Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of WorkShop07/PubBoincOne


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Timestamp:
09/09/07 15:17:59 (10 years ago)
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Nicolas
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  • WorkShop07/PubBoincOne

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     1= Recruitment, Publicity, Teams, Help Publicise BOINC. =
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    2 == Recruitment, Publicity, Teams, Help Publicise BOINC. ==
     3This is a summary of some of the topics discussed.
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    4 This is a summery of some of the topics discussed.
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    6 '''Recruitment'''
    7  * Try to get boinc to be the default option for installing of other software. (Stealth Installation), (Could lead to anger)
     5== Recruitment ==
     6 * Try to get BOINC to be the default option for installing of other software. (Stealth Installation), (Could lead to anger)
    87 * Installation must be closer to client – 1 click installation.
    9  * Put boinc client on www.download.com
     8 * Put BOINC client on www.download.com
    109 * Study and learn from what Folding@home has done.
    1110 * BOINC branding is very important.
    12  * “Tell a friend” link has aprox 4% uptake on WCG.
     11 * "Tell a friend" link has aprox. 4% uptake on WCG.
    1312 * Research which BOINC projects have best publicity and retention; publish this info for other new projects to learn from.
    1413 * Clients, ways for existing members to grow.
    1514 * Target LABS.
    1615 * Projects should follow up on users that drop off. WCG have found that this works.
    17  * “Points Pyramid” suggested as good motivation tool for “Points Hungry” users. Good for retaining users and to encourage connecting more computing power.
     16 * "Points Pyramid" suggested as good motivation tool for "Points Hungry" users. Good for retaining users and to encourage connecting more computing power.
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    19 '''Publicity'''
     18== Publicity ==
    2019 * Word of mouth and introduce a friend have proven to be successful methods.
    2120 * Not enough distribution channels for BOINC. Need to broaden horizons.
    22  * Most people dont know what BOINC is.
     21 * Most people don't know what BOINC is.
    2322 * Consensus agreed that people will run BOINC to help if it is explained in “Simple Format”
    2423 * Publicity ideas; Radio, Youtube, Second Life, Facebook, Myspace, Skypecast.
    25  * “Publicise BOINC” page needed to compile all ideas and projects can link to this page.
    26  * “Publicise BOINC” page ideas; Simple explanation for BOINC, posters for download, Clickable web buttons with html so users can easily put them on their personal web page like Myspace.
     24 * "Publicise BOINC" page needed to compile all ideas and projects can link to this page.
     25 * "Publicise BOINC" page ideas; Simple explanation for BOINC, posters for download, Clickable web buttons with HTML so users can easily put them on their personal web page like Myspace.
    2726 * Make things like Click for credit.
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    29 '''Help Publicise BOINC'''
    30  * “Help Publicise BOINC” link should be on the front page of each project
     28== Help Publicise BOINC ==
     29 * “Help Publicise BOINC” link should be on the front page of each project.
    3130 * “Help Publicise #project name#” link on the front page of each project.
    3231 * Users need to have lots of ideas on the publicity page.
    3332 * “Help Publicise BOINC/Project” link appears on all project message board pages.
    34  * Align and consolidate communities across all projects e.g.; Join BOINC not SETI
     33 * Align and consolidate communities across all projects e.g.; Join BOINC not SETI.
    3534 * Auto cross project adverts.