[ubuntu-us] New Website for the US LoCo Teams

Grant Bowman grantbow at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 00:29:55 BST 2009

Joe, the map (for one click to get to locos) and analytics sound like
useful things to me.

-- Grant Bowman                                   <grantbow at gmail.com>

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 4:12 PM, Joe Terranova <joeterranova at gmail.com> wrote:
> You took away my map :( the purpose of the map was so that it took one
> click to get to your state loco. Now you have to find the link to the
> state map, then hunt for your state. I set it up that way because the
> point was for people to link to the site when talking about US LoCo
> Teams; then whoever the visitor was, they'd find their LoCo team
> immediately and be one their way to their local site.
> The problem was that no one ever linked to it. We got one (and only
> one) major link; Jono linked to it in a post about the importance of
> LoCo teams, which made it to the front page of Digg. And the site
> served its purpose; people joined their local teams, find out how to
> start a team in their state, etc. There wasn't much work on the site
> since then, because no one else promoted it. So (besides for the map
> being gone) I like the new site, but what's the plan for promoting it?
> I see you also took my analytics code off. That's fine, but someone's
> should be on there; you should have some idea who comes to the site,
> and where they end up.
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> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 5:42 PM, John Crawford <johnc4510 at cox.net> wrote:
>> The Ubuntu US LoCo Teams went live with a new website today. The idea
>> was to present more links and resources in one place for the US LoCo
>> community to have access to. Please drop by the site and look it over,
>> and let us know your thoughts on it. We hope everyone is as enthusiastic
>> about it as we are.

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