[IAEP] Motion for Social Media Manager

Dave Crossland dave at lab6.com
Sun Feb 19 05:57:26 EST 2017


On Feb 19, 2017 11:19 AM, "Samson Goddy" <samsongoddy at gmail.com> wrote:

On 18 Feb 2017 10:51 p.m., "Dave Crossland" <dave at lab6.com> wrote:


There is no need to pay for ads because these as companies offer free
credit to charities and libre projects like ours.

Other than Google that gives ads credit worth $10k a month. I don't think
facebook, twitter, instagram etc offers same. But if it true that would be

You maybe right.... Eg https://nonprofits.fb.com is just training info....

was a temporary thing for

As Caryl and Tony are discussing, the most basic things about the homepage
can be improved.

Was she talking about the homepage (website). There is a plan to redesign
it at GSOC. I am also learning web development to further add more features
to the site.

Yes, I encourage you to review Tony's email about it :)

I don't think a push on SMM is needed; indeed I don't think a push on any
marketing is needed, until the mission / vision / goals / objectives are
clarified, so the next few years have a direction. Until then as Samson
days it's going in circles, not growing.

Yeah i agree to this statement too, clearly we need mission statement to
clarify what our goals are and to really know what to market. Who is
responsible for these??

We are waiting for Sameer.

I agree with Caryl about ditching the Python code base; let OLPC deal with

Caryl stated a good point too. I believe i mentioned it in the motion.
Letting people to more about Sugarizer. Because i believe that where the
future lies. But there is still nothing wrong with the python base.

There is now 1 real world deployment of sugarizer, thanks to efforts of the
OLPC France community. This is a huge step from last year when I rejoined
the community and there was not yet one. With that milestone now passed I
think I would have recommended the font editor gsoc be done with js not

On Feb 18, 2017 1:10 AM, "Samson Goddy" <samsongoddy at gmail.com> wrote:

At the last meeting, i proposed a motion concerning funding the Social
Media role, there where lot of questions asked. So this is the updated
document, i think is something SL should really consider for the future of
Sugar Labs. Below are the links of Social Media that already exist.

 [1]  https://www.facebook.com/SugarLabsforall/

 [2]   https://twitter.com/sugar_labs

 [3]    https://www.linkedin.com/company/454719?trk=vsrp_companies_c

 [4]    https://www.instagram.com/sugarlabsforall/
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