[Linux-aus] Ideas for spreading the word - a communications plan for LA

Noel Butler noel.butler at ausics.net
Sat Feb 9 18:44:52 EST 2013

On Fri, 2013-01-25 at 07:44 +1100, Kathy Reid wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> First of all, +1 to the thanks to outgoing council members
> Reading through the *constructive* comments around voting and getting 
> people involved, it sounds like we need a marketing or communications 
> plan for Linux Australia. This is a random brain dump;
> - Voting - Twitter button was great - do we need sharing, G+, AddThis 
> type functionality on the site? How does this sit with our open source 
> values?
> - Young People - engagement and evangelism are needed here - building 
> links with Universities and TAFEs, showing what open source has to 
> offer. What about a 'all the free stuff you need for Uni' series that we 
> could do for students at the start of the academic year that rates *how* 
> free/open/libre the product or offering is?
> - Website - has served as well (thanks Donna for the design). Where does 
> this really sit in our priorities? Each tasks or 'to do' item has an 
> associated effort, and cost (event if it's not a monetary cost, it's 
> someone's time to get it off the ground).
> So there's a lot we could do, but we we will need to prioritise.
> Proposing that we have a Wiki site for Comms and Marketing Plan.
> What are your thoughts?
> Kind regards,
> Kathy


The new council, whoever that might be, makes sure that all members
(existing as well as new) are sub'd to the announce list, so we *all*
get to know important announcements, like,  ohh, I dunno, say,
elections, election results, etc...   ya know, just little stuff like
that ;)

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