Questions tagged [site-promotion]

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Can one use TeX.SE to “promote” ones package

I'm wondering if it allowed/ethical to "promote" ones package on TeX.SE? Evidently I'm talking about free and open-source packages so not with a (direct) financial benefit. The idea is that many ...
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Learning LaTeX — book promotions

Update: As requested by TeX friends, the LaTeX Cookbook promotion has been extended by 1 week, until October, 31, there's a new 35% discount code: SVLIDA7. This time for printbook and ebook because ...
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Which image to use in community promotions ads of other Stack Exchange websites for TeX.SX?

I want to propose TeX.SX and promote it on the Academia.SX's Community Promotion Ads - 2015 but I do not find any image to put in the advertisement. Is there any image for such purpose which is ...
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Why is there no TeX.SX community ad on Academia.SX?

Visiting the 2015 community ads on Academia.SX, I can see that TeX.SX does not have any advertisements on the site. Why does not TeX.SX have an ad there? I always think that users who have questions ...
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If I travel to a TUG conference, can I get a TeX.SX T-shirt?

If I get to be a TUG member associated with the StackExchange membership and I travel to the TUG conference in Darmstadt, can I get a TeX.SX T-shirt somehow in order to promote the fact that ...
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TeXtalk interviews and blog infrastructure

quack Dear friends, I'd like to talk about our interview series and the blog infrastructure. This is our current workflow for publishing an interview: We close the interview, limiting its beginning ...
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Who plans to go to DANTE 2012?

The 46th general meeting of DANTE eV (DANTE 2012) will be held from March 7 to March 9 in Leipzig, Germany. As far as I know that's the biggest national TeX users group in the world. Who would like ...
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Cooperation of TeX Stack Exchange and TeXample.net

While thinking about promoting our site and attracting more users, I was looking for the hottest topic with highest possible impact. Looking at the tags with the most questions currently we see that ...
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Request for TeX.SE pamphlet

Can we please have a pamphlet for TeX.SE, too? English.SE pamphlet
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Today: TUG; tomorrow: …

The campaign to get SE to become an institutional member of the TUG (see Do we want Stack Exchange to become an institutional member of the TUG?) had a very happy outcome. From my reading here and ...
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Which question would you choose as a showcase for attracting TeX experts?

I plan a presentation on a TeX conference, which should be suitable for the very experienced audience. In the sense of this question: How can we attract experienced TeX hackers to participating on ...
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Site usage statistics

Just recently, Joseph Wright blogged about One year of TeX.SX, with the evident display of Yearling badges that subsequently followed on the TeX.SX side bar. As a fairly new user to TeX.SX, I've also ...
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Do we want Stack Exchange to become an institutional member of the TUG?

I suggest Stack Exchange Inc. becomes an institutional member of the TeX User Group. I'm glad that many votes alread show interest in this topic. So let's work it out! What are the benefits for our ...
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TeX.SX T-Shirts

The idea of TeX.SX T-shirts came recently up in the chat. Would there be any interest from people to buy one? The idea is that we designed it ourselves and have it produces. I just had a quick look ...
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Online reviews and reports on TeX.SX

Did you see a review of our TeX.SX site in the web? Did you read blog posts or news articles about TeX.SX? Do you know that somebody wrote a report about questions or answers on TeX.SX? Then please ...
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Birthday Celebrations

It's not that long to our first birthday (July 26th), and it would be nice to mark it in some way. I'm sure that there will be plenty of silly ideas - save them for chat. Let's have serious ideas ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2011 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Community Promotion Ads - 1H 2012 What in the Wide, Wide World of Sports is Going On Here? TL;DR -- put images and links in the answers. If they get voted up enough, they ...
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Welcome to new users, HN edition

We've had 13 new users in the two hours since this Hacker News story was posted. Should any of them chance to look at Meta, welcome to tex.sx. I wonder if Hacker News is a good place to attract ...
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Convert mailing list users to the Stack Exchange engine?

I'm new to public mailing lists, other than those at my workplace. I was browsing the pgf-users mailing list and I find that many of the questions come from end-users. Such questions perfectly fit the ...
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Tex.SE at the Joint Mathematics Meetings

Two things about TeX.SE and the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in New Orleans. Anyone else besides me going? Interested in a meetup? TUG often has an exhibitor's table. It might be good to ...
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Ideas for Outreach

Even more important than "Elevator Tag Lines" (what's an elevator?), are ideas for reaching TeXers no other site has yet reached. I'm probably biased here, but I think that one great segment of TeX ...
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Promoting TeX, LaTeX and friends

What can we do to promote our site? All ideas would be very welcome. Andrew already suggested something in Go back to your constiuencies and prepare for public beta! Let's extend it and continue. ...
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Go back to your constiuencies and prepare for public beta!

(Apparently, the question I'm asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed!) Just a heads-up on the fact that, according to our page on Area51, this site will go into Public Beta in 6 hours' ...
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How can we attract experienced TeX hackers to participating on this website?

As pointed in the comment below there are two =) I wish for Knuth to pop in here one day ;-)