[Clipart] SOM Banners Contest Result
jon at rejon.org
Thu Sep 20 16:35:15 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 09:11 +1000, Ryan Lerch wrote:
> I think that the kinks in cchost that are hanging around in the competition
> area caused most of your grief, the link that I had up in the important news
> section promoting the comp did not seem to work.
That sucks. We just can't allow contests to get released that are
broken. I'll do my best to iron out kinks when I can...oh, did I mention
that ccHost is getting gutted of those phptal templates, so will just
use html and php for templates, which have confused ppl. in the
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: clipart-bounces at lists.freedesktop.org [mailto:clipart-
> > bounces at lists.freedesktop.org] On Behalf Of Greg Bulmash
> > Sent: Friday, 21 September 2007 7:56 AM
> > To: clipart at lists.freedesktop.org
> > Subject: Re: [Clipart] SOM Banners Contest Result
> > On 9/20/07, Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
> > > I think a combination of both...in the future just need to make sure
> > > everything is working prior to launch of a competition...
> > No, Jon, it's not both.
> > The winning banner showed 68 downloads when I just looked at the
> > contest page. After all the contestants, judges, and the merely
> > curious looked at it, there were 68 downloads in all that time?
> > Even if there weren't a whole lot of designers who took an interest,
> > if there was a decent-sized community that was interested in viewing,
> > voting, and commenting, you'd think there would be more than 68
> > downloads.
> > If Ivo worked hard to sell it, he needs work on his selling skills.
> > If he didn't, well, then he needs work on setting realistic
> > expectations. "If you build it, they will come" only works in the
> > movies.
> > Perhaps a "driving traffic to your contest" entry for the Wiki,
> > containing advice on promotion methods (both on and off OCAL) would be
> > a good thing.
> > - Greg
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