the Chief Revenue Officer reported that significant increases in
fundraising would be very difficult
I cannot speak for what Zack was thinking -- but I can tell you - as a
member of the fundraising technology team - that I was shocked, utterly
amazed, and astounded at how successful
On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 2:11 PM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote:
I mean as in the tests done May 16, September 20, and October 9
without adjusting the best performing pull-down delivery combined
I think we should all just use TAI. None of this nonsense about leap days,
or pesky little quibbles about leap seconds. God forbid the notion of
On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 1:36 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.ukwrote:
On 15 January 2013 21:15, David Gerard
And why has 2012 been deleted from
It hasn't been deleted; it's just broken and we haven't had time to fix it.
If you'd like I can provide a dump of the aggregated data that went into
creating it. Ideally we would be
Campaign unfuckingknown, with the medium being spontaneous.
The amusing entries are either people fuzzing us; or us testing. There's
very little validation of the campaign tracking fields. What comes into the
system goes out of the system. We probably should clean the data up a
On an unrelated note; I can't make head nor tails of some of those csv
files... Are we really collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars daily???
Depends on the day :p We had a 2 million dollar day when we opened the
floodgates in the US, UK, CA, AU, and NZ (We had five; I think NZ was the
On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 3:07 PM, Dennis Tobar dennis.to...@gmail.com wrote:
Hi, is there any directory or file or whatever with the codes of
campaigns?, I see only codes without sense.
Dennis Tobar Calderón
El 01/04/2013 18:46, Matthew Walker mwal...@wikimedia.org
What surprises me is that anyone is surprised by any of this information.
It's one thing to have suspicions and theories about it; but if the third
party is constantly denying the allegations and with no recourse there's no
point in getting angry. Now that we have reasonable doubt, I hesitate
Thanks for the idea! :)
Technology limitations aside, there are two things we throw around in the
team a lot; that we should not give the impression that a user *must* pay
to use a WMF property, and that we will never ever do gift premiums.
From my perspective buying a DVD set sounds
in place to immediately offset
any possible suggestion that you are 'buying' a piece of the foundation
with your donation.
Just my two cents.
Fundraising Technology Team
On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 11:50 AM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote:
To quickly respond such that people are not terribly confused -- our major
gifts team is hosting a fundraising event at the Dillon Gallery in NY
sometime in the future. I don't have any further details myself (not my
area of what we do); but I'll direct the attention of that team to this
As bonus I personally and other users have experienced that clicking away
a banner made the banner appear again within the hour visiting other pages.
I had that at least four times on a project, on several projects.
Re-appeasring after being clicked away is useless and disturbing.
I'm not sure
I'm not sure who to reply to in this list to grab the appropriate sections;
but some points about fundraising and new CN features that help reduce
banner blindness and annoyance.
* Fundraising banners from the WMF are presently only shown to anonymous
users. The team, as I understand it, doesn't
I have no information on what did or did not happen on any specific days --
but I can say that the data on frdata.wikimedia.org is unfiltered -- e.g.
it includes major gifts donations as well as online fundraising efforts.
We used to filter out everyone above 10,000 $ USD, but I neglected to add
That assumes that [Bitpay] are, in fact, forwarding donations at all.
We have received some funds from them.
Fundraising Technology Team
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I will probably regret saying this -- but the figure we like to throw
around here in fundraising tech is that a new payments gateway  is not
even worth considering unless it is likely to make us at least 500K USD a
year. Or, in the case that it is not an immediate payoff, if it is
The new renderer should already be working in Hebrew and other RTLs.
On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Itzik Edri it...@infra.co.il wrote:
Any plans also to improve this module and make it work well also in Hebrew
(and maybe other RTL languages)?
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