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Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Websites we can use to bring in new contributors


I think we can make a difference if we plan it well.


​Sincerely,

Sreekanth V K

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On May 25, 2018 7:16 PM, Italo Vignoli <italo@documentfoundation.org> wrote:

> As I said to Sreekanth, the idea is to organize a marketing call focused
>
> on India during the next couple of weeks, to start organizing marketing
>
> activities. I will follow up early next week with a couple of timeslot
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> proposals.
>
> On 25/05/2018 15:39, Biraj Karmakar wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > Sreekanth +1 for your idea.
> >
> > Mike, I was one of the host Mozilla Sprint 2018. We have 10-15 dedicated
> >
> > people in our community. They are are interested in opensource. I will
> >
> > engage them if you could start these type of initiative on l10n, QA,
> >
> > Document writing etc.
> >
> > Thank You
> >
> > Biraj Karmakar
> >
> > Twitter :@birajkarmakar
> >
> > On Fri, May 25, 2018 at 6:42 PM, Sreekanth V K <
> >
> > sreekanth.vettikkadu@protonmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Dear Mike,
> > >
> > > Yes. I was referring to the similar events. Having this sprint as a group
> > >
> > > activity in different locations would encourage more people to contribute.
> > >
> > > Having some goodies - even virtual like small certificate of appreciation
> > >
> > > - softcopy would do - would encourage more and students to participate in
> > >
> > > such events.
> > >
> > >
> > > We can have our hack fests and Sprints. We need to encourage more and more
> > >
> > > students and young people to contribute. It also should help them to learn
> > >
> > > and add some value to their life.
> > >
> > > It will be great if we have good collaboration with development team and
> > >
> > > if they could classify the issues that could be take up in Sprints/Hackfest
> > >
> > > into different levels and mark them as Beginner (Easy Hack), Medium, Expert
> > >
> > > (or 5 levels) according to their wish.Also it could be prioritized and
> > >
> > > marked as urgent, non-urgent, etc. Provide only those issues similar to
> > >
> > > the way we present in Sprint week page.
> > >
> > > Share this information across different social media and urge the sprint
> > >
> > > teams to join us online on one or two days across the world. In case of
> > >
> > > Mozilla they used Gitter and ether pad for collaboration.
> > >
> > > Most important thing is that if the contributors/sprinters have something
> > >
> > > to take hope as a token of appreciation would encourage lots of people to
> > >
> > > join. Even stickers, softcopy of certificate would be a good option.
> > >
> > > We can take this up. Is it possible to get contact of the people who
> > >
> > > organised the hack fests in past?
> > >
> > > Sincerely,
> > >
> > > Sreekanth V K
> > >
> > > Sent with ProtonMail Secure Email.
> > >
> > > ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> > >
> > > On May 25, 2018 2:22 PM, Mike Saunders <mike.saunders@
> > >
> > > documentfoundation.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Sreekanth,
> > > >
> > > > On 23/05/2018 22:22, Sreekanth V K wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Recently, I participated in Mozilla Sprint 2018. The similar concepts
> > > >
> > > > would be a good way to reach out to the people and community.
> > > >
> > > > > We can have Sprint like concepts for the Libre Office projects alone
> > > >
> > > > with appropriate promotion.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for sharing your experience! It sounds a bit like the hackfests
> > > >
> > > > that we have done in the past, albeit with a broader focus. We're also
> > > >
> > > > doing things like this:
> > > >
> > > > https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2018/05/21/guide-revision-
> > > >
> > > > sprint-week/
> > > >
> > > > The main thing is finding the time to organise and run them, so if
> > > >
> > > > anyone has ideas and wants to help out, we'll support you to the best of
> > > >
> > > > our capabilities :-)
> > > >
> > > > Cheers,
> > > >
> > > > Mike
>
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References:
[libreoffice-marketing] Websites we can use to bring in new contributorsMike Saunders <mike.saunders@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Websites we can use to bring in new contributorsMike Saunders <mike.saunders@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Websites we can use to bring in new contributorsSreekanth V K <sreekanth.vettikkadu@protonmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Websites we can use to bring in new contributorsMike Saunders <mike.saunders@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Websites we can use to bring in new contributorsSreekanth V K <sreekanth.vettikkadu@protonmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Websites we can use to bring in new contributorsBiraj Karmakar <brnet00@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Websites we can use to bring in new contributorsItalo Vignoli <italo@documentfoundation.org>
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