[Wiki Loves Monuments] [Wlm2013-l] drop off in submissions, banner

Maarten Dammers maarten at mdammers.nl
Fri Sep 20 17:32:04 UTC 2013

Hi Maarten

Op 20-9-2013 10:59, Maarten Deneckere schreef:
> I don't think we will gain that much new contributors using a more 
> prominent sitenotice. Most people just ignore it. Just ask friends and 
> family, do they read that message?
> I organised WLM both in Belgium and South Africa, and I have far 
> better experiences attracting people with a personal approach, eg. 
> real life WLM events, our mailing list, Facebook groups.
+1 to that. The central notice banner should be part of a broader 
campaign to promote Wiki Loves Monuments. Last couple of years we also 
had articles in magazines, etc. Bit too late for that now I guess...


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