Self-Introduction: Sugar (Fran Sanchez)

Bogomil "Bogo" Shopov (Fedora Project) bogomil at
Thu Nov 29 08:07:46 UTC 2012

On 28 November 2012 17:21, Jiri Eischmann <eischmann at> wrote:

> Francisco Manuel Sánchez píše v Út 27. 11. 2012 v 19:59 +0100:
> > Hi, my name is Fran and I live in Barcelona, Spain. My Fedora Account
> > System (FAS) username is sugar, and I am new to IRC and would like
> > help getting started!
> > I learned about the Fedora Marketing team through the Fedora wiki, and
> > am interested in joining because I am studying marketing and business
> > administration and I think I will be able to help you in a near
> > future.
> >
> > This is the first FOSS project I have worked on and I have to
> > recognize that I have not worked in Marketing either. But I have
> > managed my own business and I have some experience dealing with some
> > of the typical issues of marketing (I am an architect)
> >
> > My skills, which I hope to utilize in Fedora Marketing, include:
> >
> >       * Creativity (in fact, creativity is needed in my daily work)
> >       * People skills.
> >       * Work capacity and commitment
> >
> > When I'm not working on Fedora, I am working as an architect and
> > studying business administration at the University.
> >
> > I would like to spread the knowledge of the Fedora Project in the area
> > where I live and to learn to work in an environment of teamwork as
> > well.
> >
> > Please help me get started!
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Fran
> >
> > PS I know I have to improve my English too, but that's something I'm
> > working on now.
> Hi Francisco,
> welcome to the team! I'm happy to see someone who is enthusiastic about
> marketing because Fedora Project attracts mostly people that are
> interested in technical aspects of Fedora and not in marketing and
> promotion which are also important.
> There is a large field for creativity.
> If you'd like to get some hits what to focus on:
> * I've been calling for better coordination of our presence in social
> media. I'm currently running Fedora Project's page at Google+, which
> works fine, but we don't really have any official account at Facebook
> for example.

I can do Facebook and Pinterest  :)

> * I'd love to see more leaflets with information about Fedora. We've
> made leaflets about free graphic tools (GIMP, Inkscape,...) that you can
> find it Fedora, but I'd like to see more. For example leaflets about
> Ruby, Java, Python,... in Fedora with information why Fedora is a great
> platform for developing in a particular language. We could take such
> materials to conferences such as EuroPython, RuPy to promote Fedora
> among developers. This task would require coordination between our
> language team (to provide info what advantages and tools Fedora
> provides) and our design team to put the info together and create
> leaflets.
> Marketing activity and coordination in EMEA would be great, too. When
> you get oriented in Fedora Project and want to execute your ideas, I'll
> be more than happy to help you.
> Jiri
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Bogomil "Bogo" Shopov
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