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Month: March 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] Fundraising (was: Indefinite QuickBuild outage)

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:40:20 -0500
>>>> Exactly! What we need is a bigger crowd!
>>> Actually what we really need is a PR person to better "advertize" TDE.
>>> Any PR expert in the list? Or do you know any who would be willing to
>>> contribute?
>>>   Michele
>> I heartily second this!  I have not been historically good at PR for
>> TDE,
>> usually being neck-deep in some obscure bug report or enhancement during
>> my TDE "working hours".
>> Also, regarding the coffee mugs/T-shirts, this is a good idea.  We had
>> discussed something similar but I think I managed to forget all about it
>> before investigating further (probably while fixing one of the more
>> difficult bug reports ;-)).  It looks like there is at least one company
>> that will produce them on-demand; any thoughts on what kind of profit
>> margin on such an intrinsically inexpensive item would be tolerable to
>> most of my fellow geeks?
>> I would suggest adding in this store with our Web site redesign, as
>> users
>> will probably be clicking around already to discover where everything
>> went.  I could use some ideas as to what to call it to encourage clicks
>> from random users. ;-)  I could also use some ideas on what to put on
>> the
>> items besides our logo and project name (i.e. a slogan or similar).
>> Thanks, and thank you again to all who donated!  We are now at $350
>> towards the replacement chiller (~ 23% achieved of my lower goal).
>> Tim
> Oh, and speaking of PR, would anyone on this list be able to better
> formulate a plea for financial help for distribution to the users list?  I
> will put something together if not, but I thought I'd ask if there are any
> PR wizards willing to take a crack at it first.
> Thanks!
> Tim

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