[EMS Discuss] Promoting EMS; Why is open hack night not on the EMS Calendar?

Mr. Clif EMAIL HIDDEN
Sun Oct 20 14:18:42 PDT 2013


Sounds great to me James. :-) How about the rest of the board?

     Clif


On 10/20/2013 02:05 PM, James Hukill wrote:
> Ahhh.. ok.. no  wonder..
> I am happy to take that on until someone else wants it.. I seem to 
> have the most opinions on what should have happened any ways..Seems 
> right I should do some of the things I pointed out that were not done.
>
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> On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 2:01 PM, Mr. Clif <EMAIL HIDDEN 
> <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN>> wrote:
>
>     Very true James. Currently we don't have a PR coordinator. We did
>     try to fill it but no one felt qualified or like taking it on.
>     We've been struggling with add hoc for now.
>
>         Clif
>
>
>     On 10/20/2013 01:57 PM, James Hukill wrote:
>>     Out of thread..
>>     Who's is supposed to be in charge of PR?  Some person should
>>     coordinate it all rather than it being add hoc.  No one is in
>>     sycn or knows whats coming up if there is not a single point of
>>     contact.
>>
>>
>>     On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Mr. Clif <EMAIL HIDDEN
>>     <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN>> wrote:
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>>         Hi Guys,
>>
>>         I just added all of these to this page:
>>         https://www.eugenemakerspace.com/wiki/Sites/EventCheckList#Advertising
>>
>>         It still needs some fleshing out, want to help? :-)
>>
>>             Clif
>>
>>         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 <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN>> wrote:
>>>
>>>             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 -
>>>             https://www.omsi.edu/sciencepubeugene
>>>             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,
>>>             Weston
>>>
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