[Sugar-devel] [Marketing] Ad Design for StackOverflow
Gary C Martin
gary at garycmartin.com
Sun Dec 20 15:37:32 EST 2009
On 20 Dec 2009, at 19:31, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 17:54, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Many thanks Luke, a good catch as developers are difficult to reach
>> in fact I've been thinking of placing such an ad with the Ad Bard
>> network after our December free run for Blueberry is done - they cycle
>> ads on dev-oriented sites
>> Before we ask the designers to work on this, we need to decide what to write
>> Should we seek Activity, or platform devs?
> Maybe first activities? Makes an easier start. Python or gtk+
> experience should be enough.
>> Tomeu, what do you think a developer would react to?
> Something like "Got Python? Change the world!"? Not sure how much room
> we have. Also, developers are a quite heterogeneous bunch when it
> comes to motivation, can we target a defined profile?
>> <sugar labs logo>
>> Nonprofit volunteer org seeks talented developers interested in
>> improving the lives of Sugar's second million children. Join us!
>> <URL join.sugarlabs.org>
> Sounds pretty good, a reference to concrete technologies as python and
> gtk are may help, because developers tend to group around the
> technologies they use and like.
Just a FWIW: gtk was a pain word and kept me away from tinkering for some time, "Hey Python, fab; oh hell GTK+, not another random GUI toolkit to learn."
But then again, I don't really consider myself an OSS developer so am likely an outlier.
>> On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 8:44 PM, Luke Faraone <luke at faraone.cc> wrote:
>>> StackOverflow, a popular programmer Q/A site, is soliciting adverts from
>>> FOSS projects looking for developers.
>>> Does anybody have some spare time to whip up a 220px by 220px image?
>>> Luke Faraone
>>> Marketing mailing list
>>> Marketing at lists.sugarlabs.org
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