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Standing out in the crowd (part 3): keep your project or package visible

The first two posts in this series looked at how to market your open source project or package looking into the question what marketing is anyway and how to tell the world that you exist. After you have followed the … Continue reading

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Standing out in the crowd (part 2): advertising your project or package

Last weeks post looked at how to market your open source project or package looking into the question what marketing is anyway, finding out who your audience is and understanding your own and your audiences needs. This is necessary groundwork … Continue reading

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Standing out in the crowd (part 1): marketing your project or package

At OSCON and the Community Leadership Summit the question how you get noticed as an open source project (or more generally as a a community) was covered in a number of discussions and talks. A really good talk was Josh … Continue reading

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Getting heard in the noise #2 – know your channels!

A key success factor to “getting your message heard” is understanding who you are targeting and how to reach them.  I wanted to share with you my experiences of reaching for community members to join the BugSquad and what I … Continue reading

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Getting heard in the noise

A common problem people face when trying to address a community is that of noise. We live in an incredibly noisy environment, with people drowning in information and ever shrinking attention spans. So how do you successfully spread your message? … Continue reading

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