Allow me to introduce myself, my name is gmzysk and I have just joined the
marketing team and ambassador team in the NL/EMEA.
You can view more on my experience and my info here:
I do have quite a bit of experience with marketing and branding and most
aspects of management and business admin.
In the next few days, I will post some proposals/propositions for projects
within the community, so please feel free to come with your comments and
All the best,
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I am Hiemanshu Sharma based in Bangalore, India. I have been working on
the -websites team and would really love to help with -marketing as
well. I am a Student right now, doing My Engineering.
I have had some marketing experience from working in my Dads company
during the summer. Have been a part of most Marketing projects my dad
But well the question arises what would i do with Fedora. My answer is
very straight and simple, To see Fedora climb and grow way faster than
it can or should. Not everything can be done in a day. But if you have
everything setup the right way we can surely make it.
And having spoken to Mel about joining the marketing she seemed excited
to have me join in.
Hoping to gel with all the other marketing members and reach the dreams
all of us have.
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I'm Nick Bebout, from the Evansville, Indiana area. I have been
involved with Fedora for about a year, although more active in the past
6 months, as a member of the websites, infrastructure, and ambassador
projects. I've not had much practical experience in marketing, but have
taken a few college classes as a part of my Associates degree in
Start End Name
Tue 22-Sep Tue 13-Oct Finish in-depth feature profiles
Tue 29-Sep Tue 13-Oct Update press kits
Wed 14-Oct Wed 14-Oct Beta Project Wide Release Readiness Meeting
Tue 20-Oct Tue 20-Oct Start One-page Release Notes: Docs & Marketing
Tue 20-Oct Tue 20-Oct Beta Release Public Availability
Tue 20-Oct Tue 27-Oct Create one page Release Notes with Marketing
p.s. Thank you to the people who emailed me ideas on how to format these
messages better. I'm still working on it.
This is really more of a logistics thing since it deals with
infrastructure for marketing rather than marketing, but for tranparency
since we're moving very, /very/ fast right now, a forward.
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Subject: FI module update: zikula WYSIWYG packaged, needs reviewer
Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2009 18:14:36 -0400
From: Mel Chua <mel(a)redhat.com>
To: fedora-news-list(a)redhat.com <fedora-news-list(a)redhat.com>, Fedora
We are *almost* ready to deploy FI to staging. Everything's set
to put that in the code) - AND as a wonderful last-minute bonus, Matthew
Daniels has packaged xinha for zikula, giving us WYSIWYG-fu from the
...if we can get the package reviewed posthaste.
I can't review packages, but will be working on FI after dinner tonight,
primarily in #fedora-websites, if anyone would like to join the party in
a few hours.
Remaining blockers are at
so it looks like I will be excavating my extremely rusty CSS skills and
We're almost there!
PS: Ccing the FWN folks who've been the driving use-case force behind
Marketing folks - if you want a meditative breather from working on
release deliverables, there is a conversation on the f-a-b list that
might be of interest, in terms of thinking about the context of the big
picture that we work within.
The subject line is "What is the Fedora Project?" and it starts at
It's quite long (109 messages as of this writing), so wrap up whatever
deliverables you're working on first (for me, it was a couple FUDCon
tickets) and then settle back with a cup of tea to read and have a good
think. After reading, if there are any insights that you'd like to
share, please share them on f-a-b so they become part of the main
conversation - I'm looking forward to hearing what people have to say.
If you want to stay quiet and watch, listen, and learn, that's totally
fine as well (that's what I'm doing now). It's an amazing conversation,
and an ongoing, very-long-term thing, and there's much to think about in
terms of how we want to lead and shape our own work in the here and now.
I also wanted to call out a specific question from John that seemed
relevant to the discussions we've been having on
"CALLING ANY EXPERTS OR INDUSTRY FOLKS: Are there any product marketing
or brand people out there that can suggest some good methodology or an
approach to defining a target audience that is more efficient than our
approach thus far?
IOW, what is the simplest way to define and explain our "target
audience" without creating a wiki page that is 15 paragraphs long and 25
questions to answer?" (from
So if folks here have some thoughts on that, that may be a particularly
useful thing to chime into the f-a-b discussion with.