[ubuntu-marketing] Creating Viral Videos - Who's interested?

Martin Owens doctormo at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 15:11:59 GMT 2010

Hey Liam,

It's an excellent idea, can we host the videos on blip.tv ? I ask only
because it supports ogg, isn't so keen on deleting works using fair use
free speech and is generally a more wholesome video site?

If you can put together something, I'm sure I could get my wife
involved. She's the moving pictures person int his family.

Can you come onto #ubuntu-community-team channel on irc, I'd like to
talk over a few things if you would.


On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 13:59 +0000, Liam Wilson wrote:
> Right, so it seems that creating a 'Viral Videos' (I.e; short videos
> that can be posted on the internet, similar to the Windows ones)
> project seems to be a better option to market Ubuntu than creating a
> TV ad for a number of reasons;
>      1. It's cheaper - no cost of getting it on the air
>      2. Easier to spread - just send a link to friends/family, etc
>      3. More involvement - the project can go on for a longer time
>         period, and people from other countries can contribute, too.
>      4. It'll last longer - Any videos made will stay online for as
>         long as the video hosting sites are up.
> Before this project actually gets to a head, I'd just like to know who
> would definitely be interested in contributing. And it wouldn't just
> be making videos, remember, we need people to manage any web hosting
> channels we have, people to create themes and or/artwork for the
> channels, and to be possibly be included in the videos, people to keep
> the wiki updated, poeple to suggest ideas that can be used in videos,
> there are PLENTY of ways to contribute, so just because you can't make
> a video, doesn't mean there won't be something for you to do.
> If you're interested, reply to this message.
> If we get enough people, popey (Alan Pope) has pointed me to these two
> guys who we could ask to help, as long as there's enough interest:
> http://www.youtube.com/user/dribletofanaphorism
> http://www.youtube.com/user/madsrosendahl
> They're both really good at video editing/creation, check out their
> works.
> Liam Wilson
> P.S; I'm asking around loads of LoCo's/Teams, so apologies if you get
> this more than once.

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