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The FOSS Project Marketing HowTo: Start At Home

Oct 11, 2007, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)

[ Thanks to D.C. Parris for this link. ]

"At the Recent Ohio (GNU)LinuxFest, I talked about the importance of promoting your FOSS projects, covering some of the tasks project teams need to engage in, working with the press, and handling negative publicity. Much of that discussion may seem obvious, but a lot of the project websites I visit leave me with the impression that it's only obvious to some people. Some sites are poorly laid out, while others haven't been updated since 1999--or earlier. Project leaders and teams need to recognize the fact that a website is a communication tool. What you communicate, and how, is crucial to helping your project become successful..."

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