoted heavily.
> Sure. We have a lot of content Red Hat Marketing can use to promote
> the work being done here. The Fedora 8 series of interviews are a
> good start.

I suspect that simply pointing Red Hat's marketing people at
a mountain of content and going "here, you write something
cool" is going to work.

If we want to improve Fedora's outreach, we first need to
figure out what we want and how to do it.

> We should have started earlier on this but better late than never.
> One thing to note is that none of us here are experts in marketing.
> What I would really want is folks from Red Hat Marketing to guide us
> and participate in our efforts so that we have more professional eyes 
> looking into this.

That I suspect could be a good use of time by people in
Red Hat's marketing department: teach the fedora-marketing
crowd "how to fish", so future collaboration goes smoother.

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

More information about the Fedora-marketing-list mailing list