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== 6 weeks prior to Alpha ==
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This page contains the '''schedule template''' for the marketing project.
* Renew the [[Marketing_News_Distribution_Network | news distribution network]]  people list to always have motivated people
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* Cleanup the wiki from the obsolete marketing cycles
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* Cycle the wiki pages to the new release
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== Alpha Release ==
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This schedule depends on [[Releases/Schedule|Fedora general release schedule]].
* Assign marketing people to Fedora features/developers for the rest of the cycle
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* Assign marketing people to SIGs for the rest of the cycle
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== Feature Freeze ==
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At every release, this schedule should be copied over to a page named '''Marketing $RELEASE schedule''' to work with.
* Update the features page
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* Update the link to the feature list on [[Fedora press material]]
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* Update the talking points
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== Beta Release ==
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Currently we are on the F11 cycle, the schedule can be found here [[Marketing F12 schedule|Marketing F12 Schedule]]
* Developer interviews on the coming release?
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* Brief FAMSCo on talking points and propagate link to Ambassadors
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** (Note that the link is not offered for comment, but for information.  Comments should be gathered prior to finalizing the talking points.)
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* collect these stuff and forward it to fedora press - [[User:Wonderer | Henrik Heigl]]
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* Update the press kits on the [[Fedora press material]] page
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== Preview Release ==
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== The 6 weeks leading up to Alpha (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
(artwork is generally done at this point)
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{|
* Update the screenshots page
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! '''Task Name''' || '''Owner''' || '''Target Date''' || '''Status/Notes'''
* Update the Fedora tour page
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| Alpha Readiness Meeting || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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| Update the Talking Points || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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| Renew the [[Marketing_news_distribution_network | news distribution network]]  people list to always have motivated people || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Cleanup the wiki from the obsolete marketing cycles || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Cycle the wiki pages to the new release || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|}
  
== Final Release ==
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== Between Alpha and Beta (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
* Spam the world
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{|
* Monitor community news sites and provide corrections and additional information as needed
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! '''Task Name''' || '''Owner''' || '''Target Date''' || '''Status/Notes'''
* Additional outreach to independent journos and podcasters
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* Have a beer
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| Determine the features that we want to focus on || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| In-depth feature profiles to 75% completion || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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| Contact beats people about topics/features we cover || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Update the talking points || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Beta Readiness Meeting || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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| Begin working on release slogan || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|}
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== Between Beta and Preview Release (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
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{|
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! '''Task Name''' || '''Owner''' || '''Target Date''' || '''Status/Notes'''
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|-
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| Finish the in-depth feature profiles || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Brief FAMSCo on talking points and propagate link to Ambassadors || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Update the press kits on the [[Fedora press material]] page || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|}
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== Between Preview Release and Final (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
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{|
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! '''Task Name''' || '''Owner''' || '''Target Date''' || '''Status/Notes'''
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|-
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| Update the screenshots page || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Update the Fedora tour page || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Aggressively push stories to the News Distribution Network || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|}
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== Final release and subsequent 4 weeks (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
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{|
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! '''Task Name''' || '''Owner''' || '''Target Date''' || '''Status/Notes'''
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|-
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| Monitor community news sites and provide corrections and additional information as needed || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|-
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| Additional outreach to independent journos and podcasters || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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|}

Latest revision as of 08:32, 7 July 2009

This page contains the schedule template for the marketing project.

This schedule depends on Fedora general release schedule.

At every release, this schedule should be copied over to a page named Marketing $RELEASE schedule to work with.

Currently we are on the F11 cycle, the schedule can be found here Marketing F12 Schedule

Contents

[edit] The 6 weeks leading up to Alpha (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD)

Task Name Owner Target Date Status/Notes
Alpha Readiness Meeting Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Update the Talking Points Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Renew the news distribution network people list to always have motivated people Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Cleanup the wiki from the obsolete marketing cycles Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Cycle the wiki pages to the new release Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note

[edit] Between Alpha and Beta (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD)

Task Name Owner Target Date Status/Notes
Determine the features that we want to focus on Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
In-depth feature profiles to 75% completion Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Contact beats people about topics/features we cover Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Update the talking points Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Beta Readiness Meeting Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Begin working on release slogan Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note

[edit] Between Beta and Preview Release (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD)

Task Name Owner Target Date Status/Notes
Finish the in-depth feature profiles Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Brief FAMSCo on talking points and propagate link to Ambassadors Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Update the press kits on the Fedora press material page Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note

[edit] Between Preview Release and Final (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD)

Task Name Owner Target Date Status/Notes
Update the screenshots page Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Update the Fedora tour page Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Aggressively push stories to the News Distribution Network Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note

[edit] Final release and subsequent 4 weeks (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD)

Task Name Owner Target Date Status/Notes
Monitor community news sites and provide corrections and additional information as needed Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Additional outreach to independent journos and podcasters Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note