[EMS Discuss] Promoting EMS; Why is open hack night not on the EMS Calendar?
Sun Oct 20 13:39:49 PDT 2013
I just added all of these to this page:
It still needs some fleshing out, want to help? :-)
On 09/25/2013 10:09 AM, Rick Osgood wrote:
> These are all awesome ideas. Open hack night is on the EMS Google
> calendar, which is supposed to be synced to the website calendar. I
> hadn't realized it wasn't actually working any more so I'll take a
> look and see if I can fix it. I'll also rename the event on the
> Google calendar to be "open hack night" since that's what we've been
> calling it.
> I'll also look into the Eugene Weekly calendar and see if I can get us
> on there.
> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 10:20 PM, Weston Turner <EMAIL HIDDEN
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> I think that the "If we build it they will come", i.e., getting a
> bigger space, phenomena will only work so well at getting us more
> members. But we are not helping either by not advertising our Open
> Hack Night on the events calendar on our website.
> Tonight Darrel, Taper, and I were brainstorming about other means
> of promoting EMS, they are as follows:
> KLCC Events Calender - http://www.klcc.org/calendar.asp
> This is a free and effective way to promote events, it was the
> sole basis for promoting a robotics club that I ran for a few
> years and there were often 6 - 10 people that would show up just
> based on seeing the event on the KLCC site. I looked at setting up
> an event for EMS, but they want my email and phone number, so
> without having an EMS email, I'd rather let someone with an
> official EMS address do it.
> Eugene Weekly Events - http://www.eugeneweekly.com/content/calendar
> Dean at the UO Science Library - Maybe we could put some EMS
> postcard sized flyers on a table or desk at the Science Library.
> Sherry at UO CS Department - Maybe we could do the same at the
> front desk at the UO CS building.
> Craigslist Events/Groups - http://eugene.craigslist.org/eve/
> Go to the Science Pubs at Cozmic Pizza -
> We could see about placing EMS flyers at the donations table at
> the Science Pub, and if members made an effort to go and mingle
> with folks there, other attendees would likely be interested in
> our organization (same target demographic and all).
> If anyone has other free and easy ideas for promoting EMS, lets
> hear them!
> Best Regards,
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