Questions tagged [publicity]

Use this tag for discussions on how to publicise and promote this site.

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Coordinating Publicity

I'd like to use this question to help coordinate the publicity of GFH during beta. We need everyone to help where you can. The goal is to get the word out to as many different people as possible ...
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How to sell strength of Stack Exchange platform to larger genealogy community?

I haven't had enough gumption to work on my own research lately, so to fire up my imagination and take a bit of a break, I've been watching videos on YouTube, particularly the Ancestry.com videos that ...
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What makes this site unique?

If we're expecting members of this community to publicise it effectively, it might be helpful to give them a few tools to use. One of these is our 'Elevator pitch' which has already been discussed: ...
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Q&A “pushes” around Who Do You Think You Are Live and RootsTech

Duncan suggested at "Publicity" centered on 'events' and the bigger question of events in general that we do Q&A pushes around 'specific events' and there are two major events ...
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Style Sheet proposal: Consider sharing, previews when writing question titles

I would like to propose that we tighten up our question titles where possible. I know I've written some long, rambling titles, and I'm trying to go back and shorten them. It's not easy for me, but I ...
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What is GFH missing to retain experts?

Looking over the total page views image shown from this original data mining question: The bump in views was presumably due to two genealogist blogs posting about the site. So we have visitors coming ...
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Promotion: writing articles about G&FH for gen. society newsletters

There have been questions on G&FH about the benefits of joining genealogical societies, but this article by Terri O'Connell reminded me about the awesome opportunity members have to submit ...
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RootsTech 2013 - volunteer for leading publicity

Regarding this Coordinating Publicity question, that says "Mar 21-23, 2013, need a volunteer to lead publicity" what does that mean? What would a volunteer going to RootsTech 2013 be expected to do? ...
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Are we ready to advertise?

Do you remember the email you got when we entered public beta? It said: Tell all your friends, blog about it, tweet about it, and write the URL (http://genealogy.stackexchange.com) in chalk on ...
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“Publicity” centered on 'events' and the bigger question of events in general

The se blog post does-this-site-have-a-chance-of-succeeding says: "Joel suggested a healthier alternative by rallying users around specific events as a catalyst for asking interesting questions ...