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.
On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM David Gerard wrote:
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,
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
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. 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
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,
On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 1:32 PM 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. Today, I
> am thrilled to let you know that we have appointed Valerie
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Sounds like an amazing fit for the Wmf. Congrats to you all, and Maggie...
Take a break now. Good job.
On Tue, Dec 11, 2018, 10:36 AM Maggie Dennis Hello, all.
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 1:32 PM Katherine Maher
> > Hi everyone,
> > Just over a month ago, we let you
Congratulations both and welcome Valerie. Wish you a wonderful work with
the Wikimedians community.
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
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.
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.
On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:19 PM camelia boban
> Congratulations both and welcome Valerie.
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
On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 1:17 AM Peter Southwood
> It is slightly
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
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