Marketing for Xubuntu Lucid

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Fri Dec 11 12:02:40 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Pasi Lallinaho <open at> wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> I've been planning the Xubuntu Lucid marketing quite a bit and here's my
> current thoughts. The marketing would be one big entity, which would
> consist several parts:
> Real-life, touchable posters. Few designs. B&W also. Get people to print
> them and place them on the walls all over the world.
Sounds fun, not sure if it'll really work though. I'm also not sure whether
Xubuntu's community is large enough for this.

> Web widgets or something like that. Something a bit more than just a
> countdown banner. We had the idea of some "special" banner frames for
> some days, maybe use that idea?
I don't know exactly what you're talking about, but this could definitely be
a success.

> A microsite for the LTS release. Link to all the poster sources and
> widgets. Tell about new releases and the LTS concept. Add more content
> at least weekly (remember that this content can be ready before it's
> published, so we don't have to rush when we are near to the release).
> Maybe some "developer interviews"? Maybe even ask Mark to answer some
> questions? How to get the voice of users to show? Some interactive parts?
Cool, but as said, time is too tight for me to be able to contribute ;-)

> 4) EVENTS?
> Some events to lift Xubuntu to even higher level. Ubuntu Developer Week?
> Ubuntu Open Week (plan beforehand)!
> I'm trying to redesign the website for Lucid also. What are we going to
> do for the "developer blog" idea?
> I need help if we are going to follow this plan, especially 3). Comments?
> --
> Pasi Lallinaho
> Xubuntu Marketing Lead
> Web-designer, graphic artist
> IRC: knome @ freenode
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