< Amarok | Archives Agenda Amarok 2.0 Marketing!!! word-of-mouth recommendation desktop-videos Why are we better than ITunes? downloadportals musikmagazines organize your collection ripping of CDs survey with I-Tunes-user(s) no negative marketing lots of free songs out of the box introductionvideo differentiate between people who already know Amarok and those who don't looks good ;-) lyrics <leinir> apachelogger: Ah yes... just remember i've got another thing that might be good to have on the agenda for the 2.0 marketing meeting - you might remember me poking about with the idea of a mascot in the dev channel... maybe it'd be a good idea to discuss how best to use something like that at that meeting :) A call for estimates for a mascot suit: http://community.livejournal.com/fursuitauctions/294063.html working together with kde-promo? ITunes database import PressKit? ( http://troy-at-kde.livejournal.com/1633.html ) amarok.kde.org expanding translations? remove translations? a decision should be made. recruit antispam squad? Wiki, forums, and now the Drupal comments. linuxtag revu Notes What we need to do for2.0: work on a proper theme for ako do videos/flash presentations of Amarok for new users get statements by famous people about Amarok do a PressKit -> for forums and "real" press collect links to mac-site and windows-sites and contact them ( News Sites ) collect the names of the most important magazines and contact them maybe introduce Amarok 2.0 as beta for Mac and Windows - we need to have a proper release to not make a bad first impression because we may not get a second chance make a decision about translations of ako - Do them properly or not at all? ask lastFM for sponsoring get in contact with distros about shipping Amarok as default musicplayer on gnome pay an artist to get our artwork done? Make a page on the wiki for potential artists (What do we expect/need?). make a side-by-side comperison of musicplayers - maybe targeted at the specific OS - sould not be the most prominent part of our marketingcampaign make CDs to give away to friends? like shipit? live-CD? get more people do the marketingsurvey get word-of-mouth recomendations going make it easy to import ratings (and other things?) from ITunes target the Firefox/digg-crowd first make "Get Amarok Now"-buttons for blogs and websites how do we get them to use IRC (webapplet)? proper introduction to dynamic and smart playlists for everyone (at first startup?) do not forget: no negative marketing!!! Win- and MAC-users expect different things from their software What we have and need to concentrate on: our biggest asset: great team - like a family -> get them into our community and show how great it is drm-free music magnatunes lots of free music good and reliable support on IRC/forum/mailinglist lyrics wikipedia lastFM- and jamendo-integration moodbar suggested songs contextbrowser Amarok looks good organize collection only if the user wants it competitors on MAC: ITunes competitors on Windows: ITunes WinAmp Windows Media Player (foobar2000) LinuxtagREVU: - we had no tape - buy food and trinks in advance next time (very expensive and no time at Linuxtag) - more advertising for the talk on the day of the talk - be prepared for the strange guys ;-) - get a hotel nearby next time - briefing on the end of the first day next time + organised howling - flashmoblike next time + lots of visitors at our booth + ask people to come to the booth - otherwise they are to shy(?) + work together with other exibitors to get more people to the booth by making it look crowded additional: landO did great work on his iconset for Amarok (see http://amarok.kde.org/forum/index.php/topic,14132.msg18785.html#msg18785 ) Not Working discussion to work together with http://www.softwarefreedom.org - we need time to think about that buy a wolf-costume for Amarok? not yet because it is to expensive right now - maybe later. leinir has offered to pay half the price for the costume. Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/index.php?title=Amarok/Archives/Meeting2007-06-15&oldid=28702" This page was last edited on 25 December 2012, at 18:01. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.