[CREATE] LGM Pledgieing

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Mon Feb 16 13:22:03 PST 2009

Heya, is the lgm at gnome.org email working? I got a bounce from you
dave. Is gnome foundation going to hold funds again? Should I talk
with stormy about this or can you do?

Also, should we setup our own info at libregraphicsmeeting.org email to
handle emails?

Yes, good idea on the pitch...I think the website can suffice for
seeking funding, then can make a 1 page pdf or something printable....


On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 2:38 AM, Dave Neary <dneary at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> Nathan Willis wrote:
>> One, a press release is definitely in order for this.  I'm happy to
>> draft one if no one else has a head start on it or wants to.
> Go for it! A press release about last year's fundraiser
> http://pledgie.com/campaigns/613 with amount raised ($12,098), number of
> donations (279), and the speed of it all (2 week campaign), and maybe
> giving names of major or well-known donors (Michael Tiemann, Paul
> Frields, Bdale Garbee, Eric Sink, Stephen O'Grady, Chris Messina, Steven
> Garrity stand out on a quick browse) would be a good start.
> The campaign also got a lot of community support - other donor names
> that stand out for me are names like Andy Fitz, Behdad Esfahbod, Vincent
> Untz, Dave Neary, Jon Phillips, Andreas Nilssen, Louis Desjardins,
> Nicolas Spalinger, David Crossland, Garrett Lesage - people from the
> community who wanted to support the event, but not necessarily
> well-known outside.
> All these names are in the public donor list, and thus can be used for
> publicity purposes.
> The campaign from last year generated 60,000 page views over the 2 week
> period, with over 6,000,000 badge sightings (there is a referral from
> the campaign badge to the site on load) during the campaign.
> Cheers,
> Dave.
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> Dave Neary
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