The Engagement Team works to promote GNOME by helping our communications with users, developers, contributors, partners and anyone else who might be interested in the project.
We want your help! Read our contribution guide for information on how to get started.
Our main activities:
News posts on gnome.org - how to help and post news
Social media, including Twitter, Facebook and Google+ - If you are writing posts, check out our social media guidelines; if you're part of the planning team, check out our social media planning pages, which include posting calendars and more. If you want access or a message sending, see the list of channels and contacts.
Annual reports, produced each summer in time for GUADEC - annual report planning
Release marketing - advertising and release parties for new GNOME releases - planning, guidelines and how to help
Press releases - these are produced for major events - how to write press releases
GNOME websites - maintained and developed in conjunction with the web team - web hackers tasks, tutorials and documentation
Friends of GNOME - GNOME's main fund raising scheme - how it works
Merchandise - designs for t-shirts, stickers, posters, badges and similar (see resources section below)
Conferences and events - we empower the community to spread the word about GNOME. See which events we are targeting this year and how to get involved here
Planning & Organization
GNOME Events Boxes - these are available for people wanting to host GNOME stands
Resources include merchandise designs, photos, screenshots, leaflets and more. Many of these are available for anyone to download and use.
Many Engagement Team resources are stored in cloud.gnome.org. These include:
Public resources - contains t-shirt, sticker and badge designs for anyone to download and print.
Internal resources - resources that can be used to create publicity materials, including photographs and screenshots.
Archive - old materials that aren't recommended for use, but might be useful all the same.
We are actively looking for help to maintain these folders, so please ask an existing member if you want access. Work in progress designs and design source files can be found in the marketing Git repository. Write access to this is managed by the GNOME design team.
In order to help our community do outreach on behalf of GNOME, we have set up some distribution centers to provide SWAG (Stuff We All Get).
How to Get SWAG - information on our current offerings and how to request SWAG
How to become a distribution center - information on how to apply to be a center
Licensing guidelines - how to legally use and archive images
Reimbursement guidelines - how to ask for reimbursements for GNOME-related activities and events you plan
Screenshot guidelines - how to create nice screenshots
GNOME code of conduct - applies to the whole GNOME project
DRAFT Brand Guidelines - what we have so far to help designers maintain the GNOME brand