Hello there!

Hope am not spamming the list:)

Draft press release is up at [1] and needs some fine tuning before we send
it to our blogger friends to have something about WLM Kenya on their
respective sites.

Thanks,
Stephen

1. http://etherpad.wikimedia.org/press-20realese-20WLM

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 4:09 PM, stephen wanjau <wanjaus...@gmail.com>wrote:

> I have a suggestion of putting up some contacts on the competition page.
> Some interested participants might be interested in finding more info and
> yet they do not know how to edit Wiki nor where to find the info.
>
> Volunteers are welcome to put up their Emails under that page...In the
> meantime some social media posts are on the way.
>
> //Stephen
>
>
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 5:27 PM, Wanjau <wanjaus...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>  I will reach out to my contacts in the JKUAT journalism club with info
>> about the competition.
>>
>> Join the discussion on selecting the local jury at [1] .
>>
>> //Stephen.
>>
>> 1.
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Wikipedia_Takes_Nairobi/Participants#
>>
>>
>>
>> On 09/13/2012 04:47 PM, Limoke Oscar wrote:
>>
>> I will sending the page to some of the Journalist students from USIU (they
>> usually have a photography Exam that demands they take photos) and some
>> other University students that I interact.
>>
>>
>> Lets start a trending topicon twitter and gplus
>>
>>
>>  Photograph a monument in Kenya and Nairobi and stand a chance to win a
>> trip to Hong Kong 
>> #wlm-kehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_Kenya
>>
>>  Next are the prizes and Judging Criteria
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 4:10 PM, Alex Wafula <xelaw...@gmail.com> 
>> <xelaw...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>  Cool, I see the redirect has already been implemented, guess we can move
>> on from here with this. The next steps I see:
>>
>>
>>    - *Settle on local judges and prizes*
>>    - *Advertise* (social media and other channels) We already have some
>>    traction on our Wikipedia Takes Nairobi Facebook page, we can build on 
>> some
>>    update status on Facebook and tweets directing guys to the Wikipedia page.
>>    Posting on mailing lists we are subscribed to woulod also be great.
>>
>> Anything else to add?
>>
>> Alex
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Wanjau <wanjaus...@gmail.com> 
>> <wanjaus...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>   Hello All!
>>
>> I posted a message seeking assistance to move our page from Wikipedia to
>> commons at the WLM mailing list and the general opinion was to have it stay
>> at Wikipedia then create redirects from the banners to point there. Moving
>> the page would create too much unnecessary work.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Stephen
>>
>>
>> On 09/13/2012 08:26 AM, Limoke Oscar wrote:
>>
>> There was an error in the URL for posting on our Commons Page, i have
>> changed it 
>> fromhttp://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UploadWizard&campaign=wlm-ke%20tohttp://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UploadWizard&campaign=wlm-keand
>> now it works fine
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 11:56 PM, Lodewijk <lodew...@effeietsanders.org> 
>> <lodew...@effeietsanders.org> <lodew...@effeietsanders.org> 
>> <lodew...@effeietsanders.org>wrote:
>>
>>
>>  Hi all,
>>
>> Oscar: Not sure where you got that 
>> message.https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UploadWizard&campaign=wlm-ke
>> seems to work fine for me. Please let me know if you were expecting
>> something else.
>>
>> Great things are moving again!
>>
>> Lodewijk
>>
>> 2012/9/11 Stephen <wanjaus...@gmail.com> <wanjaus...@gmail.com> 
>> <wanjaus...@gmail.com> <wanjaus...@gmail.com>
>>
>>
>>  Hi All!
>>
>>  several people (see link [2] of Stephen) have indicated they want to
>>
>>  help.
>>
>>  Currently there are still zero uploads from Kenya, because it is not
>>
>>  clear
>>
>>  to people how to upload. Who is in charge for Wiki Loves Monuments Kenya
>> (or who wants to take responsibility and get things moving)? How can I
>>
>>  help
>>
>>  you to get the priorities straight and get things done? What is the
>>
>>  bottle
>>
>>  neck?
>>
>>  Well the priority is to get a site with full instructions on how to
>> enter the competition. Well, I have tried making a page in commons using
>> the [[Template:tabbar}} approach but seems I am missing out something
>> and it did not work out. So I am looking forward with some help with
>> that. I expected the tabs to have the navigation links to: about WLM,
>> How to participate, Where to find monuments, lists of the monuments etc.
>>
>> I think the discussion page at [1] is the best to discuss of having the
>> site up.
>>
>> I will take charge to get things moving if no one else has taken this up.
>>
>> ./Stephen.
>>
>> 1.http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons_talk:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2012_in_Kenya
>>
>>
>>  Best,
>> Lodewijk
>>
>> 2012/9/9 Lodewijk <lodew...@effeietsanders.org> 
>> <lodew...@effeietsanders.org> <lodew...@effeietsanders.org> 
>> <lodew...@effeietsanders.org>
>>
>>  Hi Stephen,
>>
>> the highest priority should have a clear description on the top of that
>> page:
>>
>> 1) how people can participate (how to find the monuments, and how to
>> upload)
>> 2) what they can win (even if that prize is only a virtual one and a
>> nomination for the international finale)
>> 3) who will judge
>> 4) what are the criteria
>>
>> I am surprised that this is still not clearly described on your page -
>>
>>  and
>>
>>  can now understand better why there are still no uploads for Kenya.
>>
>> Please let me know if we need to help in any way, or need to explain
>>
>>  how
>>
>>  to do something. However, the work will still lie with you.
>>
>> Best,
>> Lodewijk
>>
>>
>> 2012/9/9 Stephen <wanjaus...@gmail.com> <wanjaus...@gmail.com> 
>> <wanjaus...@gmail.com> <wanjaus...@gmail.com>
>>
>>
>>  Hi all!
>>
>> The plans to participate in the aforementioned subject had already
>> started with the preparation of a planning page [1]. There have been
>>
>>   some
>>
>>   volunteers who have shown interest by signing up as willing to help or
>> participate in WLM 2012 [2]. I have responded to some private E-mails
>>
>>   from
>>
>>   willing participants and I expect the enquiries to increase. I
>>
>>   therefore
>>
>>   welcome more Wikimedians to assist me with that by probably adding the
>> email me in their commons usernames like I have done on mine.
>>
>> ./Stephen.
>>
>> 1. http://commons.wikimedia.org/**wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_**
>> Monuments_2012_in_Kenya<
>>
>>   
>> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2012_in_Kenya
>>
>>   2. http://commons.wikimedia.org/**wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_**
>> Monuments_2012_in_Kenya#Get_**involved.21<
>>
>>   
>> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2012_in_Kenya#Get_involved.21
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