Marketing schedule template

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Currently we are on the F11 cycle, the schedule can be found here [[Marketing F11 schedule | Marketing F11 Schedule]]
 
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== General, Non-release Based Tasks ==
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== Tasks not tied to the release cycle ==
  
A list of general tasks which are not particularly related to a Fedora release cycle can be found on [[Marketing tasks]]
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A list of general tasks which are not directly related to a Fedora release cycle can be found on [[Marketing tasks]].
  
 
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== The 6 weeks leading up to Alpha (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
== 6 weeks prior to Alpha - From YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD ==
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== Alpha Release - From YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD ==
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== Between Alpha and Beta (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
Nothing here yet
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== Feature Freeze - From YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD ==
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| Select marketing topics/features we want to focus on || Owner || 2009-02-10 || A note
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| Select marketing topics/features we want to focus on || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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| Contact beats people about topics/features we cover || Owner || 2009-02-17 || A note
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| Update the features page || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
 
| Update the features page || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
 
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| Update the talking points || 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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| Update the talking points || [[User:Jack|Jack]] || 2009-03-10 || A note
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== Between Beta and Preview Release (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
== Beta Release - From YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD ==
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| Developer interviews on the coming release? || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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| Developer interviews on the coming release || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
 
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| Brief FAMSCo on talking points and propagate link to Ambassadors || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
 
| Brief FAMSCo on talking points and propagate link to Ambassadors || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
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== Between Preview Release and Final (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
== Preview Release - From YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD ==
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Artwork is generally done at this point.
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== Final release and subsequent 4 weeks (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD) ==
== Final Release - From YYYY-MM-DD to YYYY-MM-DD ==
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! '''Task Name''' || '''Owner''' || '''Target Date''' || '''Status/Notes'''
 
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| Spam the world || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
 
 
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| Monitor community news sites and provide corrections and additional information as needed || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note
 
| Monitor community news sites and provide corrections and additional information as needed || Owner || YYYY-MM-DD || A note

Revision as of 09:36, 9 March 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 F11 Schedule

Contents

Tasks not tied to the release cycle

A list of general tasks which are not directly related to a Fedora release cycle can be found on Marketing tasks.

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

Task Name Owner Target Date Status/Notes
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

Between Alpha and Beta (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD)

Task Name Owner Target Date Status/Notes
Select marketing topics/features we want to focus on Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Update the features page Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Contact beats people about topics/features we cover Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Update the talking points Jack 2009-03-10 A note

Between Beta and Preview Release (YYYY-MM-DD - YYYY-MM-DD)

Task Name Owner Target Date Status/Notes
Developer interviews on the coming release Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Brief FAMSCo on talking points and propagate link to Ambassadors Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Collect these stuff and forward it to fedora press - Henrik Heigl Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Update the press kits on the Fedora press material page Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note

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

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
Have a beer Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note
Update the Marketing statistics poster 4 weeks after the release Owner YYYY-MM-DD A note