[Owasp-board] FW: Invoice for PR Newswire

Seba seba at owasp.org
Mon Mar 30 18:49:19 UTC 2009


Instead of the PR buro, I also think it would be better to have a target
group of bloggers / influencers to send updates to (direct mail instead of
mailing list)
regards

Seba

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 8:39 PM, Jeff Williams <jeff.williams at owasp.org>wrote:

>  I’m not convinced that OWASP should be doing “PR Newswire type” press
> releases.  They are pretty expensive (hundreds to thousands of dollars) for
> each one we send out.  And my suspicion is that they don’t help us very
> much.  I COULD BE SERIOUSLY WRONG here though.  Perhaps if we sent it out
> over PR Newswire, a developer will see the Code Review Guide PR from today
> and get  their company involved.  The alternative is to build up our Web 2.0
> marketing and personal email lists.  I think we should discuss (briefly) and
> vote at  the next board meeting.
>
>
>
> --Jeff
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
> owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Seba
> *Sent:* Monday, March 30, 2009 1:43 AM
> *To:* Tom Brennan
> *Cc:* Andi McDowell; OWASP Foundation Board List
> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-board] FW: Invoice for PR Newswire
>
>
>
> Certainly for the EU conference, but have to look at the costs first.
>
> An later on : the summit next year
>
>
>
> regards
>
>
>
> Seba
>
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 3:09 AM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> That is the annual fee for PR Newswire http://prnewswire.com  - it
> enables submission of press releases to media worldwide based on
> country, region, media type etc. (rates vary from 5k for the world
> release to as small as $150 for local regional releases.
>
> This $195 is a renewal for OWASP Foundation. If OWASP will be
> promoting things such as conferences, project releases, membership
> announcements, industry call to action etc., in 2009+ then we should
> consider have a vehicle in place to enable such and utilize it as part
> of the individual efforts as part of the OWASP marketing allocation.
>
> Does anyone see any thing that needs to be promoted in the next 12
> months (example the DC conference in USA, the Europe conference, the
> Ireland Conference etc..)
>
>
>
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 9:08 PM, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andi McDowell
> > Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 3:13 PM
> > To: OWASP Foundation Board List
> > Subject: Invoice for PR Newswire
> >
> > All,
> > I received an invoice for $195 for an annual membership to PR Newswire,
> > which I think was generated as we sent out a news release using their
> > service in conjunction with the NY conference.  I'd like to get a feel
> > if you think we should pay $195 for the service for the year or if I
> > should tell them we aren't interested.
> > Thanks,
> > Andi
> >
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