[Owasp-board] Corporate Sponsor and Advertising Change

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Tue Apr 9 18:19:59 UTC 2013


I think item #1 was trying to point to this:
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Corporate_Supporter_Bios




On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>wrote:

> Jim,
>
> A few questions/thoughts
>
>
> 1) Move corporate sponsor logos from the home page to a dedicated sponsor
> page. https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Sponsors ( An example of this can
> be found here
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/thanks.html )
>
> 2) Place the sponsorship link on the left hand side of the wiki nav bar,
> near the top (or more prominently on the homepage)
> I'm not fully following your idea here. Is the link you are referring to a
> link to become a sponsor?
>
> 3) Add several new tiers of corporate sponsorship (gold, silver and bronze
> sponsorship)
> As seba mentioned we did have different tiers years ago and phased that
> out. It would be worth reevaluating if there is benefit to bringing it back.
>
> 4) Since this will lead to new income, phase out the banner add program on
> the homepage
> Do you know how much banner ad income we currently get? We should get that
> number so we can consider it within the discussion.
> Instead of fully eliminating that ad space we could retire it's use as a
> paid for location and instead advertise our upcoming conferences and some
> of our key projects.
>
> 5) I this would have the effect of cleaning up the homepage, a lot, while
> still driving more or the same income if we look at corporate sponsorships
> and banner adds combined (around 200k/year total currently)
> I think we have plenty of work to do to clean up the home page overall,
> but do agree there may be better approaches for supporter logos.
>
>
>
>
> --
> Michael Coates | OWASP | @_mwc
>
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 10:49 PM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> we have had tiered supporters in the past, which did not really take off.
>> any supporting material this can indeed cover the lost income of the
>> banner ads?
>>
>> maybe we can link the tiered sponsoring to sponsors that cover all global
>> conferences?
>>
>> regards
>>
>> Seba
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 7:26 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> I have some suggestions to enhance the corporate sponsorship program and
>>> banner ad advertising program.
>>>
>>> I would like to propose that we
>>>
>>> 1) Move corporate sponsor logos from the home page to a dedicated
>>> sponsor page. https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Sponsors ( An example of
>>> this can be found here
>>> http://www.apache.org/foundation/thanks.html )
>>> 2) Place the sponsorship link on the left hand side of the wiki nav bar,
>>> near the top (or more prominently on the homepage)
>>> 3) Add several new tiers of corporate sponsorship (gold, silver and
>>> bronze sponsorship)
>>> 4) Since this will lead to new income, phase out the banner add program
>>> on the homepage
>>> 5) I this would have the effect of cleaning up the homepage, a lot,
>>> while still driving more or the same income if we look at corporate
>>> sponsorships and banner adds combined (around 200k/year total currently)
>>>
>>>
>>> When considering #3, here are a list of different sponsorship packages
>>> we could offer:
>>>
>>> Gold Sponsors (40k/year)
>>> Silver Sponsors (20k/year)
>>> Bronze Sponsors (5k/year)
>>> Infrastructure Support Sponsors (those doing trade to help keep our
>>> infrastructure going like RackSpace).
>>>
>>> Take a peek at http://www.apache.org/foundation/sponsorship.html for
>>> more info.
>>>
>>>
>>> Gold Sponsorship
>>> Donation level: $40k / year
>>>
>>> Your logo (max size: 150x75) on our ASF Thanks page with link
>>>
>>> Logo Location: upper-middle section of page
>>>
>>> Logo in alphabetical placement
>>>
>>> Logo in dedicated row
>>>
>>> OWASP provided Gold Sponsorship logo for your site
>>>
>>> Personal provided quote for your PR
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Silver Sponsorship
>>> Donation level: $20k / year
>>>
>>> Your logo (max size: 75x38) on our ASF Thanks page with link
>>>
>>> Logo Location: lower-middle section of page
>>>
>>> Logo in alphabetical placement
>>>
>>> Logo in shared row
>>>
>>> OWASP provided Silver Sponsorship logo for your site
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Bronze Sponsorship
>>> Donation level: $5k / year
>>>
>>> Text mention on our ASF Thanks page with 'nofollow' link
>>>
>>> Text mention location: lower section of page
>>>
>>> Alphabetical placement
>>>
>>> Shared row
>>>
>>> OWASP provided Bronze Sponsorship logo for your site
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