[Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Samuel Patton
Hi all, it's Sam from the online fundraising team. I wanted to give you a heads up about a desktop banner we'd like to test before the official launch of our 'Big English' fundraising banner campaign on Tuesday, November 28. TL;DR: A short test of a new banner concept will help us decide if it's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Liam Wyatt
> > TL;DR: A short test of a new banner concept will help us decide if it's > worth iteration and improvement. > > Here's a link to the banner: > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple?banner=dsk_p1_lg_ > right10=US=1 I appreciate that you're trying to innovate, and this requires pushing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Gergo Tisza
Hi Samuel, thanks for being circumspect about the new banner design! On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 2:12 PM, Samuel Patton wrote: > If you have thoughts on this design, please share them here. There will be > more opportunities for you to weigh in if this banner variant looks >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Hello, I like it too, actually better than the earlier one. Looks good on the tablet; can be clicked away (the X seems to be a little fable). Kind regards, Ziko Peter Southwood schrieb am Mi. 15. Nov. 2017 um 08:16: > The sidebar version is less offensive than the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Peter Southwood
The sidebar version is less offensive than the top banner on my widescreen desktop. The message and text sizing is also better in the sidebar version Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Samuel Patton Sent:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Richard Ames
I like it! as it doesn't cover up the article I came to read. Contrary to Liam, it worked well for me in Linux/Firefox and Linux/Chrome. Regards, Richard. On 15 November 2017 at 09:12, Samuel Patton wrote: > Hi all, it's Sam from the online fundraising team. I wanted to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Samuel Klein
Sam, Thanks for the heads up! Is there any measure of the negative impact of a banner (in distraction, self-reported annoyance, abandoned sessions), separate from its fundraising impact? I imagine some very noticeable banners will have high positives as well as negatives; then the question would

[Wikimedia-l] Tatarstan student convinces high school principal to try WP in Edication

2017-11-14 Thread Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin
Dear colleagues, 16 y.o. Timerkhan Shaykhutdinov of Zelenodolsk obtained his high school director approval to work on improving https://tt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Галимҗан_Ибраһимов article instead of writing a regular research essay for Tatar language and literature class. Photos from his