Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-05 Thread Nikola Kalchev
10 of them will be able to participate at the survey in their own language. Why was the opinion of 49 user groups considered less worth that a delay of two months? Best regards, User:Lord Bumbury / Nikola Kalchev Wikimedians of Bulgaria, a Wikimedia CEE Spring International organiser On Sun, Jun 5

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-05 Thread Nikola Kalchev
). Ask a few more patrollers from other communities, multiply by the number of very active editors on those wikis and divide by the number of asked patrollers :). It is not impossible to get a rough estimate. Best regards, User:Lord Bumbury / Nikola Kalchev Wikimedians of Bulgaria, a Wikimedia CEE

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-01 Thread Nikola Kalchev
re input the survey runs for a month instead of a week. Important decisions should not be taken in a hurry. Best regards, User:Lord Bumbury / Nikola Kalchev Wikimedians of Bulgaria, a Wikimedia CEE Spring International organiser [0] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_Executive_D

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook as a discussion mediam (was: Post mortems)

2016-02-23 Thread Nikola Kalchev
For my part I can say that I've moved some discussions to Facebook, because there the communication flow is faster. In a group chat there are no edit conflicts and, since Wikipedians tend to write fast, the conversation goes almost with the speed of talking. Another usage of Facebook is for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook marketing inside pt.wikipedia

2016-02-19 Thread Nikola Kalchev
Hello Rodrigo, on Bulgarian Wikipedia we put a text asking readers to like our Facebook page, our Twitter and Google+ accounts, as well to visit our blog [1]. The Facebook likes went up from 1923 to 5381 in a month, 126 people followed us on Twitter (virtually nobody did it before that), 123

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook marketing inside pt.wikipedia

2016-02-19 Thread Nikola Kalchev
Hello Tomasz and everyone else according to https://stats.wikimedia.org/EN/TablesWikipediaBG.htm the number of active editors has raised by 19% in January, but it might as well be because there were Christmas holidays in December. I do not believe we have enough data to make a good quantitative

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-11 Thread Nikola Kalchev
Thank you very much, Catrope! This is indeed very helpful for people who are mostly active on one wiki, but want to check meta and commons every now and then, too. One dream is fulfilled. The, next, to be able to have wikidata items in the watchlist of my home wiki (=bgwiki) is in line. Best

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access and Participation in the ASBS

2016-03-06 Thread Nikola Kalchev
English into their own language, but I am also quite sure that not everybody would like to do it in the volunteer time. Лорд Бъмбъри / Nikola Kalchev This email has been sent from a virus-free computer protected by Avast. www.avast.com <https://www.avast.com/sig-email?utm_medium=email_sou

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia CEE Spring 2016

2016-03-31 Thread Nikola Kalchev
topics. The project is funded by an international grant [9] which covers expenses for books and other source materials for writing articles on Wikipedia and its sister projects of up to 400 Euro per community. Spread the word and write some articles about CEE! Nikola Kalchev / User:Лорд Бъмбъри

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising Testing Update (Friday 6th May) - Hopefully the first of Many

2016-05-10 Thread Nikola Kalchev
Peter, 3) yes, it takes most people only 1 minute to make a payment by credit card or paypal. Best regards, User:Lord Bumbury / Nikola Wikimedians of Bulgaria On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 11:31 AM, Peter Southwood < peter.southw...@telkomsa.net> wrote: > Comments: > 1) Too much black background -

[Wikimedia-l] Invitation to participate at Wiki Loves Earth 2017

2017-02-08 Thread Nikola Kalchev
Dear Wikimedia colleagues, After four wonderful editions of Wiki Loves Earth resulting in over 300,000 new photos on Commons, we are happy to invite you to the 5th edition of Wiki Loves Earth international photo contest – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Earth_2017 As a

[Wikimedia-l] Central and Eastern European Spring 2017

2017-02-17 Thread Nikola Kalchev
Dear Wikipedians of the world, this year the article writing contest CEE Spring takes place for the third time. It is a contest in which Wikipedians write about topics like the culture, history, notable people, geography, etc., of the region of Central and Eastern Europe. We are aiming to close

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

2016-09-01 Thread Nikola Kalchev
Hi, when you write "we do not inform them how many reads were done for new articles" you don't include all wikis, I hope. In the history section of the articles on Bulgarian Wikipedia [0] there is a link to a pageviews analysis [1] where everyone can see how often the article was read in the last

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Chapters] [Affiliates] Changes to current chapter and thematic organisation criteria

2016-08-25 Thread Nikola Kalchev
First of all, thanks to the AffCom for defining the criteria. I am positively surprised and impressed that they managed to do it since Wikimania when I was told in a private chat that I could forget about having my user group recognised as a chapter this year. Thank you all, who made this possible

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Victoria Coleman, WMF Chief Technology Officer

2016-11-08 Thread Nikola Kalchev
I am very impressed. A great career until now, good universities, published books. Victoria, I wish you plenty of success! Welcome! Nikola / User:Лорд Бъмбъри Wikimedians of Bulgaria On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 5:07 AM, Nurunnaby Hasive wrote: > Welcome Victoria. > >