It would be interesting to contact DPReview and Flickr to ask if they'd agree to promote this campaign.
Pine On Aug 31, 2015 12:36 AM, "Gergo Tisza" <gti...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 6:32 AM, Craig Franklin <cfrank...@halonetwork.net > > > wrote: > > > It has been my experience that site banners are the best way to reach > > casual readers who are not already integrated into the projects and > > existing communication channels. This is why the Fundraising team run > > banners, rather than begging for money through Facebook and targeted talk > > page messages, I would imagine. The communications channels you're > > referring to are excellent for reaching existing contributors, but when > > you're trying to reach new or casual contributors, a big banner at the > top > > of articles can't be beat. > > > > My experience has been quite the opposite. The easiest, maybe, but the > conversion rate is poor - WLM is for photographers, and putting banners on > Wikipedia is not a particularly good way of reaching photographers. In WLM > Hungary a few years ago we had a deal with a photo sharing site (a crappy > deal, for other reasons), they ran the WLM banner, and it had a ten times > higher conversion rate (IIRC we counted people navigating to the upload > page as conversions). Even though they had way smaller audience than > Wikipedia, half the uploads ended up coming from them. > > I would recommend organizers to be creative and not rely on CentralNotice > too much - reach out to photography discussion groups, photographer > associations, photo sharing sites and any other places where people with an > interest in taking pictures might turn up. > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>