[Owasp-leaders] (massive failure) Fwd: List of Summit Donations from website

Matthew Chalmers matthew.chalmers at owasp.org
Mon Jan 24 20:34:13 EST 2011


Don't pull the plug--let it run until at least the week before the Summit. I
think part of the poor turnout is simply that it only ran for a couple of
weeks. Wikipedia's campaign ran much, much longer and they get far more
daily hits than owasp.org too.

Matt


On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 6:52 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:

> As you can see by the email below, there were only 3 donations received
> from the Ad campaign on the owasp.org website totalling a whopping $220
> USD ($20 from Charles Brooks $100 from Tom and $100 USD)
>
> I don't know what to say more that it was a massive failure, I'm very
> disappointed/sad and I think there are important lessons to learn from this
> (and yes I take responsibility for it since it was my idea in the first
> place ( you can blame this failure on me))
>
> My view is that we now need to pull the plug asap on this one, anybody
> disagrees?
>
> I'm not sure how much better we could had made the Ad campaign, but at
> least we got some good 'a personal request by...' quotes
>
> Btw, Who is Charles Brooks? We should get him to the Summit!
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> *From:* Alison Shrader <alison.mcnamee at owasp.org>
> *Date:* 24 January 2011 19:58:36 GMT
> *To:* "'dinis cruz'" <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>, "'Kate Hartmann'" <
> kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
> *Subject:* *RE: List of Summit Donations from website*
> *Reply-To:* <alison.shrader at owasp.org>
>
>  Hi Dinis,
>
>
>
> Besides yours and Tom’s donations…we have only received one more.  $20 from
> Charles Brooks.
>
>
>
> Alison Shrader
>
> OWASP
>
> 9175 Guilford Road, Suite 300
>
> Columbia, MD 21046
>
> 301-575-0197 <tel:+13015750197>
>
> alison.shrader at owasp.org
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* dinis cruz [mailto:dinis.cruz at owasp.org]
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 22, 2011 12:25 AM
> *To:* alison.shrader at owasp.org; Kate Hartmann
> *Subject:* List of Summit Donations from website
>
>
>
> Hi Kate/Alison
>
>
>
> Can you send me a list of the Summit donations we received from the
> website's 'personal request' banner ad? At the moment I'm only aware of two
> (mine and Tom's)
>
>
>
> Please include name and amount,
>
>
>
> thx
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
>
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