[Members] What else should we do?

Hal Rottenberg halr9000 at gmail.com
Mon May 9 20:33:06 CDT 2005

> But it created action, audience and attention - an ideal activity to get
> some very good pr. A task force of volunteers can take care of such
> events (i.e. the almost forgotten marketing task force).... Anyone else
> some opinion on this ?

Hear, hear!  Polls, contests, evangelism, side projects (such as
enhancing the jabber.org website), all of these things can help build
and sustain a community.  It takes creative people to think those
things up.

So let's brainstorm... What else should we do?  I'll start:

- evangelism: promote jabber to your colleagues, clients, friends,
blog about it to the world, write articles and reviews on various
community websites, participate in user forums
- marketing: come up with clever ideas to build mindshare, draw new
talent. For example, perhaps we could convince sponsors to give prizes
that could be given away at a contest.  Then the contest would need a
lot of advertising.

What else?

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