[Ambassadors] Pictures from FOSDEM 2011

Jukka Palander jukka at devspain.com
Wed Feb 9 14:10:51 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-02-08 at 18:55 -0600, Jesús Franco wrote:

> > Should we hand out those only after talking to them about Fedora and
> > only when someone is really interested to have (and try to use) one?
> No, no, you are not understanding then the role of media "gived away".
> They are marketing pieces in situations like that. Keeping for
> yourselves because you don't think people would become at the end
> contributors, just warrants you will end with great numbers of CD's
> burned being unuseful when next Fedora arrives.

Yap, but still. You are NOT marketing anything if you just give a disc

We haven't got so many discs (at least i don't) so I could spread them
out like that. I rather try to explain what Fedora is beforehand and
THEN give a media to try it by own!

> > Procedure on the event should be more like:
> > 1) "..may I show you the latest Fedora and its functionality.."
> > 2) "What do you think? -great?"
> > 3) "Would you like to try it by yourself on your own computer?"
> > 4) Hand out the CD/DVD
> People is taking the CDs maybe with the idea of trying it, right?

As I explained. Have a "talk" with the people first, do not just give it
away like it has no value at all! By explaining some of the features and
advantages of Fedora, you are making much much more and the you are
almost guaranteed that the CD handed out is going to be tried instead
than dumped.

Just make Fedora more personal on the event!


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