action #434

action #433: Write Press Announcement for openSUSE 13.1

Create a draft press announcement

Added by Anonymous almost 7 years ago. Updated over 6 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:24/10/2013
Priority:HighDue date:03/11/2013
Assignee:-% Done:

100%

Category:MarketingEstimated time:16.00 hours
Target version:13.1 GM
Duration: 7

Description

Take the feature highlights and use them to compose a first draft press announcement.
Some tips:
* Remember the 3x3! From those, pick the most important features to be mentioned. Again, First, Best, Only: something noteworthy.
* The headline summarizes that we released our product ("openSUSE released 13.1"), the sub-title has the most important features that our awesome distro delivers. The following paragraph expands on those and leads to the details that follow.
* Those not reading beyond the first paragraph must know the most important news! So, most important info there. Make sure to clearly answer the 5 W's & H in the first paragraph: Who is this about? What is the actual news? When does this happen? Where does this even take place? Why this is news? How is this happening?
* Include details, numbers, facts and quotes.
* 1 page is best, 2 pages absolute maximum.

Check our previous announcements for more details. 12.3 is here: http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-announce/2013-03/msg00001.html


Related issues

Blocked by openSUSE 13.1 Release - action #444: Add features from distrowatch Closed 14/10/2013 20/10/2013
Blocked by openSUSE 13.1 Release - action #450: Assemble the Product highlights Closed 24/10/2013 29/10/2013
Blocks openSUSE 13.1 Release - action #447: Write community announcement for news.o.o Closed
Copied to openSUSE 13.2 Release - action #4066: Create a draft press announcement Closed 13/10/2014 22/10/2014

History

#1 Updated by Anonymous almost 7 years ago

  • Due date changed from 30/10/2013 to 01/11/2013

#2 Updated by Anonymous almost 7 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#3 Updated by Anonymous almost 7 years ago

  • Start date changed from 26/10/2013 to 24/10/2013

#4 Updated by Anonymous almost 7 years ago

  • Due date changed from 01/11/2013 to 05/11/2013

#5 Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • Due date changed from 05/11/2013 to 03/11/2013

Had to move the date earlier, needs to be finished the Friday before Agustin and Ludwig go to LinuxCon as they have to take the press kit with them.

#6 Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Priority changed from Normal to High
  • % Done changed from 0 to 20

Very first announcement draft created, send to oS team ml for feedback.

#7 Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • % Done changed from 20 to 30

Made minor changes based on feedback. Checked state of KScreen - removed it. Asked a number of top contributors and the board for their input. Also asked on openSUSE-internal.

I really want to hear back from the ARM guys...

#8 Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • % Done changed from 30 to 80

Received good feedback, made a 1.1 version of the draft announcement. Starting to feel confident about it.

#9 Updated by toscalix over 6 years ago

Pending ARM and ActiveDoc validation. Adding Juergen and Dirk as watchers

#10 Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • % Done changed from 80 to 90

Have a 3rd draft with final quote from Ralf, input from ARM and ActiveDoc teams. Will send for final review to Kevan.

#11 Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

Final press announce draft send to Kevan. Agustin told me to call him - smart move ;-) spoke on the phone, some minor changes should be in my inbox tomorrow morning.

#12 Updated by Anonymous over 6 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • % Done changed from 90 to 100

Final announcement received back. Assembling presskit...

#13 Updated by lnussel over 5 years ago

  • Copied to action #4066: Create a draft press announcement added

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