Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-11 Thread Eileen Hershenov
Dear Maggie, Your talent, commitment, creativity, unflagging energy and love of all things Wikimedia, combined with your incredible sense of justice (and sense of humor!) made you one of my north starts while working at WMF. I have seldom had the chance to work with someone I so like and admire.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-11 Thread Samuel Klein
Superb. Thank you Katherine, Maggie + all; and a warm welcome, Valerie! :) MS: and ID: remain excellent areas for language outreach; we're privileged to have a strong community network there. SJ On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:19 PM camelia boban wrote: > Congratulations both and welcome Valerie.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-11 Thread camelia boban
Congratulations both and welcome Valerie. Wish you a wonderful work with the Wikimedians community. Camelia, on behalf of WikiDonne UG and AffCom On Tue, Dec 11, 2018, 8:32 PM Philippe Beaudette Sounds like an amazing fit for the Wmf. Congrats to you all, and Maggie... > Take a break now. Good

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-11 Thread Joseph Seddon
Dear all, The fundraising team genuinely hears and appreciates all the feedback we've received about this mobile banner. For the past week and a half - for the majority of our mobile campaign - we have been extensively working and acting on that feedback to reduce the length of this banner,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-11 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Sounds like an amazing fit for the Wmf. Congrats to you all, and Maggie... Take a break now. Good job. Philippe On Tue, Dec 11, 2018, 10:36 AM Maggie Dennis Hello, all. > > On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 1:32 PM Katherine Maher > wrote: > > > Hi everyone, > > > > Just over a month ago, we let you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-11 Thread Maggie Dennis
Hello, all. On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 1:32 PM Katherine Maher wrote: > Hi everyone, > > Just over a month ago, we let you know that we had the reached the final > stages of our search for a new Chief of Community Engagement.[1] Today, I > am thrilled to let you know that we have appointed Valerie

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] This Month in GLAM: November 2018

2018-12-11 Thread The 'This Month in GLAM' team
*This Month in GLAM* is a monthly newsletter documenting recent happenings within the GLAM project, such as content donations, residencies, events and more. GLAM is an acronym of *G*alleries, *L*ibraries, *A*rchives and *M*useums. You can find more information on the project at glamwiki.org.

[Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-11 Thread Katherine Maher
Hi everyone, Just over a month ago, we let you know that we had the reached the final stages of our search for a new Chief of Community Engagement.[1] Today, I am thrilled to let you know that we have appointed Valerie D’Costa to the role. Born and raised a citizen of Singapore, Valerie speaks

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-11 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Even I agree we need more donations from mobile but more aggressive banners doesn't usually lead to more donations coming. At least, if it's more aggressive than a certain threshold and I think these banners pass that threshold by far. Best On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM David Gerard wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-11 Thread David Gerard
I've had people complaining to me personally about the multiple-page fundraising banners on mobile, like I can do anything about them ... this is really deeply pissing people off. On Tue, 11 Dec 2018 at 15:03, Joseph Seddon wrote: > > Hi James, > > As I mentioned in my original reply to Molly,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-11 Thread Joseph Seddon
Hi James, As I mentioned in my original reply to Molly, Desktop page views have been in decline for the past 2-3 years from 4.36 billion (Oct 2016) to 3.64 billion (Oct 2018). Likewise, the relative effectiveness as of mobile as a fundraising platform has historically been substantially lower

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia+Education Conference. April 2019 Donostia-San Sebastián

2018-12-11 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, Basque Wikimedians User Group is happy to announce the celebration of the first Wikimedia+Education Conference, next April 2019 in Donostia. It will be a full-weekend Conference to talk about the relation between Wikimedia and our education projects, and the way Education is being

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-11 Thread AntiCompositeNumber
Pageviews isn't a good metric for this, because it isn't measuring the people who load a Wikipedia page, see an obnoxious banner, and then click away without reading the content. That's still a pageview and a reader lost. On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 1:17 AM Peter Southwood wrote: > > It is slightly