Re: [Wikimedia-l] Marketing jobs at the Wikimedia Foundation

2016-08-28 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Yes. It is indeed another area where we could do a lot better. We do not show how effective the work is that people do. We do not inform them how many reads were done for new articles. All things that are really easy to do when we think of it. But we do not. So yes we need marketing to get

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Marketing jobs at the Wikimedia Foundation

2016-08-28 Thread David Goodman
Marketing can get someone to buy a product once; the problem is to get them to buy another, and that depends on the quality of the product. It is much easier to get new first time editors than to give them the encouragement and satisfaction to keep them going. On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 5:38 AM,

[Wikimedia-l] Marketing jobs at the Wikimedia Foundation

2016-08-28 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, At the research mailing list two relevant activities were mentioned that do not adequately take place. * *Gamified interfaces for microcontributions à la Wikidata game* ** **Ubiquitous outreach, supported by dedicated technology* The notion exists that it is possible to do all kind of