+1 to WDD. Also, let us NOT mix Social Media with Wikipedia. I don't want people posing 'Wl u be mai frnd' on my Talk page. Social Media and Wikipedia, is a big NONO. I realised this back in 2010 when I was trying to use Twitter to get more Wikipedians.
On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 12:05 PM, <wheredevelsd...@hotmail.com> wrote: > You have hired someone who is paid for this very role. Let that person > submit their plan of action on all these to the community for comments. Why > are you posting all of this to us? > > ------------------------------ > From: his...@wikimedia.org > Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:14:17 +0530 > > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs Additional IRC: Thursday > March 22nd @ 9pm IST(Open House) (#wikimedia-office) > > > > On Mar 26, 2012, at 11:01 AM, Pradeep Mohandas wrote: > > Hi, > The conversation is moving off topic. Perhaps the question to mull over is > what to do next? > > > 1. How do we move the predominance of media coverage beyond mainstream > English print into local language print and other media channels such as > radio and the Internet? > 2. How do we encourage volunteers from as many Indic communities as > possible to volunteer for communications activities so that as many > languages are covered? > 3. How do we ensure that news coverage is not all warm fuzzy stuff > about Wikipedia - but also provides a call to action to potential newbies > as well as links or contacts that they can reach out? > 4. How do we build and expand our network of media contacts? > 5. How do we build a toolkit for media/PR/social media such that > community members are able to rapidly deploy to support specific > initiatives such as Wikiprojects or to celebrate community or project > milestones? > 6. How can we use media to support specific community events such as > meet-ups or outreach sessions? > 7. Can we use media/PR to celebrate editing excellence - by showcasing > select articles - and also sharing insights and invitations into the > movement that is behind this content? > 8. Can we acknowledge individual life / wiki stories of editors to > promote editor retention and newbie attraction? > 9. Can we build a digital outreach model that is effective? What will > it take - in terms of resources such as online tutorials or videos or help > pages or chat rooms? > 10. How does a digital outreach model not duplicate existing efforts > already underway or in advanced stages of planning? > 11. Can we integrate community building into the digital outreach > model? > 12. How do we determine if a language community is able to manage the > potential newbie load from such a digital outreach model? > 13. How do we teach the media about the movement and community and > projects - given relatively low levels of understanding within such an > influential group? > 14. How do we support a community initiative like Wikipatrika in a > manner that it remains entirely owned by the individual community members - > but we are still able to help them? How do we do this without taking away > credit and also without building dependence? > 15. How do we make the India Program monthly newsletters richer and > more useful to community members? > 16. Can we introduce story-telling as a effective means of sharing the > work that is done by community members such that we are able to > cross-pollinate ideas? > 17. How can social media be used to drive not just attendance of > events (such as photothons) but can be used to introduce newbies to > Wikimedia policies? > 18. How can we adapt the WikimediaIndia handle on facebook so that it > expands in popularity - but remains relevant to newbies and more > experienced community members? > 19. How do we build the WikimediaIndia handle on twitter? > 20. How do we constantly remain on top of trends in social media so > that we are present and relevant in channels where potential newbies might > be? > 21. Do we need to localise swag and if so what do we do we need? > 22. How do we work intimately with the Chapter's communications team - > but remain accessible to non-Chapter members as well? > 23. How do we ensure that everything we do on communications is rooted > in community building and not marketing mumbo jumbo? > 24. How do we measure results in communications? > 25. How do we constantly ensure that everything done on communications > - which will require the communications expertise - can be done in a manner > where capability is transferred to interested community members? > > > hisham > > > > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing > list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from the list / > change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
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